Battle / Event Title: Lifford Castle and surrounding area

General Details
Name / LocationLifford Castle and surrounding area
Date1543
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Cathair son of Tuathal O Gallchobhair; the descendants of Aodh O Gallchobhair seized Lifford Castle which had been left in their guardianship by O Domhnaill
Classification Battle
Resultdeath of Dubaltach son of Colla mac Suibhne and the descendants of Aodh O Gallchobhair
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventDubaltach son of Colla mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForO Domhnaill; Calbach O Domhnaill; Dubaltach son of Colla mac Suibhne
Forces Involved - AgainstCathair son of Tuathal O Gallchobhair; the descendants of Aodh O Gallchobhair
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved5th of 5
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory for O Domhnaill
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadDubaltach son of Colla mac Suibhne and many others
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's NameO Domhnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
Payment Details
Type of Payment
Form of Payment
When was Payment Received
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee
Fines for Breach of Contract
Person to Whom Fine was payable
Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
Hostages Taken
Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment
Hostages Taken - Date of Release
Opponents Hostages
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
Opponents Dress
Opponents Weaponry
Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleAC, 1543, p. 713, par. 8