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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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2970] IS annsin do fhiarfaig Colman Ela do Chailti:
2971] ‘créd fa n-abar Tipra in Bantrachta rissin tiprait-sea a cind in
2972] locha?’ Ocus do fhrecair Cailte sin:
2973] Athad ingine ríg Muman le h-Oissin inso

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2974] ‘Niam ingen Aengusa Tírig, ingen rig da cúiced Muman,
2975] luidh ar athad & ar élod le h- Oissin mac Find ó ta Dún na
2976] m-Bárc
i cóiced Muman aniar con- ice in tiprait-sea, & ro bói
2977] Oissin ina farrad ann cáeicis ar mís ac denam t-shelga & fhiadaig
2978] chuicid Ulad ann, & ticed in ingen .x. mná .xx. cacha maitne
2979] d' indlat a lám & a n-gnuissi assinn uisci eochar-gorm-sa. Dála
2980] immorro Aengusa Tírig Muman, ro chuir co mór air a ingen
2981] do dul lé h-Oissin ar athad & ar élod, & ro tinoiled da cúiced Muman
2982] leis .i. cóic catha mora & deich cét ar fichit cét cacha catha, &
2983] tangadur a n-iarmoracht na Féinde conici-seo, & ro bói Niam
2984] in tan-sin ac indlat ac in tiprait & a bantracht, & at-chonncadar
2985] na cóic catha ar in tulaig oss a cind. ‘Truag sin!’ ar-si in
2986] ingen: ‘mo-genar do-gébad bás & aidhed’ , ar sí, ‘sul do chífed
2987] a oidi & a athair & a tri derbbraithri, & maithi do cóicid
2988] Muman amlaid-sin h-í!’ Is annsin tuc inn ingen a gnuis re
2989] lár, & fuair bás ann in tricha ban ro boi, & ro chuir a craide
2990] ina lia fhola tar a bél amach. Conid Cnoc ind Áir ainm na
2991] tulcha ossin anall cosaníu, & curab Tipra in Banchuire ainm na
2992] tiprat óssin ille.’ Ocus adubairt Cailte:

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  1. 2993] Atá 'sa chnoc in rigan
    sochaide rissa digal,
    2994] Cnocc ind Áir óssin ille
    baile chaich 'na comnaide.

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2995] At-conncadur da cuiced Muman bás na h-ingine. Adubairt
2996] in rig: ‘as olcc amus Fhind & Oissin & na Féinde oraind’, & adubradur
2997] re ban-echlaig {folio 127a2} da muintir .i. Muirend ingen
2998] Muirisci, dul chum Find & cath d' fhuagra fair. Ocus do-chuaid roimpe
2999] co Raith Chind Chon i n-Dail Araide, áit i r-raibe ind Fhiann, &
3000] fiarfaigis Find {SG page 161}scela di, & indissid ind echlach a toisc dó, &
3001] adubairt in laid:
    1. 3002] Cath uaind ar do t-sheilb, a Fhind
      a fhir na m-briathar m-bith-bind,
      3003] is tiachtain leis co Cenn Chon
      gan aithcheo, gan éliugod.
    2. 3004] Comrac Find is fear Muman,
      sochaide ris ba cuman,
      3005] marbaid cach díb a chéile
      bid curuta a com-eirge.
    3. 3006] Adeirim-si riut reime
      bid fír dam in faistine,
      3007] mina thairge breth bus grind
      biaid cath ar do t-sheilb- se,

      a Fhind.

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3008] ‘IS andum’, ar Find, ‘cath d' fhuacra orum gusaníu. Eirig
3009] amach, a Gairb Chronain’, arsí Find, ‘& abair rissin Féind
3010] eirgi chum in catha.’ Ocus tainic Garb Cronan amach co
3011] longphort na Féinde, & ro leicestar tri barann-glaeda bodbda ar
3012] lár longphuirt na Féinde, & ro fhrecradur in Fhiann sin, uair
3013] do aithenset co raibe deithbir mor fair.
3014] Is annsin ro eirgedur ind Fhiann, & ro cóirged cath croda
3015] accu, & is ann adubradur in Fhiann re Find: ‘créd adhbur in
3016] catha, a ríg- fhéindid?’ ar siat, & ra indis Find sin.

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3017] IS annsin at-bert Fergus Fínbél, fili na Féinde, re Find: ‘is
3018] cath écoir duit-siu in cath-sin do thabairt do rig Muman i
3019] folaid a ingine is marb accut.’

