Battle / Event Title: Moylurg, 1367

General Details
Name / LocationMoylurg, 1367
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause The Clann Murtagh migrated into Mag Nisi and made an expedition an expedition into Moylurg
Classification Expedition
ResultThe Clann Murtagh burnt the stronghold of Aodh mac Diarmata resulting in battle between the Clann Murtagh on one side and Aodh mac Diarmata and Fergal mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg on the other.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventgalloglasses of the Clann Murtagh - galloclaich
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForClann Murtagh - Tadc son of Ruaidhri O Conchobhair; Fergal mag Tigernain, chieftain of Tullyhunco; Diarmait mag Raghnaill, chieftain of the Muinter Eolais and some galloglasses
Forces Involved - AgainstAodh mac Diarmata; Fergal mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved4th
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: Deadsome of the Clann Murtagh
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Deadtwelve of the favourite nobles of Mac Diarmata
Casulties Against - WoundedAodh Mac Diarmata
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employeduse of cavalry - 'an onset and attack of cavalry exclusively was given to each other at Ait-tighi-Mic-Coise' (AU, 1364 [1367], p. 592)
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Employment Status
Employer's NameClann Murtagh
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status chieftain
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Hostages and Opponents Details
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Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
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Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
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TitleAU, 1364 [1367], p. 529
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 329