Battle / Event Title: journey to Scotland from Ulster

General Details
Name / Locationjourney to Scotland from Ulster
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Tuathal O Maille went to Ulster as a mercenary soldier and spent a year there. He was on his way home about Colum Cille's day with 7 ships full of his people when he was caught in a storm of the western sea.
ResultThe fleet was driven northwards (with Scotland on their right hand) and 6 ships were sunk with all on board.
Long Term ConsequencesTuathal himself barely managed to land in Scotland.
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventDonnchadh, son of Eoghan Connachtach mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForTuathal O Maille and his two sons; Donnchad son of Eoghan Connachtach mac Suibhne; Domnall Ballach, the son of Mac Suibhne Gerr and 220 others. (7 ships full of the people - men and women - of Tuathal O Maille)
Forces Involved - Against
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st of 2
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: DeadTwo sons of Tuathal O Maille; Donnchad son of Eoghan Connachtach mac Suibhne; Domnall Ballach the son of Mac Suibhne Gerra and 220 others were drowned with them.
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
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Weaponryuse of seven ships
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TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), pp. 417-9