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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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2360] ‘Alléra anís ar mo ghualainn-si, a Cháilti’, ar Diarmait,
2361] ac a gabail ar leth-laim. ‘Ní fer gualann rígh mhe’,
2362] ar Cáilte, ‘acht fer fiadhnaisi rígh, ór mac óclaich mhé, & is
2363] ferr in té atá ar do ghualainn innú-sa.’ ‘Dom bréithir fris’, ar
2364] Oisín, ‘nach ruc ben a com-aimsir frit a n-Eirinn neach dar'
2365] chóir a rádh gur' ferr é fein iná thusa.’

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2366] Is annsin ro fersat fir Eirenn fáilti re Cáilte, & ferais in
2367] fáilte fo trí ris, & tuc Cáilte teora póc d' Oisín, & suidhis ar
2368] a leth-láim. Lán duirn do bhiror & fothlacht búi i láim Oisín tuc a
2369] láim Cáilti. Biror & fothlacht na Flesce so, ar Cáilte, ‘& in fuaruis
2370] iasc innti?’ ‘Fuarus ocht maigre’, ar Oisín, ‘& atá in t-ochtmhadh
2371] maigre acainn araen díbh.’ ‘Dar mo bréithir’, ar {SG page 147}Cáilte, ‘ní roibhi
2372] mo chuit-se riam i l-láim mná ná fhir budh annsu lim innái-si.’

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2373] Is annsin tuc Cáilte a láim a comraidh a scéith, & tuc
2374] slabrad línidi Logha meic Eithlenn ar lár 'na bh-fiadhnaisi. ‘I
2375] Carn Gairb Daire fuaruis in slabradh, a Cháilti’, ar Oisín. ‘As
2376] ann co deimhin’, ar Cáilte. Ocus tuc Cáilte do rígh Eirenn
2377] in slabrad, ocus .u. catha fichet búi in slúag, & do thicedh 'na
2378] timchill & ocht cét óclach do thoilledh ann, & dúnad ar in cét-fer
2379] dhíbh, & gan comus a osluicthi no gun-oslaici in cét-fher.

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2380] Is and adubairt in : ‘Maith, a Cháilti, ba maith in cethrar
2381] bátar a n-Eirinn a n-aen- aimsir .i. Cormac mac Airt & Find &

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2382] Cairbre Lifechair & Oisín.’ ‘Ba maith in t-óclach Cormac’, ar
2383] Cáilte, ‘&dob aithnid do chách maithes Finn.’ Ocus at-bert Cailte:
    1. 2384] Da tísadh fo breith dála
      a mhac cuigi 'sa náma
      2385] ba do maithib líne dhó
      eturra ní bérad gó.

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2386] ‘Ocus, a Cailti’, ar Diarmait, ‘inar' fherr Cormac iná Find &
2387] inar' fherr Cairbre iná Oisín?’ At-bert Cáilte:
    1. 2388] Dar in Rígh fhuil ós mo chinn
      nír fherr Cormac iná Find,
      2389] 's nír' mesa Oisín co m-blaidh
      iná Cairbre Lifechair.

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2390] Is and do fhiarfaig Eochaid Lethderg, Laigen, do Cháilti:
2391] ‘Crét fo-dera d' Finn & don Fhéinn gan in péisd adbal- mór
2392] atá acainn a n-Glenn Ruis Enaigh do mharbad sech gach n-arracht
2393] eli dar' dhíchuir sibh a h-Eirinn?’ ‘Is ed fo-dera sin’, ar
2394] Cáilte, ‘in ceathramad rann d' inchinn Mes Gedra h-í, & ro sluic
2395] in talam ann h-í co n-derna peisd adbul- mor di. Ocus ní raibhi
2396] a n-dán dúinne a marbad no gu toirsedh an Táilcend & deiscibul
2397] da mhuintir chenglus d' aen-shifinn luachra ar deiredh na h- aimsiri
2398] h-í, & biaidh isin cengal-soin co tí in b(ráth).’ ‘Cidh uma téígdis
2399] an Fhian da marbad féin (& do mharbad a con) ar an loch-sin
2400] don phéisd?’ ‘Leannán sídh(e) {Laud 610 folio 124a1} do bói
2401] ac Find’, ar Oissin .i. Uaine ingen Moduirnd, & tuc Find éra
2402] tochmairc furri ar a immat d' ilreachtaib a téiged sí, uair ní raibe
2403] bethadach na téighed sí 'na richt, & tangadur ind Fhiann laithe n-aen
2404] ar in carnn os chind in locha-sin, & tainic in fiad amach ar in
2405] loch, & do lenamar-ne ar in loch h-é, & do eírig in peist duind,
2406] & do marb cét cú & cét fer accaind, & is annsin do iarfaig
2407] Cailte do Fhind: in lind tuitfis in peist, & mased co cuirmis ria
2408] & co n-dighlamais ar muintir furri. Ocus tuc Find a ordain fa déd
2409] fis, & ro faillsiged fír faistine dó, & ro ceiled gae fair ann,
2410] & adubairt in laid: {SG page 148}
    1. 2411] Glend Rois Enaig, bid fir dam
      bid bind guth cluic ann nach than,
      2412] gé beth fó damaib ruada
      robsat ili a ard- buada.
    2. 2413] Ro gab in doinend dubad
      ni soinend acht ar selaibh,
      2414] do gab in talam trochull
      do gab cochull cend n- enaig.
    3. 2415] Enach feinde fadb fulaig
      im-rulaig garb re conaib
      2416] siat srotha elta enaig
      rian tregain ter- chtha trogain.

