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The Second Battle of Moytura (Author: [unknown])

section 37

This was the duty which he had, to bring fuel to the fortress. He used to carry a bundle every day from the Clew Bay islands. And because he was weak from want of food the sea would sweep away from him two thirds of his bundle.


So he could only carry one third, and yet he had to supply the host from day to day.