Battle / Event Title: Ath an Imuricc

General Details
Name / LocationAth an Imuricc
Date1366
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Domhnall O Neill assembled a force to make war on Niall O Neill
Classification Political Conflict
ResultRaghnall mac Domhnaill arrived from the Hebrides with a band of gallowglasses to support Niall O Neill. Toirdhealbhach and Alexander mac Domhnaill (the brother and son of Raghnall), with another band of Mac Domhnaill gallowglasses, arrived to support Domhnall O Neill although Raghnall had tried to get his brother and son to support him instead out of respect for his seniority.
Long Term ConsequencesRaghnall's son (brother?) (AC, p. 329, note 3) was slain and Alexander mac Domhnaill, Raghnall's son, was taken prisoner. Raghnall would not let his followers kill Alexander.
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventRagnall son of Alexander, heir of the Clann Alexander (Mac Domhnaill)
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForRaghnall son of Alexander, heir of the Clan Domhnaill and gallowglasses
Forces Involved - AgainstDomhnall O Neill; Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill (brother of Raghnall mac Domhnaill); Alexander mac Domhnaill (son of Raghnall mac Domhnaill)
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neitherdefeat for Domhnall O Neill, victory for Niall O Neill
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Deada large number of Domhnall O Neill's men
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
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Employment Status
Employer's NameNiall O Neill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
Payment Details
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When was Payment Received
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee
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Person to Whom Fine was payable
Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
Hostages Taken Alexander mac Domhnaill, son of Raghnall mac Domhnaill
Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment
Hostages Taken - Date of Release
Opponents Hostages
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
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Source(s)
TitleAU, 1363 [1366], pp. 526-527
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 329