Battle / Event Title: gathering of armies in Tir Conaill

General Details
Name / Locationgathering of armies in Tir Conaill
Date1524
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause The justiciar, Gerald earl of Kildare and Conn Bacach led an army into Tir Conaill
Classification Political Conflict
ResultMany Scots gathered to support Aodh Dubh O Domhnaill such as the sons of Eoghan Cathanach, Mac Domnaill Galloclaech and other great men from Scotland
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventthe son of Eoghan Cathanach Mac Domhnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForAodh Dubh O Domhnaill, king of Tir Conaill; Eoghan Cathanach, Mac Domhnaill Galloclaech and other great men of Scotland
Forces Involved - AgainstGerald, earl of Kildare, justiciar; Conn Bachach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved4th and 5th of 5
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in BattleImportant part of O Domnaill army
Tactics Employed
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Employment Statustemporary
Employer's NameAodh Dubh O Domnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king of Tir Conaill
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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