However, after two battles the newcomers succeeded in overcoming the older race; and two brothers, Eber Find and Eremon, divided the island between them, Eber Find taking east and west Munster, whilst Eremon received Leinster and Connaught.
Eber Find and Eremon did not remain long in agreement.
In the reign of Eremon the Picts are stated to have arrived in Ireland, coming from Scythia.
The line of Eremon was, however, restored on the accession of Tuathal Techtmar (" the legitimate "), who reigned A.D.
MacNeill asserts that in MacFirbis's genealogies the majority of the tribes in early Ireland do not trace their descent to Eremon and Eber Find; they are rather the descendants of the subject races, one of which figures in the list of conquests under the name of Firbolg.
Among the numerous mythical kings placed by the annalists between Eremon and the Christian era we may mention Tigernmas (A.M.