Battle / Event Title: O Breislein's house in Dun an Chairbrigh

General Details
Name / LocationO Breislein's house in Dun an Chairbrigh
Date
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Eoin and Mac Gofradha were engaged in a trip to Ireland in pursuit of pleasre and ship timber. O Breislein invited Eoin and friends to his house where ""they were billeted over all the land"" (Leabhar Chlainn Suibhne, p. 11) and attempted to treacherously murder all their party.
Classification Political Conflict
ResultEoin mac Suibhne and followers left for Scotland and went to get the timber they had sailed to O Breisleins house with. 'MacGofradha cast a magic mist over [the timber they had sailed from Scotland with], so that no one might discover it till they came back to it again. But since he was slain, that timber was never found. And it is the famous wood wherin Clann Suibhne are fated to sail to Scotland at some future date.' (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventEoin mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForEoin mac Suibhne and his foster-father, Mac Gofradha of the Isles and all his followers
Forces Involved - AgainstO Breislein and his sons and all his people
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadMac Gofradha
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadO Breislein and his sons and all his people
Casulties Against - Wounded
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Source(s)
TitleMS 24 p. 25 edited in 1920 by Paul Walsh who titled the MS 'Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne'. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne ed. Rev. Paul Walsh (Dublin, 1920) from MS 24 p. 25 in R.I.A. (MS composed between 1513 and circa 1544).)