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On Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:22:41 +0100, Martin Counihan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>On 28/03/2016 05:07, Helen McKay wrote:
>> ...Conn Cetcathach goes to the top of Tara each sunrise to watch over
>> his kingdom, with his 3 druids, and his 3 poets, Ethain, Corb, and
>> Cesarn. So my impression is that we should be looking for this 'corb'
>> word within some sort of poetic context.
>
>Are there accepted etymologies for Ethain and Cesarn?
>
>Martin Counihan

I have drawn a blank, I'd presume the names are mashed somewhat  - is there any original form of this story in Irish to look up? 
Helen