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    5. 2417] Crotholl Feinne fuath curraig
      os duillib ruada rindib,
      2418] sceo gaithi céo tar rindib
      os rengaib leabra ar lindib.
    6. 2419] Coscrach at-chiu-sa an muirbich
      rosc dercain brath tar buidnib,
      2420] taeb-úaine taithnem taidlech
      biaid Cáemgin ga m-bia cuibrech.
    7. 2421] Muirbech lonn Locha h-Enaig
      tonn 'na degaid ad-raigi,
      2422] sissi ac slaidhi na Féinde
      óig na Feinde 'ga slaide.
    8. 2423] Deich m-bliadna ar da bliadnaib
      a h-ocht riagail ar relaig,
      2424] ar da cét deg sét saíre
      gusin áine ro genair.
    9. 2425] Loch n-Enaig adhba elad
      scith cen fhianna 'na fharrad ,
      2426] tailgind contagfat uime
      badh binde chanfat aille.
    10. 2427] Loch n-Enaig adhba ela
      dind m-bera itir da m-broine.
      2428] enach trogain blái théite
      otá in chéiti có 'raili.
    11. 2429] Glend Enaig itir da t-shliab
      iss é is áille at-connarcc riam,
      2430] Abhand Da Loch ar a lar
      iss é lán don leith aniar.
    12. 2431] Bidh adhba ailithrech uar
      bid adba trén ocus truag,
      2432] bid adhnacht rig cend a cenn
      ticfa Cáemgein issin n-glenn.
      2433]

      Glenn.

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2434] Ní h-éitir a indissin na a aisneis neoch ro indisstar do
2435] denam dóib féin do mor-gnimaib gaile & gaiscid & do maithib
2436] na Féine, re táeb dind-senchais cach cnuic & cach fheraind ro
2437] fhiarfaigetar fir Eirenn díb.

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2438] IS ann sin tainic Tamun Trénbrugaid mac Tréin
2439] .i. flaith-briugaid cétach comramach do ríg Eirenn .i. tri. l.
2440] fer mor ina fharrad & faideran fír-gorm im cach fer díb &
2441] fedana find-uma isna brataib os a m-bruindib

2442] & leinti lígdha lán-gela umpu, & tri .l. gabal-lorg ina lámaib,
2443] & ro bennaigedur do g Eirenn & fregrais in iat. ‘Atá
2444] fled mor acaind duit, a ríg’, ar siat ‘.i. deich fichid dabach
2445] do midh, & deich .xx. dabach do chuirm glain gabaltaig cona
2446] daeithin do biadaib ilarda écsamlaib léo’, & tucsat in biad &
2447] in lind léo don ríg. Ocus do fhiarfaig Eirenn d' Oissin: ‘in
2448] a n-aen-tech re maithib Eirenn rachtthaisi nó in tech óil & aib- niusa
2449] ar leith bes accaib?’ ‘Ar cuit bíd & lenda duind
2450] {folio 124a2} ar leith’, arsi Oissin, ‘uair ní lucht comdíne na comaimsire
2451] duind na daíne anois.’ ‘Cá lín atáthi?’ ar Eirenn.
2452] ‘Da naenbur’, ar Oissin ‘.i. nonbur dam-sa & naenbur dom

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2453] chomalta, do Chailti.’ ‘Fiche dabach cona n-daeithin bíd doib’,
2454] ar Eirenn. ‘Maith a ’, ar Cailti, ‘na cutrumaig-siu sind
2455] do bíud nó do lind chaichi, uair in tan do-berthea deich n-dabcha
2456] dam-sa, {SG page 149}.xxx. dabach b(ud) chóir d' Oissin’, Ocus ro chaithedur
2457] ind adhaig-sin co subach so-brónach, co tainic la cona lan-shoillsi
2458] gan uresbaid bíd na dighi forro.

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2459] Ocus do cuired a phupall tar rig Eirenn issin tulaig
2460] thonn-glais in lá-sin, & nír' léiced ach gdamna issin pupaill,
2461] & tainic Patraic cona chleírchib issin darna leth don phupaill, &
2462] nír' léiced acht esgob & sacart & mac ochta rig nime & talman
2463] issin leith i r-roibe Patraic.

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2464] Suidhis Oissin i fiadnaissi Pátraic & Cailti i fiad- naisi rig
2465] Eirenn
. ‘Cia accaib as sine?’ ar Eirenn. ‘Missi’, ar Cáilti,
2466] ‘uair .x. m-bliadna .xx. do bo th-slan dam in tan rucad Oissin & .uii.
2467] m-bliadna déc dó am leapaid-sea, & as mo thigh ro gab feind & foirind.’