Battle / Event Title: assembling of O Neills's great army

General Details
Name / Locationassembling of O Neills's great army
Date1522
Scene
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause assembling of O Neill's army for war against O Domhnaill
Classification Political Conflict
ResultThe Connacht army came to Sligo while O Neill entered Cenel Moain with a Scotch contingent commanded by Alusdur mac Domhnaill, the Meath Galls and the Leinster galloglasses
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventAlusdar mac Domhnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForConn Bacach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain; Richard (son of Ulick son of Ulick son of Ulick the Hospitable) Macwilliam of Clanrickard; the Galls and Gaels of Connacht; O Cerbaill; Donnchadh and Tadhg (son of Toirdhealbhach son of Tadhg) O Briain; many of the Meath Galls, a Scotch contingent commanded by Alusdur mac Domhnaill (AC, 1522, par 6) and John Bissett and many other Scots; Clann Domhnaill Galloclaech and Clann Sithig (AC, 1522, par. 7), Leinster galloglasses
Forces Involved - AgainstAodh Dubh O Domhnaill, lord of Tir Conaill and the Cenel Conaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved7th and 8th of 10
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
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Hereditary or New Recruit
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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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Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 643