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[Ir., wave].

Three great waves were thought to harass Ireland at intervals and are thus much spoken of in both written and oral tradition: Tonn Chlíodna [Clídna's Wave] at Glandore, Co. Cork; Tonn Rudraige [Rudraige's Wave] at Dundrum, Co. Down; and Tonn Tuaig/Tuaithe [Tuag's Wave] at Inber Glas/Tuagh Inbir by the mouth of the Bann River, Co. [London-]Derry.

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