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Colonel Shane O’ Cahan’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsIrish Confederate War
ColonelShane O’ Cahan
Area RaisedUlster
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Ulster Irish Confederate foot fighting at the Brack of Gelvin in 1641

Service History


  • May: Battle at the Brack of Gelvin


An account of the Brack of Gelvin is available online at One Last Effort

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Shane O’ Cahan

Officer List

Brack of Gelvin 1642

  • Col. Shane O’Cahane 300
  • Capt Manus O’Cahane 300
  • Capt Richard O’Cahane 140
  • Capt Donnagh O’Cahan 80
  • Capt Fredanagh O’Cahan 200
  • Donaghee O’Cahan 200
  • Aveny Oge O’Cahan 140
  • Quy O’Cahan 100
  • Donnell O’Neill 150
  • Bryan McArt Oge 500


As above, note some companies may not have been formally part of the regiment.

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