ⓘ Maelsechlainn Ó Cellaigh


ⓘ Maelsechlainn O Cellaigh

Maelsechlainn O Cellaigh, king of Ui Maine, Chief of the Name, died in 1402.

Maelsechlainn was a son of the previous king, and continued the expansion of kingdoms, and the rise of prestige, that William Buidhe had initiated. The borders were extended as the Earth lost in the 13th century for the Earl of Ulster was restored by Burke of Clanricarde. At one stage, about the power Cellaighs extended within a few miles of Loughrea, head of Clanricarde.