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28 Battle(s) / Event(s)

Name of Battle / Encounter Cause Result Classification
1494 expedition
assembling of O Neills's great armyassembling of O Neill's army for war against O Domhnaill 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 Political Conflict
Ath an ImuriccDomhnall O Neill assembled a force to make war on Niall O Neill Raghnall mac Domhnaill arrived from the Hebrides with a band of gallowglasses to support Niall O Neill. Toirdhealbhach and Alexander mac Domhnaill (the brother and son of Raghnall), with another band of Mac Domhnaill gallowglasses, arrived to support Domhnall O Neill although Raghnall had tried to get his brother and son to support him instead out of respect for his seniority. Political Conflict
Ballyshannon Castlebattle with Conn Bacach O Neill's army 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 Political Conflict
battle in 1468unclear Oengus son of Alexander mac Domhnaill and the son of Robert Savage, lord of Lecale were killed and Muirchertach Ruadh O Neill, lord of Clannaboy, was taken prisoner by Conn son of Aodh Buide O Neill at Benn Uama Political Conflict
Battle of Clochan Salach
Ceann Maghair AthaO Domhnaill heard of Eoghan mac Suibhne's illness and joined forces with O Neill to attack mac Suibhne. They dispatched messengers to Mac Suibhne to find out how sick he was, to conclude a peace with him if he was better and to proclaim war on him if he was not. revenge attack
Derry Political Conflict
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 Orielhosting made by O Neill and O Domhnaill into Meath and destruction and plundering enacted there 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) Conflict Between Irish Forces And English Forces In Ireland
Expedition by O Domhnaill and army '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
Forces of Airgialla, Others and Aodh O Neill Great defeat was inflicted on the Airgialla and the Fir Manach by Aodh O Neill
gathering of armies in Tir ConaillThe justiciar, Gerald earl of Kildare and Conn Bacach led an army into Tir Conaill Many Scots gathered to support Aodh Dubh O Domhnaill such as the sons of Eoghan Cathanach, Mac Domnaill Galloclaech and other great men from Scotland Political Conflict
Hosting made by O Domhnaill and his army into Fermanagh and Breifne and the CurlieusExpedition by O Domhnaill and army '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)
interprovincial rivalry defeat for the sons of O Neill and the loss of many men interprovincial rivalry
invasionArt O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain, led an army into trian Congail (Co. Antrim), burnt Mag Line (Co. Antrim) and plundered the Glens of Antrim before the son of Niall mac Cuinn O Neill Buidhe and Risderd mac Uigilin caught up with him. The son of Art O Neill, Aodh O Neill, was killed when O Neill Buidhe and Mac Uigilin caught up with him. When the rest of the army of Art O Neill met O Neill Buidhe and Mac Uigilin the next day, Mac Uigilin was killed along with a great many Scots. invasion
Knockavoenight attack by O Domhnaill on O Neill O Neill was defeated by O Domhnaill and much of his army was slaughtered. 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 Domhnaill Galloglach and Feidhlim Caoch son of Conn son of Conn O Neill Feidhlim Coach son of O Neill killed by Mac Domhnaill Galloglach with one blow of a spear
Mac Suibhne and O Domhnaill, O Neill and their men.
murderunknown death of Niall son of Aodh son of Niall (Mor) son of Conn O Neill murder
Murderunclear Eoghan mac Suibhne was killed by Tadhg son of Maolmhuire mac Suibhne murder
O Domhnaill; Maolmhuire mac Suibhne Fanad and others and O'Neill
OrielNiall O Neill, king of Ulster brought his army into Oriel to attack Brian mag Mathgamna. Brian offered concessions (half of Oriel to Niall son of Murchad son of Brian of the Masschalices who had held office before Brian and further gifts to compensate for the death of Somairle mac Domnaill in 1365). Niall O Neill agreed to these terms but Niall son of Murchad mag Mathgamna and Alexander Oc mac Domhnaill led an attack on Brian mag Mathgamna without consulting Niall O Neill Niall mag Mathgamna heir to the kingship of Oriel and Alexander mac Domhnall, constable of the galloglasses and heir of the clann Domhnaill, were routed and killed along with a great many of their followers including Eoghan son of Toirdhealbhach son of Maelsechlainn O Domhnaill Political Conflict
political conflict John mac Suibhne and Murchadh mac Suibhne were taken prisoner Political Conflict
PortnatrynodOn the night before a promised battle beteen the justicar and O Neill on the one hand, and O Domhnaill on the other, Magnus O Domhnaill with a party of Scots went shooting arrows at the army of Galls in O Neill's camp Calbach son of Bran son of Tadhg O Broin was killed by Magnus O Domhnaill and the party of Scots Political Conflict
Roscommoninterprovincial rivalry death of Richard Burke; Domhnall son of Cathal Oc O Conchobhair; Tadc Oc son of Tadc O Ceallaigh; O Mainnin; Mac Dubhghaill the Galloglass; the son of Niall Cam (or Cam AC, p. 346, par 2) perhaps it is a surname, Mac Neill Ca(e)m - AC, p. 348, note 2 and others Political Conflict
Strangfordloch
Tir Conaillwar between Conn Bacach O Domhnaill, king of Tir Eoghain and Aodh Dubh, king of Tir Conaill O Neill with his supporters and army came into Tir Conaill and took Ballyshannon Castle and burnt Belleek and Bundrowes before departing safely. Political Conflict


