Battle / Event Title: Baile Locha Bo

General Details
Name / LocationBaile Locha Bo
Date1464
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause The sons of Brian mac Donnchada were utterly routed at Baile Locha Bo by the sons of Ruaidhri mac Diarmata and Tadg mag Raghnaill and the sons of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada.
Classification
ResultTadc son of Brian and his son, Maelruanaid son of Brian and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh were captured while Eoghan mac Suibhne, the constable of their galloglasses, was killed there along with sixteen galloglasses and Diarmait son of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada was killed by a single arrow shot.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventEoghan mac Suibhne, constable of the galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and of Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - Forthe sons of Brian mac Donnchada including Tadc son of Briain and his son, Maelruanaid son of Briain; and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh; Eoghan mac Suibhne the constable of their galloglasses
Forces Involved - Againstthe sons of Ruaidhri mac Diarmata and Tadg mag Raghnaill and the sons of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada including Diarmat son of Cormac Ballach
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: DeadEoghan mac Suibhne and sixteen galloglasses.
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadDiarmait son of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada (killed by a single arrow shot).
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
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Employment Status
Employer's NameThe sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and Maelsech
Employer's EthnicityIrish
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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 Tadc son of Brian and his son, Maelruanaid son of Brian and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh were captured.
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
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Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 521
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 521