The Crooked Road - A Pagan King
'Conaire's reign was peaceful. Nuts and apples covered the ground knee-deep in autumn. A chariot could cross the River Boyne over the backs of teeming shoals of salmon. Vessels from Britain and Gaul crowded the mid-summer estuaries bringing riches. So lush was the grass that in May the dew lingered until mid-day. No unkind breeze ruffled the horse's mane. All summer long the children played unguarded. But peace made the warriors restless...'
(From Togail Bruidne Da Derga, adapted by DJ)