Battle / Event Title: Maintenance contract between Ruaidhri mac Suibhne and Nechtain O Domhnaill.

General Details
Name / LocationMaintenance contract between Ruaidhri mac Suibhne and Nechtain O Domhnaill.
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Nechtain O Domhnaill came to visit the house of Ruaidhri mac Suibhne and all the country thought his maintenance a great oppression. O Domhnaill until then had never had a particular claim on them.
Classification Negotiations
ResultA particular form of maintenance owed by the Mac Suibhne to O Domhnaill was agreed upon. (See Terms of Employment section.)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventRuaidhri mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForRuaidhri mac Suibhne and Clann Suibhne
Forces Involved - AgainstNechtain O Domhnaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Employment StatusPermanent
Employer's NameNechtain O Domhnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
Payment Details
Type of Payment a king's 'martaigheacht', 'a contribution of beeves' for O Domhnaill. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne, p. 59)
Form of Payment 6 beeves.
When was Payment Received
Technical Term of Payment a king's' martaigheacht'
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer L?im I Thirchirt (O' Tirchirt's Leap) on the borders of Fanad and the termon (of Kilmacrenan).
Collector of Payment - For Employer O Domhnaill's steward
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee One half of hides of the 'mairtaigheacht' to be given to the steward of Mac Suibhne, and it should not be allowed that they should remove these beeves out of the 'cill' i.e. Kilmacrenan and O Domhnaill himself must come to the 'cill' to kill them.
Fines for Breach of Contract 20 cows as a fine instead of any beeve deficient and the beeve itslef to be delivered in the end.
Person to Whom Fine was payable O Domhnaill
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
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).)