Battles / Events in or relating to Ath Seanaigh - Ballyshannon (4)

Name / Location Date Cause Result
Ballyshannon1247 The opponents pillaged and plundered the whole territory and left behind Ruaidhri O Canannain as king of Cenel Conaill. Geraldine expansion into Cenel Conaill
Ballyshannon - Ath-seanaigh1359 Seoan O Dochurtaig, chieftain of Ardmire, Eogan (mac Suibhne) Connachtach, Toirrdelbach Mac Suibne taken prisoners by the son of O Conchobhair
Ballyshannon Castle1522 Brian of the Fleet Mac Suibhne, Diarmait and the son of Tadhg Cam O Cleirig, Aodh Mac an Bhaird and others were killed by O'Neill's army in Ballyshannon castle battle with Conn Bacach O Neill's army
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