Battle / Event Title: Tir Conaill

General Details
Name / LocationTir Conaill
Date1522
Sceneland
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Cause war between Conn Bacach O Domhnaill, king of Tir Eoghain and Aodh Dubh, king of Tir Conaill
Classification Political Conflict
ResultO Neill with his supporters and army came into Tir Conaill and took Ballyshannon Castle and burnt Belleek and Bundrowes before departing safely.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventScotch contingent
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForConn Bacach O Neill, lord of Tir Eoghain; Macwilliam of Clanrickard; the Galls and Gaels of Connacht; the Ui Bhriain; the Ui Chearbhaill and O Neill's army: the nobles of Ulster, a Scotch contingent, many of the Meath Galls, the earl of Kildare's galloglasses
Forces Involved - AgainstAodh Dubh O Domhnaill, king of Tir Conaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved7th and 9th of 9
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruitnew recruit
Role in Battlepart of the makeup of O Neill's army
Tactics Employed
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Employment Statustemporary
Employer's NameConn Bacach O Neill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king of Tir Eoghain
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Hostages and Opponents Details
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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), pp. 641-3