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The Metrical Dindshenchas (Author: [unknown])
BEND BOIRCHE II
- Know ye the ancient story of the sea that goodly Boirche confronts? eastward lies the seals' green plain, one of the Three great Moans of Mac Lir.
- Spotted Bennán, not mild of mood, wrought a wanton's deeds: a buck was he to gore the son of Mac Lir, the wise white maiden's paramour.
- Therefore, in anguish of heart, did Manannán let looseit was a wanton crimeLoch Ruide, Loch Cuan of the curraghs, and the third rapid water, Loch Da Chaech.
- Ibel, that loved music, died above the teeming sea, of the wound he took in the combat: at the Leap that the great plain felt, the noble maiden has her home.