Kalends of January
. AD 972 alias 973.
Conchobor son of Tadc, king of Connacht, dies.
A battle between Murchad ua Flaithbertaig and the Connachta, in which fell Cathal son of Tadc, king of Connacht, and Géibennach son of Aed, king of Uí Maini, and many others.
Mael Muire, superior of Dairmag, was drowned in Es Ruaid.
Bécán, successor of Finnén, and Ailill, superior of Glenn dá Locha, died untroubled deaths.
Dub dá Leithe, successor of Patrick, made a visitation of Mumu and obtained his demand.