Battle / Event Title: Ceann Maghair Atha

General Details
Name / LocationCeann Maghair Atha
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Cause O Domhnaill heard of Eoghan mac Suibhne's illness and joined forces with O Neill to attack mac Suibhne. They dispatched messengers to Mac Suibhne to find out how sick he was, to conclude a peace with him if he was better and to proclaim war on him if he was not.
Classification revenge attack
Long Term ConsequencesMac Suibhne pretended to be well and a peace was concluded by the envoys on behalf of O Domhnaill and O Neill. Mac Suibhne died that night.
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventEoghan mac Suibhne
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Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory for Eoghan Mac Suibhne
Casulties For: Dead
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Casulties Against: Dead
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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).)