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9 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
hosting to provision a castleBrian 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 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. Hosting
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
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
plundering excursion 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 plundering excursion
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


30 Individual(s) / Person(s)

Name of Individual Family's Place of Origin Sobriquet / Epithet / Diminitive DOB / DOD / Floruit
150 galloglasses of Tadhg son of Magnus O Conchobhair DOD 1367
Bishop O Dubda's son DOD: 1367
Domhnall mac Somairle DOD 1367
Domnall Oc mac Somhairle DOD: 1367
Donnchad son of Toirdhealbhach mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland
Eoghan mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1474
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
Eoghan Mor mac Suibhne na TuathCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland died having lived a lifetime of humanity (AC, 1544, p.737, par. 16) floruit: 1543; DOD: 1544 (AC, 1544, p. 737, par. 16) (AFM: 1545 for obit.)
Galloglasses belonging to Ualgarg O Ruairc and commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam DOD: 1346
galloglasses of Feidhlim Geangcach DOD: 1474
galloglasses of Mac Donnchada and Tigernan Mor O Ruairc
galloglasses of the men of Connacht south of the Curlieus
Mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1474
Maeldomnaig the Galloglass - Maeldomnaig Galloclaech DOD 1309
Mag Buirrci, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc DOD: 1346
Maolmhuire son of Colla mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1542
Ruaidhri son of Dubhghall mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland one of the chief men of the Clann Suibhne mentioned in this entry floruit: 1543
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
son of Mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD; 1367
son of Mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1367
son of Niall Cam, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc
Sons of Maolmhuire son of Eoghan mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland one of the chief men of the Clann Suibhne mentioned in this entry floruit: 1543
The descendants of Eoghan mac Suibhne [posterity of Eoghan Connachtach, ancestor of Mac Suibhne of Tirenagh or the sons of Eoghan, nephew of Colla mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
the people/ men / following of Somairle Buidhe son of Marcus mac Domhnaill, constable to Mac Diarmata
the son of Dubhghall Gruamda mac Suibhne, Mac Donnchada's constableCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland Gruamda (sorrowful) floruit: 1474
Toirdhealbhach Caoch mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland Caoch floruit: 1474
Ualter son of Mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland
Uilliam mac Sithig


6 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. 3531385 Annal galloglasses of mac Donnchada and Tigernan Mor O Ruairc (AC, 1385, p. 353, par. 3)
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
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5691474 Annal the son of Dubhghall Gruamda mac Suibhne, mac Donnchada's constable (AC, 1474, p. 569, par. 12)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5691474 Annal the son of Dubhghall Gruamda mac Suibhne, mac Donnchada's constable (AC, 1474, p. 569, par. 12)