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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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2688] ‘Maith a anum, a Find meic Faebair’, ar Cailti, ‘is i-sin
2689] in ceist ro fiarfaigis dim’
.

202


2690] IS andsin adubairt Eirenn re Patraic: ‘is mithig lem-sa
2691] dul co Temraig bodesta, & ín ticti-si lím co Temraig’, ar
2692] Diarmait, ‘don dula sa, a shenorchu?’ ‘Ni rechum’, ar
2693] siat, ‘co cend m-bliadne. IS annsin adubairt Eochaid Lethderg
2694] Laigen: ‘Bérat-sa Oissin lem’, ar se, ‘frissin m-bliadain-seo co
2695] Dún Liamna Lendchaime ingine Dobrain Dub- thaire’. ‘Berat-sa
2696] Cailti lem’, ar Conall Mor mac Neill,{SG page 154} ‘co Dún na m-Barcc bothuaid
2697] rissin m-bliadain-seo.’ ‘Berat-sa Pátraic lem’, ar Diarmait
2698] mac Cerbaill co Temraig do baisted & do bennachad & d' ordugud
2699] fer n-Eirenn ina cirt & ina riagail féin.’

203


2700] Ro scailset fir Eirenn dochum a crichi féin, co ro chomraicset
2701] a cind bliadne i Temraig.

204


2702] Corub h-í Accallaim na Senorach ac in chartha a Mullach Uisnig
2703] sin & cach ar' chansat d' fhis & d' eolus d' feraib Eirenn uile ó sin amach.

205


2704] Dala Chailti immorro, ro eirig-sein reime maraen re Conall
2705] mac Neill do Raith Artrach bothuaid a crichaib Ceineil Conaill.
2706] IS annsin do eirgedur ingena míne macdachta mong-buide &
2707] meic becca brat-uaine & amais & óclaig in dúnaid
2708] d' fherthain faeilte re Cailti. Badur ac ól & ac áibnuis re h-ed
2709] & re h-athaid in caem-laithe- sin no cor' eirig grian assa circcaill
2710] truim teintidhi cor' línastar alla & essa & indbera in talman.

206


2711] INa degaid-sin tainic Conall & Cailti co maithib a muintire
2712] assin baile amach, & ro fhiarfaig Conall: ‘cid fa tucad Raith
2713] Artrach
ar in raith-seo, & cid ima tucad Raith Mongaig ar

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2714] in raith-seo thuaid, & cid imma tucad Lis na n- Éices ar in lis-
2715] so thes?’ Frecais Cailte sin: ‘Tri meic ro badur ic Bodb Derg
2716] mac in Dagda issin Brug brec-solus .i. Artrach & Aed Alaind
2717] & Aengus, & tarrla imressan eturru & a n-athair fein.’ ‘Maith
2718] m' anam, a maccu’, ar Bodb Derg, ‘fácaid-si dam-sa Tuatha Dé
2719] Danann
, & imthigid chum rig Eirenn .i. chum Cormaic h-úi
2720] Chuind, & atá adhbur 'mana cóir dáib {folio 125b2} Tuatha
2721] Dé Danann
d' fhagbail, uair ní fuil do crich ac Tuathaib
2722] Dé Danann
a fulang féin & a fuil do maithius ic Artrach
2723] inmain, & is lia d' Aengus mac Buidb ná do Tuathaib Dé
2724] Danann
uile etir gilla & óclach, & is lia d' Aed Álaind eíces
2725] annsiut na do chliaraib Eirenn & Alban.’

207


2726] IS annsin tangadur tri meic Buidb co Cormac, & fiarfaigis
2727] dib cid do gluais iat. ‘Ar n-athair fein ro fhogair a Tuathaib
2728] Dé Danann sind
, & tangamar d' iarraid fheraind fort-sa.’ ‘Do-
2729] gebthái-si sin’, ar Cormac, ‘do- ber-sa daib ceithri triucha na
2730] Garbthire’, frisa raiter Tír Conaill aníu, & ro bói in mac ro-ba
2731] t-shine díb .i. Artrach & bruiden secht n-dorus aici, & mo-chen
2732] re cach n-dáim. Ro bói Aengus ilclessach í Raith Mongain, &
2733] maccu rig Eirenn & Alban ac foghlaim lamaig, & ro bói Aed
2734] eíces a Lis na n- Éices & cliara Eirenn & Alban ina fharradh ann
2735] .i. deich m-bliadna fichet ro chaith- set do fhlaithius Chormaic h- úi
2736] Chuind nó co fuair bás ic Raith Spelain a m-Bregaib.

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2737] Tangadur ar cula doridhissi co Tuatha Dé Danann, &
2738] ro ba lis ballach breic-derg in lis-so do {SG page 155} chnoib caema cend-chorcra
2739] caillide & d' ublaib aille ór-buidhe, cid raith ruad aniu.

