Kalends of January
. AD 981 alias 982.
Bruatar son of Tigernach, king of Uí Cheinnselaig, dies.
Árchú son of Niall was treacherously killed by the sons of Ardgar.
Aed ua Dubdai, king of the north of Connacht, dies an untroubled death.
The plundering of Cell Dara by Ímar of Port Láirge.