Kalends of Jan. on 7th feria, 2nd of the moon, A.D. 1172.
The king of the Saxons (namely, Henry, son of the Empress) went from Ireland on Easter Sunday [April 16], after celebration of Mass.
Tigernan Ua Ruairc, king of Breifni and Conmaicni, a man of great power for a long time, was killed by the same Saxons and by Domnall, son of Annadh [Ua Ruairc] of his own clan along with them. He was beheaded also by them and his head and his body were carried ignominiously to Ath-cliath. The head was raised over the door of the fortress,a sore, miserable sight for the Gaidhil. The body was hung in another place, with its feet upwards.
Tigernach Ua Mael-Eoin, successor of Ciaran (of Cluain-mac-Nois), rested in peace.
Inis-Eogain was wasted by the Cenel-Conaill and slaughter inflicted upon its inhabitants.
Defeat [was inflicted] upon the Cenel-Eogain by Flaithbertach Ua Maeldoraidh and by the Cenel-Conaill and great slaughter was put upon them. A marvel [wrought] by the saints of God [was] that thing: namely, by Patrick and by Colum-cille and by the saints besides, whose churches they destroyed.
Mael-Muire Mac Murchadha, chief of Muinnter-Birn and chief and king of the Ui-Echach, was killed by Aedh Mac Oenghusa and by the Clann-Aedha of the Ui-Echach of Ulidia.
The full circuit [cess] of the Fifth of Connacht [was carried] for the fourth time by Gilla Mac Liac, successor of Patrick, namely, by the Primate of Ireland, to Ard-Macha.
Domnall Ua Fergail, arch-chief of Conmaicni, was killed by the people of the king of the Saxons.
Gilla-Aedha, bishop of Cork, a man full of the grace of God, rested in good old age.
(Murchadh Mac Murchadha and Murchadh Ua Briain were slain.
Gilla-Crist, son of the successor of Ciaran of Cluain-mic-Nois, rested.
Diarmod Ua Caellaidhe was slain.)