Battles / Events in or relating to Sligo (4)

Name / Location Date Cause Result
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
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
Sligo bridge1533
plundering excursion1543 The Chief men of Clann Suibhne on this expedition were made prisioners, namely Ruaidhri son of Dubhghall mac Suibhne and the son of Maolmhuire son of Eoghan mac Suibhne