Award of the Silver Tower of Cynnabar

Awarded to Finn Finnegan O'Flynn (modernly known as Dennis Higgins)

By the Barony of Cynnabar on 2015-03-07

Arise, set forth,
O Our herald accustomed to proclaiming.
Dutiful the journey you undertake:
Announce, increase truth.
Fair and lasting Our words;
We measure them for the protection of Our kin.

If you go to a man,
Hasten to Cynnabar.
Find Finn Finnegan O’Flynn.
Good, vigorous,
He will be long serving
In the seat of full leadership.
He will move many burdens
Of turmoil to the sea.

Let him preserve truth; it shall preserve him.
Let him raise truth; it will raise him.
Let him exalt mercy; it exalts him.
Let him care for his tribe; they will care for him.

Darkness yields to light.
Sorrow yields to joy.
Falsehood yields to truth.
Conflict yields to peace.

Arise, set forth,
O Our herald accustomed to proclaiming,
To Cynnabar—
Find Finn Finnegan O’Flynn.
A noble, mighty leader
To every leader who leads truly.
Let him keep Our words:
They will bring him to victory.
We measure them for the protection of Our kin.

Shining like silver for all to see,
Let him like silver be measured by his durability and value.
We, Ermenrich and Kasha,
Barún and Banbharún of Cynnabar,
With the full knowledge and unanimous support of the Order,
Confer upon Finn Finnegan O’Flynn
The most honorable and prestigious award of Cynnabar:
The Award of the Silver Tower.
Let none countermand Our words.
Text adapted from “Audacht Morainn” in the Leabhar Buidhe Leacáin (Irish, written during or before the early 15th century).

Pronunciation Guide
/ˈə.u:.dəxt ˈmo:.ɾə.ɪn:/
/ˈle.ə.vɛɾ ˈbu:.ɪ.jɛ lɛ.ˈkaː.ɪn/

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