Kalends of Jan. on 1st feria, 10th of the moon, A.D. 1189.
Domnall, son of Muircertach Ua Lochlainn, was killed by the Foreigners of Dal-Araidhe, [whilst] amongst themselves.
Murchadh Ua Cerbaill, arch-king of Airgialla,
p.217died in the Great Monastery [of Mellfont] after choice penance.
Ard-Macha was burned from the Crosses of Brigit to the Regular church of Brigit, both Close and Third and church.
Echmiledh, son of Mac Canai, happiness and prosperity of all Tir-Eogain, died.
Son of the night Ua Mailruanaigh, king of Fir-Manach, was deposed and went to Ua Cerbaill. And a foray [-party] of the Foreigners came into the country and Ua Cerbaill and Ua Maelruanaigh encounter them and defeat is inflicted upon Ua Cerbaill and Ua Maelruanaidh is kilied there.
Conchobur Maenmaighi, son of Ruaidhri [Ua Conchobair]; arch-king of Connacht and royal heir of all Ireland, was killed by his own minions, by direction of his kinsman, namely, Conchobar Ua Diarmata (son of Cormac; otherwise, son of Ruaidhri). Conchobar Ua Diarmata, however, was killed by Cathal Carrach, son of Conchobar Maenmaighi, in revenge of his father.
Ard-Macha was pillaged by John De-Courcy and by the Foreigners of Ireland.
The son of the Empress, king of the Saxons, died.
Mael-Cainnigh Ua Fercomais; lector of Daire, was drowned between Ard and Inis-Eogain.
(Muircertach Ua Flannaca[i]n, chief of Clann-Cathail, died.)