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15 Battle(s) / Event(s)

Name of Battle / Encounter Cause Result Classification
Baile Locha BoThe sons of Brian mac Donnchada were utterly routed at Baile Locha Bo by the sons of Ruaidhri mac Diarmata and Tadg mag Raghnaill and the sons of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada. Tadc son of Brian and his son, Maelruanaid son of Brian and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh were captured while Eoghan mac Suibhne, the constable of their galloglasses, was killed there along with sixteen galloglasses and Diarmait son of Cormac Ballach mac Donnchada was killed by a single arrow shot.
Coill in Chlachain in the territory of Breifne (not less than a hundred slain in total)internecine strife/ contest for kingship 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 Political Conflict
Doire Baile na CairrgeThe posterity of Maelsechlainn assembled a large force at the Tolach (see AC, p. 567, note 4) which they burnt. Mag Raghnaill came upon them and the two armies met at Doire Baile na Cairrge. The posterity of Maelsechlainn were defeated but Fergal son of Murchad mag Raghnaill; Diarmait son of Uilliam mag Raghnaill; Cathal son of Uaithne son of Murchad mag Raghnaill; Brian son of Diarmait mag Raghnaill; Brian mac Senlaich; Risderd mac Serraig and many others gentle and simple were killed there. Political Conflict
lower Connachtexpedition of Ulick 'na Cenn' son of Richard Mac William of Clanrichard and David son of Ulick Mac Williams Burgh and army into lower Connacht the nobles of lower Connacht came to Mac Williams of Clanrichard and he took them prisoner: O Dubda, Mac Donnchada of Corran, Maolmhuire and some of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach such as Maolmhuire son of Colla Mac Suibhne who died in the residence of Mac William of Clanrichard Political Conflict
lower Connacht: several skirmishes from Ballyshannon to a camp 'between the Duff and the Drowes' to Fersad Randa in Liagain to Cuil Irra (Sligo)War between O Domhnaill and the nobles of lower Connacht 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) interprovincial strike
Mac Donnchaidh and O Conchobhair the brown's camp on the Curragh of Cenn-eitigh Mac Donnchaidh was slain; Political Conflict
Moylurg, 1367The Clann Murtagh migrated into Mag Nisi and made an expedition an expedition into Moylurg The Clann Murtagh burnt the stronghold of Aodh mac Diarmata resulting in battle between the Clann Murtagh on one side and Aodh mac Diarmata and Fergal mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg on the other. Expedition
Moylurg, 1385Mac Donnchada and Tigernan O Ruairc and their galloglasses invaded Moylurg Mac Donnchada and Tigernan Mor O Ruairc with their company of galloglasses burnt the stronghold of Mac Diarmata and the whole district, killed the son of Seoan O hEgra and captured his brother Raid
Political conflict Tadgh Mac Diarmata was shot with an arrow and died shortly after Political Conflict
raid and battleTadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg made an expedition to Airtech to demand dues and was met by an excessive body of foes - (AC, 1405, p. 393, par. 15) that included O Conchobhair Donn; the posterity of Muirchertach Muimnech O Conchobhair; sons of Fergal mac Diarmata; people of Airtech; clann Ceithernaig; clann Conchobhair Mac Diarmata and his allies managed to defeat this mingled host of enemies at the beginning of the day - (AC, 1405, p. 395, par. 15). However, an arrow shot was sent from the opposing army and shot through the worthless rabble-rout and mean folk and the Raid
raid into Tirerril reaching Moytirr of the Fomorians and leaving towards Coillte Conchobair when routed at Cnoc in ChromaO 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. 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) Booty raid
Raid of Moylurgraid for booty for galloglasses wages Cattle and corn were snatched from the altar in Moylurg and given to galloglasses for the wages due to them livestock raid
raid resulting from political encounterO Conchobhair was claiming security for a raid that the Muinter Birn had previously made on Hobert Burke on 4 November 1341 (see AC, p. 291, note 1) some of O Conchobhair's galloglasses were killed including their constable, MacRuaidri raid resulting from political encounter
siegeBesieging Of Castlereagh By The Forces For With A Sow The siege engine was broken by Tuathal Ruadh son of Conn and the garrison defending the castle but the castle fell because 'the wrecker of every plan, the feller of every fastness, the attack that cannot be withstood, namely Hunger, arrived and forced them to surrender to it. siege
The territory of Airtech Broadbreast; Airtech - Cath Airtich (AC, 1405.15)Clann Caba went on an attack into Meath 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) Raid


