Battles / Events in or relating to Leitrim (7)

Name / Location Date Cause Result
O Breislein's house in Dun an Chairbrigh Eoin mac Suibhne and followers left for Scotland and went to get the timber they had sailed to O Breisleins house with. 'MacGofradha cast a magic mist over [the timber they had sailed from Scotland with], so that no one might discover it till they came back to it again. But since he was slain, that timber was never found. And it is the famous wood wherin Clann Suibhne are fated to sail to Scotland at some future date.' (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne) Eoin and Mac Gofradha were engaged in a trip to Ireland in pursuit of pleasre and ship timber. O Breislein invited Eoin and friends to his house where ""they were billeted over all the land"" (Leabhar Chlainn Suibhne, p. 11) and attempted to treacherously murder all their party.
battle of Moin Leasg
Coill in Chlachain in the territory of Breifne (not less than a hundred slain in total)1309 Aodh Brefnach s. Cathal Ruadh O Conchobhair replaced Aodh s. Eogan s. Ruaidhri s. Aed s. Cathal Croibhdhearg as king of Connacht; the three tuatha submitted to him internecine strife/ contest for kingship
Territory of Muinter Eolais1347 O Ruairc's galloglasses were discovered / left behind / despoiled (AC, p.300, note 1) in Muinter Eolais and were killed and captured by the Clann Murtagh previous political raid by O Ruairc into the Muinter Eolais
the house of Fergal Aodh O Ruairc1403 Aodh O Ruairc was killed by the sons of Mathgamain mac Gilla Crist mac Caba revenge attack?
Tir Conaill1522 O Neill with his supporters and army came into Tir Conaill and took Ballyshannon Castle and burnt Belleek and Bundrowes before departing safely. war between Conn Bacach O Domhnaill, king of Tir Eoghain and Aodh Dubh, king of Tir Conaill
lower Connacht: several skirmishes from Ballyshannon to a camp 'between the Duff and the Drowes' to Fersad Randa in Liagain to Cuil Irra (Sligo)1536 unsuccessful: 'O Dom[h]naill returned home having obtained no submission or honour from his nobles of lower Connacht this time' (AC, p.697, par. 19) War between O Domhnaill and the nobles of lower Connacht