Notes for Echach Binech MacEoghan: Cenél mBinnigh, of the Cenél Eóghain, descendants of Eochu Binnigh, son of Eoghan, included the O'Hamills, who advanced into Airghialla territory, northwest of Lough Neagh, as early as the 6th century. According to the Book of Ballymote, their branches included Cenél mBinnig Glinne (valley of Glenconkeine, barony of Loughinsholin, county Derry), Cenél mBindigh Locha Droichid (east of Magh Ith in Tirone), and Cenél mBindigh Tuaithe Rois (east of the Foyle, in ancient Tirone). Several branches of the Cenél mBindigh Locha Droichid are noted, in th Index to the Four Masters, in the north of the barony of Loughinsholin, co. Derry.
An early Cenel Binnich Tilcha Óc genealogy: (Rawlinson) Garbíth m. Cináeda m. Gillai Cuimne m. Con Bethad m. Domnalláin m. Garbíth m. Uaréirge m. Máel Fábaill m. Daithgile m. Con Galann m. Elgonaich m. Cobraid m. Máel Dúin m. Faílbe m. Ultáin m. Domnaill m. Laisreáin m. Echach Binnich m. Éogain m. Néill Noígiallaig.
The annals cite: For 1030, Mael Dúin, mac Ciarmhaic, tigherna Cheineoil m-Binnigh, was slain by Conchobhar ua Loingsigh. M1053, A depredation was committed by Mac Lochlainn and the men of Magh-Itha upon the Cinel-Binnigh, of Loch-Drochait; and they carried off three hundred cows. M1068, Flaithbheartach Ua Fearghail, lord of Tealach Og, was mortally wounded by the Cinel-Binnigh. U1075, Cinaed grandson of Cú Bethad, chief of Cenél Binnigh, died. U1078, Conchobor ua Briain, king of Telach Óc and heir-designate of Ireland, was killed, with his wife, by the Cenél Binnigh of Glenn. For 1078, Conchobhar Ua Briain, tigherna Ceneóil n-Eoghain & Tealcha Occ was slain by the Cenel m-Bindigh Glinne. M1081, Maelmithidh Ua Maelruanaidh, lord of Ui-Tuirtre, was slain by the Cinel-Binnigh of the valley (of Glenn). For 1081, Maol Mithidh Ua Maol Ruanaidh, tigherna Ua t-Tuirtre, do mharbhadh lá Cenél m-Binnigh Glinne. U1181, A great foray by the Men of Magh-Itha around O'Cathain, namely, Echmarcach and by the Cenel-Binnigh of the Glenn, until they went past Tuaim [on the Bann] and harried Fir-Li and Ui-Tuirtri and took away many thousands of cows.