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female poet (banfhili) and seeress (banfáith) associated with Connacht at the beginning of recensions I and II of the Táin; trained in Alba, according to the first recension; may ultimately be identical with the Fedelm Foltcháin who features in the fore-tale (remscél) known as Ces Ulad.
in Ces Ulad (a remscél of the Táin), a prophetess associated with the river Boyne; wife of Elcmaire; seems to be alluded to as the eponym of Smir mná Fedilmai, i.e. the Boyne, in Tochmarc Emire; may ultimately be identical with the poet-seeress of the same name who utters a prophecy at the beginning of the Táin.