Kalends of January third feria, thirteenth of the moon. AD 1040.
This is the 1040th year from the Incarnation of the Lord.
Coscrach son of Aingid, successor of Flannán and Brénainn, Mael Muire ua hUchtáin, successor of Colum Cille, and Diarmait ua Sechnusaig, successor of Sechnaill, fell asleep in Christ.
Corcrán the Cleric, foremost in Europe for piety and learning, rested in Christ.
Dúnchad ua Canaigi, lector of Ard Macha, a most meek and learned man, rested in Christ.
Donnchad son of Crínán, king of Scotland, was killed by his own people.
Harold, king of Saxan Siuas ?, dies.
All Cell Dara was burned about the feast of St. Michael 29 Sept.. Ceanannas was burned; Dún dá Lethglas and many other churches were burned.