    2740] Cailti cecinit
  1. 2741] IS ruad aniu Raith Artrach
    ger'bo raith óc il-armach,
    2742] solus bodes is bothuaid
    in raith-seo co n-ilar m- buaid.
  2. 2743] IN cloch-sa in táib thuaid don lis
    sochaide ata 'na h-ainfhis,
    2744] tri coeca uingi fa tri
    fuil fo bruinde na cloichí.
  3. 2745] Ainm na ratha rind atuaid
    deg-raith Mongaig in mor-shluaig,
    2746] as gairit uaithe bodes
    co Raith Aeda na n- Éices.
  4. 2747] {F§} Deich m-bliadna fichit ba cert
    co trath erghid na mor-mac,
    2748] riam nochar' troitset ria fein
    conach creiti cach ro- reidh
    §

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2749] ‘Cait a fil in cloch, a Chailti?’ ar Conall, ‘fó fuill in t-ór
2750] & in t-airget?’ ‘Ní h-í in chloch as doilig d' fhagbail’, ar Cailti,
2751] ‘acht a tabairt a talmain.’ ‘Ní doilig ón’, ar Conall, ac eirgi
2752] co ceithri cétaib fer n-armach nertmur, & tucsat a lama a n- aen-fhecht
2753] chum na cloiche da tarraing a talmain, & ni raibi tarba
2754] issin trén-feidm, ór nir' fhetsat a becc di. ‘Ni fuil fer cobartha
2755] na tócbala aire acaind anossa’, ar Cailte, ac tabairt sádaid do
2756] crann a t-shleigi fuithe cor' thóc h-í da h- áit, & tuc Cailte lám a
2757] n-inad na cloiche & tuc lia Find meic Cumaill as ina raibi tri
2758] .l. uinge d' airget & tri .l. uingi do dergór & tri .l. slabrad
2759] órda & claidim catha assa h-inad & ro íadh Cáilte in cloch
2760] iar sin
, ‘Maith, a Chailti’, ar Conall, ‘roind
2761] na seóit’. ‘IN cloidim & in slabrad duit- si’, ar Cailte, ‘& in
2762] lia derg-oir do nóem Patraic, ór iss é lia na creidme & irsi na
2763] n-Gaeidel h-é.’

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2764] IS andsin ro fhiarfaig Conall Derg mac Neill do
2765] Chailti: ‘Filet tri tul- cha acaind annseo & nil a fis acaind cid
2766] dia fuilet na h-anmanna ata orro .i. Lecht na Laechraide ar
2767] thulaig díb & Tulach in Banchuiri ar tulaig {folio 126a1} aile díb,
2768] & Lecht na Maccraide ainm in tres tulaig díb, & tipra isin tul-
2769] sin, & abhann aisti amach, & Glaissi na Fer a h-ainm-sein?’
2770] ‘Do-geba-su a fhis-sin uaim-si’, ar Cailte ‘cín gob inand in ní dia
2771] tait’
. Ben tuc Find .i. Sadb ingen Buidb Deirg
2772] meic in Dagda, & ro t-shirestar coibchi ar i flaith ar Fhind .i.
2773] leth feissi & leth n-etála do thabairt di, & rob é adhbur a
2774] iarrata-sin, uair is terc má do bói ó Thiprait Fáine co Garrda
2775] n-Isperda
ben budh fherr ina h-í, & ro naidmed d' Fhind h-í ac
2776] Síd Ar Femen, risa raiter Sídh Ban Find issin tan-so, & 'arna
2777] naidm dó do-chuaid Find ar slicht-lorg Chlainde Morna, & ro bói
2778] ar fogail & ar dibeirg fair nó co toracht conici in raith-seo .i.
2779] Raith Artrach, & ro gabad sossad & longport aici annso, & do
2780] ráid Find re Ferrdoman mac Buidhb Deirg meic in Dagda, re
2781] brathair na h-ingine: ‘Is fata’, ar se, ‘le Saidb ingen Buidb
2782] atú-sa amuigh, & adéra is ail & aithis & eisleis tucusa urri re
2783] bliadain anossa, & techta as choir dam-sa do chur ar a cenn’, ar

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2784] Find, ‘& cia as chora do chur ar a cend?’ ar Find. ‘A cethrur
2785] comalta fein .i. Conaing & {SG page 156} Cathal, da mac Duib meic Aengusa
2786] Tirigh
, da
mac rig Muman, & in da comalta
2787] aile .i. Cathal & Crimthan da mac Cuind Cétchathaig .i. da
2788] mac rig Laigen, & is iat-sin cethrar as dile lei-ssi a n-Eirinn.’
2789] ‘Ocus in trath na bith ben i lebaid Fhind iss iat-sin do bith ina
2790] fharrad’, ar Cailti, ‘& cia uaib, a firu, rechus ann?’ ar Find.
2791] ‘Rachmaid-ne ann’, arsi da mac rig Muman .i. Conaing &
2792] Cathal, ‘uair is 'nar crich & 'nar ferann atá, & is sí is dislí & is
2793] dochu lind do mnaib Eirenn.’ Ocus tangadur-sin reompo ceithri
2794] cet óclach & ceithri cét gilla cona conaib co Síd Ban Find, &
2795] do-chuadur issin síd solus-mór anund, & ro canad fír-cháin faeilte
2796] friu gan meing & gan mebail ann, & tucad doib nua gacha
2797] bídh & sen gacha dighi, & do badur ann re teora lá & re teora
2798] aídchi.
2799] De scelaib Saidbe ingine Buidb Deirg
2800] & ro ráidset ria: ‘is ar do chenn-sa tanacamur ó Fhind mac
2801] Cumaill.’ ‘Cred fil ann?’ ar inn ingen, ‘acht dul da indsaigid.’