Battle / Event Title: Battle of Sliabh Malair

General Details
Name / LocationBattle of Sliabh Malair
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ResultToirdhealbhach Caoch and men plundered Seanghleann Choluim Chille in spite of Toirdhealbhach an Fhiona. 'Neither Sean's descendants nor Eoghan son of Donnchadh Mor restored the preys to the termon, and it is said it was there they themselves perished. But thereafter Mac Suibhne Fanad made an offering of the quarter of Tulach na Dala 'Tullynadall' to Columcille in restitution for the vilation of that termon'.(Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne) Suibhne, p. 39)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventToirdhealbhach Caoch mac Suibhne, lord of Fanad
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForToirdhealbahch Caoch mac Suibhne, the descendants of Sean O Domhnaill, Eoghan son of Donnchadh Mor mac Suibhne na dTuath
Forces Involved - AgainstToirdhealbhach an Fhiona 'of the Wine' O Domhnaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory for Toirdhealbhach Caoch and co.
Casulties For: Dead
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Casulties Against: Dead
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Source(s)
TitleMS 24 p. 25 edited in 1920 by Paul Walsh who titled the MS 'Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne'. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne ed. Rev. Paul Walsh (Dublin, 1920) from MS 24 p. 25 in R.I.A. (MS composed between 1513 and circa 1544).)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 373
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), pp. 317 par. 3