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3020] IS annsin ro cenglad comairle ac Find & ac maithib na
3021] Féinde, & at-bert Find: ‘cait a fuil Smirgat ingen Abhartaig?’
3022] ‘Sunn’, ar sí. ‘Eirg co luath & abair re h-Aengus Tírech &
3023] re maithib Muman do-ber-sa breth Chormaic h-ua Chuind &
3024] Eithne Ollaman ingen Chathair Móir, & Cithruaid maic Fhir Chaecait’.
3025] Ocus do imthig frissin techtairecht-sin, & do fhrecair Muman
3026] di, & adubairt: ‘Da tucthar cuir & tenta ris, gebat-sa sin.’ ‘Ocus
3027] cia na cuir chuingi?’ ar Smirgat. ‘Mac ind fhir do-roine olc

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3028] rium .i. Osccur mac Oissin & Ferrdoman mac Buidb Deirg,
3029] meic in Dagda, & Diarmait mac Duind, meic Donnchada.’ Ocus
3030] do fháem Find sin, & do-chuadur in Fhiann & Muman co
3031] Temraig
, & is sí breth rucsat na breithemain ro toghad ann .i.
3032] inn ingen do thogbail assin tulaig thogaide i r-raibe, & a cur a
3033] meidh, & a comthrom d' ór & a comthrom d' airget ina h-éiricc
3034] do rig Muman, & éiric ar leith in cach ingin ríg & taíssig
3035] atorchair ann.

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3036] IS annsin adubairt Find: ‘cindus roindfimait ind eiric út,
3037] a Fhianna Eirenn?’ Ocus ro fregrad sin acco-sum: ‘a trian do
3038] chlaind Báiscne & a dá trian duinde inar fiannaib.’ ‘Corub
3039] h-ísin’, arsi Cailte, ‘aen-éiricc do roind Find riam ar in Féind,
3040] & is é-sin’, ar Cailte, ‘a chleirig, in scél {folio 127b1} ro th-siris orum,
3041] & in ní dia tá Cnoc ind Áir & Tipra in Bantrachta ainm na tiprat’.

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3042] IS andsin ro chuir Eochaid Faeburderg mac Firglindi .i.
3043] Ulad, fessa & techta ar cenn Chailti o Raith Aíni, & do-riachtadur-
3044] sin co Loch Daim Deirg ar cenn Cailti. Ocus ro
3045] timna Cailte ceilebrad do Cholman & d' Eoganan, & gellsat na cleirig
3046] nem dó-sum, & a écnairc do gabail, & nime & talman do guidhe fair.

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3047] Dála Chailti immorro, do-luid i carput rig Ulad co Raith
3048] Aíni
i nd-airther Ulad, ait i r-raibi Eochaid Faeburderg mac
3049] Firglinde Ulad, & ba uassal oirdnide in -sin, uair ní
3050] airged nech cen chóir, & ni benad a bunad-chenel féin do neoch.
3051] Raith Aine cid dia tá?

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3052] IS annsin ro bói in tri catha cutruma i nd-aen-inad, &
3053] is annsin do-riacht Cailte {SG page 162}chuccu, ocus tairlingid assin carput,
3054] & do-riacht Ulad chucu, ocus feraid faeilti fris cona
3055] t-shluagaib. ‘Maith m' anum, a Cailti’, ar in , ‘ca ferr duind ní
3056] da fiarfochamais dít na senchus na ratha-so .i. Rath Áine?’
3057] ‘Atá acum-sa inní dia tá sin’, ar Cailte ‘.i. Áine ingen Mughirnn,
3058] ingen rig Alban anall, & ro badur fir Alban íc a rada ria:
3059] ‘Cid taí-ssiu, a rigan, gan feis re fer maith i nd-Albain nó a
3060] n-Eirinn?’ Ocus adubairt nach raibe inti-sin fer budh dingbala
3061] lé acht madh Find mac Cumaill amain, & at-clos do Fhind sin.

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3062] Is annsin adubairt Find re Find Fer in Champair & re Ronán
3063] Rígóclach
, da ríg-fhéindid Alban, dul da tochmarc ara h-athair.
3064] ‘Cé coma bérmaid lind?’ ar iat-som. ‘Comus a fil a n-Eirinn
3065] & a n-Albain acum-sa di.’ ‘Maith a ríg- fhéindid’, bar iat som,
3066] ‘dias gráda do t-shen-muintir-si fein lind gura moide do chreidfed
3067] in rigan sinde.’ Eírig-siu & Mac Lugach leó, a Cailti’, ar
3068] Find, ‘& gid mor gabthai sí foraib do-bér-sa di hé.’