Early historic rulers
An extent dated 1333 lists it as including the parishes of Kilconierin, Kiltullagh, Killimordaly, Grange, Killeenadeema, Lickerrig and Loughrea (the later including the parishes of Kilconickny, Kilteskill and Kilcooly). Still more were Killaan, Bullaun, Kilreekil and Kilmeen.
In 581 the Annals of the Four Masters records the death of "Aedh mac Suibhne, toiseach Maonmuighe"/"Aedh, son of Suibhne, chief of Maenmagh". In 801 the Annals of Ulster records the deaths of Cathrannach mac Cathal of Maenmag, and the anchorite Ninnid. In 803 thre was A skirmish between the Soghain and the sept of Maenmag, in which many were slain.
Fearghal mac Catharnach, Lord of Loch Riach, died 821/823.
Cétadach, 31st Abbot of Clonmacnoise (died 848), was a native of Máenmaige.
From the Chronicon Scotorum:
- 1132 A raid by Conchobor ua Briain into Maenmagh and he plundered Cell Biain and brought away many cows.
- 1135 The defeat of Maengach inflicted by the Síl Muiredaigh on the Uí Maine, in which many fell including Conchobor ua Cellaigh and ua Mainnín, king of Sogain.
From the Annals of Loch Ce:
- 1180 The battle of the Conchobars, in Connacht, in which Conchobhar Maenmaighe killed Conchobhar O'Ceallaigh, i.e. the king of Uí-Maine, and his son Tadhg, and Diarmaid O'Ceallaigh, and all the nobles of Uí-Maine; at Maghsruibhe-gealain, at the head of Daire-na-capall, this battle was fought.
- 1531 Tuathal, the son of O Domnallain of Machaire Maenmuighe, died. Gilla Patraic son of Adam Mac an Baird died.
- Ui Fiachrach Finn
- Clann Fhergail
- Uí Fiachrach Aidhne
- Clann Taidg
- Conmhaícne Mara
- Delbhna Tir Dha Locha
- Muintir Murchada
- Uí Díarmata
- Síol Anmchadha
- Iar Connacht
- Maigh Seola
- Cenél Áeda na hEchtge
- Medieval Ireland: Territorial, Political and Economic Divisions, Paul MacCotter, Four Courts Press, 2008, pp. 140–141. ISBN 978-1-84682-098-4
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