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The Metrical Dindshenchas (Author: [unknown])
- Currech of Life, with his splendour,
few kings there are to whom he submitted:
his head was taken from him afar to
the mountain above Bodamair.
- 5] Currech of Life, with numbers of hosts,
whom the grief for a fair enemy gathered:
a single hero to cut off the doomed man
in early morning it was full wondrous!
- "I am Find, I am a withe well-proved,
10] with a powerful battalion of dripping edges:
I cut off and brought to proud Bodamair
the head of shaven Currech with his hair."
- The effort
to him it was the sound of a dishonouring blow
15] it was the same womb that bore
Fothad and slender Currech.
- The daughter of Mac Niad the mighty,
Teite, whom chieftains used to guard,
wife of the son of Regamain, spear-armed,
20] by the hand of Finn her blood was spilt.
- By this encounter fell Teite,
who excelled every slant-smiting stay of battle,
and the son of violent Regamain
and slender Currech fell.