41 Individual(s) / Person(s)

Name of Individual Family's Place of Origin Sobriquet / Epithet / Diminitive DOB / DOD / Floruit
a great number of the Clann Domhnaill GalloclaechIslay, Scotland DOD: 1522
A great number of the Clann SithigWestern Isles, Scotland DOD: 1522
Aengus son of Maolmhuire mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1541
Alexander Og son of Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill - lord of the galloglasses - tigerna na ngalloclaechIslay, Scotland Alexander Oc mac Domhnaill DOD: 1368
Alusdar mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1522
Aodh mac CabaWestern Isles, Scotland DOD: 1358
battalion of Clann Domhnaill GalloglassesIslay, Scotland DOD: 1541
Brian of the fleet of Mac Suibhne, the son of Niall son of Eoghan Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaire of the Fleet DOD: 1522
Clann Domhnaill forces of Raghnall, son of Alexander, heir of the Clann Domhnaill
Clann Suibhne
Clann SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland floruit: 1536
Colla son of Alusdrann mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1544
galloglasses of the earl of Kildare floruit: 1522
galloglasses of Tir Conaill DOD: 1541
galloglasses of Toirdhealbhach and Alexander mac Domhnaill
John mac Suibhne
Leinster galloglasses DOD: 1522 (AC, 1522, par. 7)
Mac Domhnaill DOD: 1318
Mac Domhnaill GalloclaechIslay, Scotland floruit: 1524
Mac Domhnaill Galloglach (Galloclaech)Islay, Scotland Galloglach floruit: 1542
Mac Dubhghaill the galloglassArgyll, Scotland Mac Dubgaill the Galloglass ('galloclaich') DOD: 1377
many other Scots in the army of Conn Bacach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain DOD: 1522
Maolmhuire mac Suibhne FanadCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland Fanad (AC 1472) Easter Tuesday (1472 according to the Annals of Ulster- note in LCS); 1472 (AC 1472)
Maolmhuire Mergech son of Eoghan Ruardh mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1539
Murchadh mac Suibhne
Oengus son of Alexander mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland DOD 1468
other great men from Scotland Floruit: 1524
party of Scots with Magnus O Domnaill Floruit: 1524
Ragnall son of Alexander, heir of the Clann Alexander (Mac Domhnaill)Islay, Scotland. ('Ragnall son of Alexander, heir of the Clann Alexander, arrived from the Hebrides' - AC p. 329, par. 11)
Ruaidhri son of Maolmhuire mac Suibhne FanadCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland Fanad (AC, 1472) date of death: April 7, 1518 (LCS) DOD: Easter (AC, 1518, p. 635, par. 5)
Scotch contingent - fecht Alpanac floruit: 1522
Scotch contingent commanded by Alusdur mac Domhnaill floruit: 1522 (AC, 1522, p. 643, par. 6)
Scots floruit: 1537
Scots floruit: 1540
Scots (Albanchaib) Scots (Albanchaib) floruit: 1534
Somhairle, son of Eoghan Dub mac Domhnaill 'the black', high constable of the Fifth of Ulster - Ardconstapla Coicid UladIslay, Scotland Somuirle of the sharp-pointed spears (AU, 1362 [1365], p. 521] DOD: 1365
son of bishop O Dubda DOD: 1358
the Scots of Risderd son of Rugraide mac Uigilin
the son of Eoghan Cathanach Mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1524
Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill for Domhnaill O NeillIslay, Scotland DOD: 1366
Toirrdhealbhach Ruadh mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland Toirrdhealbhach Ruadh - Famous poems were composed for him such as 'Fanad Sanctuary of Generosity', 'Fanad Nurse of Generosity', and 'Fanad Well of Generosity'.


3 Source(s)

Title Date Literary Genre Name Of Individual Mentioned
AU, 1363 [1366], pp. 526-527 Annal Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill for Domhnaill O Neill ( AU, 1363 [1366], pp. 526-527)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 6431522 Annal many other Scots in the army of Conn Bacach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain (AC, 1522, p. 643, par. 7)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 6431522 Annal many other Scots in the army of Conn Bacach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain (AC, 1522, p. 643, par. 7)