34 Individual(s) / Person(s)

Name of Individual Family's Place of Origin Sobriquet / Epithet / Diminitive DOB / DOD / Floruit
a battalion of clann Domhnaill galloglasses under Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill DOD: 1419
a battalion of Clann Dubhghaill galloglasses under Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland DOD: 1419
a hundred galloglasses of Donnchad Mac Ruaidhri
Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland The AC annalist calls him that doughty champion never before overcome in battle or combat or onset (AC, 1419, p. 447, par. 18). DOD: 1419
Clann SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland floruit: 1536
Domhnall Gerr son of Toirdhealbhach mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland DOD; 1419
Domhnall mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland floruit: 1419
Donnchad mac Domhnaill, constable to Tadc mac Diarmata, king of MoylurgIslay, Scotland DOD: 1413 (AC, 1413, p. 419, par. 10)
Donnchad mac Ruaidhri
Donnchad son of Toirdhealbhach mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland
Donnchadh mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of MoylurgIslay, Scotland
Eoghan mac Suibhne, constable of the galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and of Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata RuadhCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1464
galloglasses 1315 - raid of Moylurg
galloglasses of Connacht floruit: 1397
galloglasses of Domhnall mac Suibhne floruit: 1419
galloglasses of Donnchad mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
galloglasses of Mac Donnchada and Tigernan Mor O Ruairc
galloglasses of O Conchobhair floruit: 1405
galloglasses of the Clann Murtagh
Lochlainn Colach mac CabaWestern Isles, Scotland DOD: 1413
Mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland floruit: 1527
Mac Ruaidhri, constable of Toirdhealbhach O Conchobhair's galloglassesGarmoran DOD: 1342
Mac Suibhne, Constable of Connacht - Eoghan Connachtach DOD: 14 August 1397 (AU, 1397.2)
Maeldomnaig the Galloglass - Maeldomnaig Galloclaech DOD 1309
Maolmhuire son of Colla mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1542
Sixteen galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh under the command of Eoghan mac Suibhne DOD: 1462
Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable ('consabla') of Mac Diarmata, king of MoylurgIslay, Scotland Buide the Tawny (AU, 1399.2) DOD: 1398
some of the Clann Suibhne ConnachtachCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland floruit: 1542
some of Toirdhealbhach O Conchobhair's galloglasses under the constableship of Mac Ruaidhri DOD: 1342
son of Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland DOD: 1419
son of Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland DOD: 1419
the people/ men / following of Somairle Buidhe son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable to Mac Diarmata
Toirdhealbhach mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1419
Ualter son of Mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland


11 Source(s)

Title Date Literary Genre Name Of Individual Mentioned
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 419 Annal Donnchad mac Domnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1413, p. 419, par. 10)
AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43 Annal Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable ('consabla') of Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1398, pp. 371-3, par. 24); (AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43): consabla (AC, 1398)
AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43 Annal the people/ men / following of Somairle Buidhe son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable to Mac Diarmata (AC, 1398 pp. 371-3, par. 24); (AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43) muintir (AC, 1398)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 371-31398 Annal Somairle Buide son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable ('consabla') of Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1398, pp. 371-3, par. 24); (AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43): consabla (AC, 1398)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 371-31398 Annal the people/ men / following of Somairle Buidhe son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable to Mac Diarmata (AC, 1398 pp. 371-3, par. 24); (AU, 1399.2 [1399], p.43) muintir (AC, 1398)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 3931405 Annal Donnchad mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1405, p. 393, par. 15)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 3931405 Annal Donnchadh mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1405.15, pp.393-5)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 4291413 Annal galloglasses of Donnchad mac Domhnaill, constable to Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg (AC, 1413, p. 419, par. 10) - galloclaib
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5211464 Annal Sixteen galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh under the command of Eoghan mac Suibhne (AC, 1464, p. 521, par. 20) - galloclaech
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5211464 Annal Eoghan mac Suibhne, constable of the galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and of Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh (AC 1464, p. 521, par. 20) - contapla a ngalloclaech
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5211464 Annal Sixteen galloglasses of the sons of Brian mac Donnchada, and Maelsechlainn mac Diarmata Ruadh under the command of Eoghan mac Suibhne (AC, 1464, p. 521, par. 20) - galloclaech