Battles / Events in or relating to Roscommon (11)

Name / Location Date Cause Result
Burial of Tadc O Conchobhair, half-king of Connacht, at Roscommon. Tadc O Conchobhair was buried with such pomp and dignity as had not been accorded to any king of the line of Cathal Croibhdhearg before him for a very long time - (AC, 1464, p. 525, par. 40). Countless offerings of cows, horses and money were made to the church. death of Tadc O Conchobhair, half-king of Connacht
From Nadnaveagh to Doonard Horses and men were wounded from both parties. After the death of Tadc O Conchobhair (see no. 115) the posterity of Aodh son of Feidhlimid O Conchobhair were 8 weeks and a day (or until the next ensuing Lent - see AC, p. 526, note 3) without anyone yielding obedience to another. (AC, 1465, p. 527, par. 2)
hosting to provision a castle The people from Connacht north of the Curlieus expected that the men of Clanrickard would help them provision the castle but only Mac William with a small body of horse came as far as Ballintober to meet them - (AC, 1409, p. 405, par. 7). Thus the hosting army came close to retreating but Conchobhar mac Donnchada, king of Tirerrill refused to leave until he had provisioned the castle or perished doing so. So the hosting party reached Roscommon and provisioned the castle losing only one warrior. Brian son of Domhnall, son of Muirchertach O Domhnaill; Conchobhar mac Donnchada, king of Tirerril and the sons of Tigernan O Ruairc made a hosting but in an attempt to place supplies in the Castle of Roscommon they were challenged by all the men of Connacht
midst of Sil Murray and the rest of Connacht1315 1.Penetrated into midst of Sil Murray and rest of Connacht, burning town of Sligo, Ballymote, great castle of Kilcolman, Ballintober, Dunamon and castle, Roscommon, Randoon, Athlone and all homes that lay on his route 2. Demanded recognition of his dominion internecine coup; succession struggle
Roscommon1377 death of Richard Burke; Domhnall son of Cathal Oc O Conchobhair; Tadc Oc son of Tadc O Ceallaigh; O Mainnin; Mac Dubhghaill the Galloglass; the son of Niall Cam (or Cam AC, p. 346, par 2) perhaps it is a surname, Mac Neill Ca(e)m - AC, p. 348, note 2 and others interprovincial rivalry
the Plain of Connacht and Ard-in-caillin and the Islands of Loch-Caircin1388 Domhnall Og son of Mac Domhnaill was killed
raid into Tirerril reaching Moytirr of the Fomorians and leaving towards Coillte Conchobair when routed at Cnoc in Chroma1398 O Conchobhair Ruadh; Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg and his constable, Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill and the people of Somairle mac Domhnaill, having been deserted by their hired troops and young levies (AC, 1398, p. 373, par. 24) O Conchobhair Ruad hand Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg led a raiding party that included Mac Diarmata's constable, Somairle mac Domhnaill into Tirerril reaching Moytirra of the Fomorians where they took great preys (AC 1398, p. 371, par. 24) and went towards Coillte Conchobair when their hired troops and young levies went off with their booty (AC, 1398, p. 373, par. 24) and left O Conchobhar Ruadh, Conchobhar mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg and his constable, Somairle Buide mac Domhnaill and Somairle mac Domhnaill's followers.
The territory of Airtech Broadbreast; Airtech - Cath Airtich (AC, 1405.15)1405 Mac Diarmata defeated 'this mingled host of enemies at the beginning of the day and his men made great slaughter of the rabble.' (AC, 1405.15) Clann Caba went on an attack into Meath
Imaire Uarain1468 A good many were killed on both sides and Feidhlimid Finn's prey as well as (or except?- AC p. 544 note 1) his horses were taken from him Feidhlimid Finn was taking preys from Moylurg to Killaraght when he was opposed by Edmund son of William and his army at Imaire Uarain
Mac Domhnaill Galloglach and Feidhlim Caoch son of Conn son of Conn O Neill1542 Feidhlim Coach son of O Neill killed by Mac Domhnaill Galloglach with one blow of a spear
Expedition by O Domhnaill and army1544 'O Domhnaill received pledges and hostages from the territories he and his army passed through and returned safely from this hosting' (AC, p. 717, par. 10)