An Seanchas Beag

Ceasair: the First Taking of Ireland

In the time before the flood, Noah is sent a message by a man called Bioth, to know whether he and his daughter Ceasair could have a place in the ark to save them from the flood. Noah responds that they should not get that. Ceasair’s husband, Fionntán, asks the same, and is similarly denied. Bioth, Fionntán and Ceasair decide to consult and make plans. Ceasair advises them to forsake…

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