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The Metrical Dindshenchas (Author: [unknown])
- Cleitech the druid, faithful and ready, was a great chiefa word not lightly spoken; here was the seer buried, from whom comes the revered name of Cleitech.
- Perchance 'twas the house that then was reared, according to the record of copious authors, which was called abidingly yonder the top of all houses in Erin.
- Or else, the untimely slaying of Mac Erca was the top of boundless groans; at grim Cleitech undevout he met wounds, burning and drowning.
- The top of groans in wide Erin was the loss of worshipful Cormac, grandson of noble Conn in the house of Cleitech, after a contest of wits, when the salmon-bone stuck in his gullet.
- I have heard of a son of Dega, son of Sen, son of Ross, skilled in feats: there in the north he built his house, the stern man whose name was Cleitech.
- When the Lord of every man hath spoken, may I receive his exceeding reward! the King that is holier than any hath parted Cleitech from its loved ones.