Annála Ulaidh


....Kalends of January
. The year 431 from the Incarnation of the Lord.


....Palladius, having been consecrated by Celestine, bishop of the city of Rome, is sent to Ireland in the consulship of Aetius and Valerius as first bishop to the Irish so that they might believe in Christ—in the eighth year of Theodosius.


....Kalends of January sixth feria, fifth of the moon, [AM]4636. AD 432 according to Dyonisius.


....Patrick arrived in Ireland in the ninth year of the reign of Theodosius the Less and in the first year of the episcopate of Xistus, 42nd bishop of the Roman Church. So Bede, Maxcellinus and Isidore compute in their chronicles.


....In the 15th or 14th year of Laegaire son of Niall. From the beginning of the world according to the Seventy Interpreters 5885 years, according to the Hebrews 4636; from the Incarnation according to the Hebrews 685 years, according to Dionysius 432 years, but to Bede 431 years.


....Kalends of January
[AM] 463. AD 433.