Owen MacEoin Dubh MacAlister

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Owen MacEoin Dubh MacAlister was a son of Alasdair MacEoin Dubh MacAlister, 1st of Loup, Chief of Clan MacAlister. He was killed in battle in Antrim, Ireland in 1571.


Became Chief of Clan MacAlister, 2nd of Loup, upon the death of his father. Owen was an esteemed galloglass warrior, more esteemed than Sorley Boy MacDonnell.[1] As a reward for his and his warriors service and loyalty to the MacDonnell clan in Antrim, Ireland, Sorley Boy MacDonnell gifted Kinbane Castle to him.[2] Owen was killed in 1571 during a skirmish with the Carrickfergus garrison, fighting alongside Sorley Boy.[3]


  1. ^ Annals of the Four Masters Vol 5 (AD 1501-1588). 2009.
  2. ^ "Kenbane Castle". 2009. Archived from the original on 2008-12-30. Retrieved 2009-07-07.
  3. ^ "MacAlister of Loup". 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2009-07-07.

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Preceded by
Alasdair Mac Aonghas MacAlasdair
Chief of Clan Macalister
?? - 1571
Succeeded by
Eachann Mac Owen MacAlister