Kalends of January first feria, ninth of the moon. AD 987 alias 988.
Dúnlang son of Dub dá Baireann, heir designate of Caisel, and Muirgius son of Conchobor fell by one another in Uí Briúin Shinna.
Congalach ua Cuilennáin, king of Conaille, and Ciar Chaille son of Cairellán, king of northern Brega, fell by one another.
Laidcnén son of Cerball, king of Fernmag, was killed in Ard Macha by Fergal son of Conaing, king of Ailech.
Colum, superior of Corcach, and Dub dá Bairenn, superior of Both Chonais, fell asleep.
(Or it is under thus year that Dúnchad ua Braín should be.)