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"There is a lake in Ulster which contains an island divided into two parts..."

Gerald of Wales describes the number and disposition of Ireland's lakes

"On every side of the island lay the watery fields, winding themselves into inlets and across bays. Great sheets of water, unbroken save by a group of smaller islands that rode like ships that had run to seed and blossom in tropical seas, with theā€¦

"No record was kept of all the years that passed after the coming of the Danesmen till the Archbishop of Armagh sent a band of canons regular of the rule of Augustine..."

"Upon an ill day was sin done on the island of the cave itself, and was long remembered as the beginning of many sorrows to Derg..."