Cearball O Dalaigh

Irish - A poet. While he was tending his master's cattle, a bull from heaven mated with one of the herd and the milk from this cow gave Cearball magical powers. In Scotland he fell in love with Fearbhlaid. When her father, the king, put him in prison, she helped him to escape. Her father later arranged for her to be told that Cearball was dead, and she died of grief. When Cearball learned this, he too died. A similar story is told about Cearball and Eleanor, who eloped with him. Some say they went overseas and when Cearball was killed in an accident Eleanor died of a broken heart. Also commonly called Cearball O Dalaigh.

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