A rí rind...
A rí rind,
cid dub mo thech nó cid find,
nocho n-íadfaither fri nech
nár’ íada Críst a thech frimm.
(O * king * of stars /
though * dark * my * house * or * though * bright /
not * it will be closed * against * anyone /
that not * may close * Christ * his * house * against me)
O King of stars!
Though my house be dark or bright,
it shall not be closed to anyone
so that Christ may not close his house to me.
Techt do Róim...
Techt do Róim,
mór saítho, bec torbai.
In rí chon-daigi i foss,
manim-bera latt, ní fogbai.
(going * to * Rome / a great deal * of hardship * little * of profit / the * king * that you seek * there / if not him - you carry * with you * not * you find)
Going to Rome,
great hardship, little profit.
You won’t find the king you seek there
unless you take him with you.