Battle / Event Title: Doire Baile na Cairrge

General Details
Name / LocationDoire Baile na Cairrge
Date1473
Sceneland
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Cause The posterity of Maelsechlainn assembled a large force at the Tolach (see AC, p. 567, note 4) which they burnt. Mag Raghnaill came upon them and the two armies met at Doire Baile na Cairrge.
Classification Political Conflict
ResultThe posterity of Maelsechlainn were defeated but Fergal son of Murchad mag Raghnaill; Diarmait son of Uilliam mag Raghnaill; Cathal son of Uaithne son of Murchad mag Raghnaill; Brian son of Diarmait mag Raghnaill; Brian mac Senlaich; Risderd mac Serraig and many others gentle and simple were killed there.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventDonnchad son of Toirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForMag Raghnaill; Ruaidhri mac Diarmata; sons of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada; Ualter son of Mac Dubhghaill; Donnchad son of Toirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill
Forces Involved - Againstthe posterity of Maelsechlainn
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved5th of 12
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
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Casulties Against: Dead
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Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
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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. 565