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16 Battle(s) / Event(s)

Name of Battle / Encounter Cause Result Classification
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
BallyshannonGeraldine expansion into Cenel Conaill The opponents pillaged and plundered the whole territory and left behind Ruaidhri O Canannain as king of Cenel Conaill. Political Conflict
battle of Beal an Droichid - Ballydrehid
Beltra Strand (The Strand of Eothail - AU, p. 531)interprovincial rivalry All Tadc O Conchobhair's 150 galloglasses including Domhnall mac Somairle and his son Domhnall Oc mac Somairle; the two sons of Mac Suibhne, Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach) and William mac Sithig were killed. Political Conflict
Clanrickard - from Slieve Aughty to Killogilleen and Bel Atha LigeUilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh assembled a force of nobles and great lords to join Raymond son of Hubert Burke and his men to make war on Clanrickard. The hosting moved southwestwards to Slieve Aughty but Raymond son of Hubert Burke did not join them as promised. At Killogilleen and Bel Atha Lige the army of Uilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh were attacked by Ulick son of Richard Macwilliam of Clanrickard and his followers; Tadc O Briain, Mathgamain O Briain, the Clann Cuilein, the sons of O hAnrathain's daughter political
Crossmacrininterprovincial rivalry many of the forces 'for' were killed Political Conflict
fight for lordship of Fanad between Ruaidhri, son of Maolmhuire,and Eoin Ruadh, son of Ruaidhri mac Suibhne
Forces of Airgialla, Others and Aodh O Neill Great defeat was inflicted on the Airgialla and the Fir Manach by Aodh O Neill
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
Imaire UarainFeidhlimid Finn was taking preys from Moylurg to Killaraght when he was opposed by Edmund son of William and his army at Imaire Uarain A good many were killed on both sides and Feidhlimid Finn's prey as well as (or except?- AC p. 544 note 1) his horses were taken from him Raid
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
Mac Donnchaidh and O Conchobhair the brown's camp on the Curragh of Cenn-eitigh Mac Donnchaidh was slain; Political Conflict
political conflictWilliam Sheffington made an expedition into Tir Eoghan 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
Ruaidhri mac Suibhne and Clanwilliam
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


28 Individual(s) / Person(s)

Name of Individual Family's Place of Origin Sobriquet / Epithet / Diminitive DOB / DOD / Floruit
3 score galloglasses of Edmund son of William floruit (and DOD for some) 1468
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
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
Alusdar mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1522
Aodh Buide son of Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill, commander of galloglasses - constapla galloclaechIslay, Scotland Buide DOD: 1467
Aodh mac CabaWestern Isles, Scotland DOD: 1358
Brian son of Lochlainn mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1531
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)
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 O Ceallaigh and the Clann Uilliam Burke under the command of Aodh Buide son of Toidhealbhach mac Domhnaill DOD: 1467
galloglasses of the earl of Kildare floruit: 1522
galloglasses of the men of Connacht south of the Curlieus
Leinster galloglasses DOD: 1522 (AC, 1522, par. 7)
Mac Dubhghaill the galloglassArgyll, Scotland Mac Dubgaill the Galloglass ('galloclaich') DOD: 1377
Mac Suibhne, Constable of Connacht - Eoghan Connachtach DOD: 14 August 1397 (AU, 1397.2)
Maolmhuire son of Colla mac SuibhneCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland DOD: 1542
Scotch contingent - fecht Alpanac floruit: 1522
Scotch contingent commanded by Alusdur mac Domhnaill floruit: 1522 (AC, 1522, p. 643, par. 6)
some of the Clann Suibhne ConnachtachCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland floruit: 1542
son of Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland DOD: 1419
son of Alexander mac DubhghaillArgyll, Scotland DOD: 1419
ten of the nobles of the Clann DomhnaillIslay, Scotland DOD: 1467
Toirdhealbhach mac DomhnaillIslay, Scotland floruit: 1419


2 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. 5371468 Annal 3 score galloglasses of Edmund son of William (AC, 1468, pp. 543-5, par. 23) -galloclaech
The Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 5371468 Annal 3 score galloglasses of Edmund son of William (AC, 1468, pp. 543-5, par. 23) -galloclaech