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9 Battle(s) / Event(s)

Name of Battle / Encounter Cause Result Classification
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
Lake Ernewar between Fir Manach and the Fir Brefne (AC, 1416, p. 429, par. 11) political
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 conflictunclear O Ruairc was defeated and all his galloglasses under the command of Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam wer killed along with most of his own followers Political Conflict
political conflictbattle between Aodh O Ruairc, king of Breifne, on one side and Cathal son of Aodh Breifnach and the rest of the Clann Murtagh on the other Aodh O Ruairc, king of Brefne, was killed by Aodh Breifnach O Conchobhair and the galloglasses of the Clann Suibhne were slaughtered with him (AC, p. 307, par. 4) Political Conflict
political conflict in 1346unclear O Ruairc was defeated and all his galloglasses under the command of Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam wer killed along with most of his own followers Political Conflict
Territory of Muinter Eolaisprevious political raid by O Ruairc into the Muinter Eolais O Ruairc's galloglasses were discovered / left behind / despoiled (AC, p.300, note 1) in Muinter Eolais and were killed and captured by the Clann Murtagh Aftermath of raid
the house of Fergal Aodh O Ruaircrevenge attack? Aodh O Ruairc was killed by the sons of Mathgamain mac Gilla Crist mac Caba
Transfer from Scotland to Ireland of galloglasses in the service of Robert Bruce, king of Scotlandunknown Arrival of Robert Bruce, king of Scotland to Ireland with many galloglasses to aid his brother Edward expel the Galls from Ireland.


21 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
Colla son of Alusdrann mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1544
Domhnall mac Somairle DOD 1367
Domnall Oc mac Somhairle DOD: 1367
Galloglasses belonging to Ualgarg O Ruairc and commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam DOD: 1346
galloglasses of Aodh Buide O Ruairc and Tadc O Ruairc
Galloglasses of Aodh O Ruairc, king of Brefne DOD: 1347
galloglasses of Mac Donnchada and Tigernan Mor O Ruairc
Galloglasses of the Clann Suibhne - galloclaech Clainni SubneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1352
galloglasses of the men of Connacht south of the Curlieus
Mac Ruaidhri Garmoran
Mag Buirrci, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc DOD: 1346
Robert the Bruce's many galloglasses
Scots floruit: 1540
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 Mathgamain mac Gilla Crist mac Caba floruit: 1403
Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill GalloclachIslay, Scotland Galloclach - Galloclaich
Uilliam mac Sithig


10 Source(s)

Title Date Literary Genre Name Of Individual Mentioned
AU, 1343 [1346], p. 483-484 Annal Galloglasses belonging to Ualgarg O Ruairc and commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam (AC, 1346, par. 2, p. 299; AU, 1343 [1346], p. 483-484)- galloclaich
AU, 1343 [1346], p. 483-4 Annal Mag Buirrci, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc (AC, 1346, par. 2, p. 299; AU, 1343 [1346], p. 483-4)
AU, 1342 [1346], p. 483-484 Annal son of Niall Cam, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc (AC,1346, par. 2, p. 299; AU, 1342 [1346], p. 483-484)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 2991346 Annal Galloglasses belonging to Ualgarg O Ruairc and commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam (AC, 1346, par. 2, p. 299) - galloclaich
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 2991346 Annal Mag Buirrci, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc (AC, 1346, par. 2, p. 299) - galloclaich
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 2991346 Annal son of Niall Cam, commander of the galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc (AC,1346, par. 2, p. 299)
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 3011347 Annal Galloglasses of Aodh (?) O Ruairc, (?) king of Breifne (AC, 1348, par. 5, p.301) - galloclaig
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. 4291416 Annal galloglasses of Aodh Buide O Ruairc and Tadc O Ruairc (AC, 1416, p. 429, par. 12) - galloclaech
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 4291416 Annal galloglasses of Aodh Buide O Ruairc and Tadc O Ruairc (AC, 1416, p. 429, par. 12) - galloclaech