Kalends of January fifth feria, twenty-fourth of the moon. AD 1041.
The events indeed are numerous, killings and deaths and raids and battles. No one can relate them all, but a few of the many are given so that the age in which the various people lived may be known through them.
Bethad son of Ainmire, chief ollav of Ard Macha and Ireland as well, died.
Domnall Remar son of Mael na mBó was killed by the Laigin.
Muirchertach son of Gilla Pátraic was treacherously killed by the Uí Chaellaide.
The Airgialla made a raid in Conaille, and the Conaille routed them in Mag dá Chainnech.
Ua Néill made a raid in Uí Echach Ulad and took a great prey.
Gilla Comgaill son of Donn Cuan son of Dúnlang was forcibly taken from Cell Dara and afterwards put to death.
(This year the church of Clochar was built in honour of St.[...])