First of January on Friday and the twenty-fifth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXII. Last year of the Cycle of Nineteen; fourth year of the Solar Cycle; fifteenth of the Indiction. Embolismal year. CB. Last year of the Hendecad.
Henry Butler, Lord of the Owles, and Hodge Medbric were killed by Cathal son of Conchobar Ruad [O Conchobair] and the Connacht princes this year.
Aed O Conchobair broke down the castle of Roscommon.
Tadc Dall son of Aed mac Cathail Chrobdeirg, the most eligible successor to the kingship in his province, till he was blinded by the Ui Raigillig, died.
Jacques d'Audeley, Justiciar of Ireland, was killed by O Broin and a number of the Connachtmen.
Muirgius son of Donnchad son of Tomaltach O Mailruanaid, eminent throughout Ireland for bounty and valour, died at Murvagh.
Meath was burned as far as Granard by Aed O Conchobair. He burnt Athlone and broke the bridge.
Donnchad son of Gilla na Naem Mag Samradain was killed by Tomas mac Aeda Mag Samradain, his own brother.
Richard Tuit, the most noble baron in Ireland, rested.
Aed O Conchobair put a large fleet on Loch Ree, where he burned much and did other damage.