Kalends of Jan. on 2nd feria, 24th of the moon, A.D. 1459.
Ua Briain, namely, king of Thomond, died this year; that is, Toirdelbach Ua Briain.
Great defeat was given by the Earl of Kildare to Ua Concobair Faly, namely, Conn, son of the Calbach Ua Concobuir, wherein Conn himself was taken and wherein the grandson of William Ua Ceallaigh, namely, William, son of Edmond, son of William, son of Mael-Shechlainn, son of William, son of Donnchadh Ua Ceallaigh the Momonian and many of his people were slain and so on.
Ua Birn died this year: that is, Brian Ua Birn, namely, chief of Tir-Briuin, after spending his life-time honourably.
Ua Cuirnin died this year: that is, Maghnus Ua Cuirnin, namely, ollam of Ua Ruairc, to wit, a professor of history.
John the Stooped, son of Cu-Uladh, Mac-an-baird, namely, an eminent poet, died this year.
The spoils of Cenel-Duachain (otherwise, Cenel-Luachain) were carried off by Brian, son of Philip, son of Thomas Mag Uidhir, this year.
The spoils of Magh-slecht were carried off the same year by Mag Uidhir, namely, by Thomas Mag Uidhir junior and the town of Mag Samradhain was burned by him on that expedition.
Glaisne, son of Concobur Ua Raighilligh, was slain by the sons of Rughraidhe Mag Mathgamna this year.
Ua Neill, namely, Henry, took a host of Foreigners with him to the castle of the Oghmadh, to take it from the sons of Art Ua Neill and peace was made by them on that expedition and so on.
Ferghal, son of Thomas Ua Raighilligh, died this year after completion of his good life- time.
Mael-Muire, son of Tadhg, Ua Cianain died this year: to wit, one who was to be professor in history and in poetry.
Margaret, daughter of Ua Breislen, namely, mother of Pierce, son of the Abbot, died on the Kalends 1st of February.