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The Metrical Dindshenchas (Author: [unknown])

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¶1] Ye famous poets of Banba, do ye find or do ye know why it was that Eber and Eremon fought a crimson battle?

¶2] I will tell it you pleasantly, the reason why they shed kindly blood; it was for three hills, with their people, the best that were in Erin.

¶3] Druim Fingin, fair Druim Classaig, Druim Bethaig in Connaught, for these was their carnage wrought—no wholesome deed, O poets!