Battles / Events in or relating to CenÚl Conaill (4)

Name / Location Date Cause Result
murder of Ruaidhri s. Domhnaill O Conchobhair after the battle of Castleconor in Carbury1316 Ruaidhri O Conchobhair was murdered by a band of galloglasses hired by Derbforgaill daughter of Magnus O Conchobhair and the chief families of Carbury were extensively plundered by the Cenel Conaill. After a pretence of peace between Ruaidhri s. Domhnaill O Conchobhair and Aodh O Domhnaill (and the Cenel Conaill), O Conchobhair yielded the lordship of Carbury to O Domhnaill. But Derbforgaill daughter of Magnus O Conchobhair hired a band of galloglasses and gave them a reward for killing Ruaidhri son of Domhnall O Conchobhair; so by them he was killed, in violation of oaths sworn to him previously on the relics of Tirconnell. - ( AC 1316, paragraph 2)
assembling of O Neills's great army1522 The Connacht army came to Sligo while O Neill entered Cenel Moain with a Scotch contingent commanded by Alusdur mac Domhnaill, the Meath Galls and the Leinster galloglasses assembling of O Neill's army for war against O Domhnaill
Encounter between the forces of O Neill and O Domhnaill, who were returning laden with spoils from a hosting into Meath, and the forces of the justiciar, Lord Leonard, at Belahoe Oriel1539 Although fleeing in disorder, the O Neill and O Domhnaill party 'lost no men of great distinction' besides Maolmhuire Mergech son of Eoghan Ruardh mac Suibhne (AC, p.713) hosting made by O Neill and O Domhnaill into Meath and destruction and plundering enacted there
Hosting made by O Domhnaill and his army into Fermanagh and Breifne and the Curlieus1540 '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) Expedition by O Domhnaill and army