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Poet and satirist, a son of Broccaid mac Bricc. When his sister Aige is killed by the warriors of Meilge, son of King Cobthach (2), Faifne sets about avengeing her by using satire to raise three blotches on the King. The King's son Meilge arrests Faifne for this offence and executes him; Meilge simultaneously protests his innocence in Aige's death, even though his warriors killed her.

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