Another from Kuno Meyer's _The Triads of Ireland_ (with explication
Tri/ caindle forosnat cach ndorcha: fi/r, aicned, ecna.
tri/ caindle = three candles (singular: caindel, from Latin "candela")
forosnat = (that) light up, illuminate (from the verb "for-osna")
cach ndorcha = every darkness
fi/r = truth, justice
aicned = nature, natural law, mind, thought
ecna(e) = wisdom, knowledge, enlightenment; ecclesiastical scholar
Fergus Kelly notes that the first sentence of the "Uraicecht Becc"
states that judgment in Fe/nechas (Irish Law) is founded on "fi/r"
(truth), "dliged" (right) and "aicned" (nature).
He also says, "According to the "Senchas Ma/r" text "Co/rus Be/scnai",
the Irish people were governed by the law of nature ("recht n-aicnid")
until the coming of Patrick. The poet Dubthach maccu Lugair is said
to have supplied the details of this law to Patrick who eliminated
from it all those elements which were contrary to Christian doctrine.
Consequently, the Irish people were thereafter subject to two laws:
the law of nature and the law of the letter ("recht litre"), i.e.