Battle / Event Title: raid into Tirerril reaching Moytirr of the Fomorians and leaving towards Coillte Conchobair when routed at Cnoc in Chroma

General Details
Name / Locationraid into Tirerril reaching Moytirr of the Fomorians and leaving towards Coillte Conchobair when routed at Cnoc in Chroma
Date1398
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause O Conchobhair Ruad hand Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg led a raiding party that included Mac Diarmata's constable, Somairle mac Domhnaill into Tirerril reaching Moytirra of the Fomorians where they took great preys (AC 1398, p. 371, par. 24) and went towards Coillte Conchobair when their hired troops and young levies went off with their booty (AC, 1398, p. 373, par. 24) and left O Conchobhar Ruadh, Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg and his constable, Somairle Buide mac Domhnaill and Somairle mac Domhnaill's followers.
Classification Booty raid
ResultO Conchobhair Ruadh; Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg and his constable, Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill and the people of Somairle mac Domhnaill, having been deserted by their hired troops and young levies (AC, 1398, p. 373, par. 24)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventSomairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable ('consabla') of Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForO Conchobhair Ruadh (king of Connacht at the same time as Toirdhealbhach Oc, son of Aodh, son of Toirdhealbhach, king of Connacht); Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg and Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable of mac Diarmat and Somairle mac Domhnaill's people
Forces Involved - AgainstMuirchertach son of Domhnall O Conchobhair and Maelruanaid mac Donnchada, king of Tirerrill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved3rd of 3
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadSomairle Buide mac Domhnaill and his people
Casulties For - WoundedO Conchobhair Ruadh's right hand was severely wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant and central
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponryarrows
Employment Statuspermanent
Employer's NameConchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
Payment Details
Type of Payment
Form of Payment billeting rights
When was Payment Received after the service
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee
Fines for Breach of Contract
Person to Whom Fine was payable
Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
Hostages Taken
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, 1399.2 [1399], p.43
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 371-3