1443 First of January on Tuesday; second day of the moon; MCCCCXLIII. Sixth year of the Indiction.
Maelruanaid O Cerbaill, king of Ely, died this year.
Magnus son of Ardgar Mor Mag Mathgamna, the very best son of a sub-king, for bounty and bravery, of his own province and in his own time, died. May God's blessing go with him to Heaven!
Brian son of Emann O Fergail was killed by his keepers, he having attempted to escape from the Inches of Gorteen, after being held for four years in captivity by Domnall O Fergail.
Sida Mac Conmara, chieftain of Clann Cuilein, died.
Gilla na Naem Mac Aedacain, the teacher of Ireland in his own art, ollav of Ormond, died.
Seoinin son of Cu Chonnacht O Fergail, lord of Mag Trega, died.
Emann son of Tomas O Fergail died.
The castle of Athlone was captured by Muirchertach son of Gilla Bodur son of Emann O Cellaig's son. It was re-taken from him by James Dillon and William Boy Dillon. Before surrendering the castle he slew William Boy, after which he surrendered it and was escorted safely away.
Mathgamain O Briain was blinded by God and Toirrdelbach succeeded him.