Battle / Event Title: Ballyshannon Castle

General Details
Name / LocationBallyshannon Castle
Date1522
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause battle with Conn Bacach O Neill's army
Classification Political Conflict
ResultBrian of the Fleet Mac Suibhne, Diarmait and the son of Tadhg Cam O Cleirig, Aodh Mac an Bhaird and others were killed by O'Neill's army in Ballyshannon castle
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventBrian of the fleet of Mac Suibhne, the son of Niall son of Eoghan Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaire
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForDiarmait son of Tadhg Cam O Cleirig; Aodh Mac an Bhaird
Forces Involved - AgainstConn Bacach O Neill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st of 4
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadBrian of the Fleet Mac Suibhne, Diarmait and the son of Tadhg Cam O Cleirig, Aodh Mac an Bhaird and others
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant; first named amongst the dead listed
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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