The Battle of Cathair Cuan

The Battle of Cathair Cuan

The Battle of Cathair Cuan was fought in or between 977 and 978 in County Limerick in Ireland. The battle was fought between Brian Bóruma and the Dal gCais, while defending were Donnubán mac Cathail who was in command together with Aralt mac Ímair son of the recently slain Ivar with remaining Viking army of Limerick.

Brian together with the Dal gCais won the battle resulting in Limerick and its territories lost to the Vikings.