Liz Gabay wrote-
"Biaid dano in clothamrae Clúana Eoís re (fri?) n-ochtmogait blíadnae.
Línfaid Machai di mórmaínib. Sústfaid sligeda Érenn ar graigib sceo
cairptib, fordoeblai(?) ar chaingnib ocus chánib." "Is trócaire
mór," ol Bricín.
"Then there will be the one of marvelous fame of Clúain Eoís before (for?)
eighty years. He will fill Macha with great treasures. He will trample the
roads of Ireland with horses and chariots, he will nourish her(?) with
petitions and laws." "It is a great mercy," said Bricín."
I think this kenning refers to Cenn Faelad who was both abbot of Clones and
Tanist-abbot of Armagh. He died in 931 AD which fits nicely with the pattern
of 10th century deaths so far.
The Annals of Ulster state-
"U931.2: Cenn Faelad son of Lorcán, superior of Cluain Eóis and Clochar of
the sons of Daiméne, and tanist-abbot of Ard Macha, rested."
The Annals of the Four Masters state-
"M929.5: Ceannfaeladh, son of Lorcan, comharba of Cluain-Eois and