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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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3206] IS andsin ro tinoiled a choin & a cuanarta d' indsaigid in rig, & do-luid
3207] co Beind Boirchi bothuaid, & do-luid Cailte leis & do ordaig Cailte
3208] in t-shelg in la-sin innus co tabrad in fer in coneill i l-laim a chéile
3209] ó Ethaig co Tuind Tuile bothuaid i nd- aird tuaiscirt Beinde Boirchi.

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3210] IS ann immorro ro bói Cailti & Ulad ar Tuind Tuile
3211] ac mor-dechsain na mara amach, & at-chonncadur in n- ingin
3212] maccaemda arin túind amuich & sí ic cul- shnámh & ic táeb-snám
3213] & ic traigir-snám, & ro t-shuid ar in tuind ina fiadnaissi mar do
3214] t-shuidhedh ar tulaig nó ar carraic, & ro thócaib a cend & adubairt:
3215] ‘Nach h-é Cailte mac Ronain siút?’ ar inn ingen. ‘Is mé
3216] co deimin’, ar Cailte. ‘Is mór la at-chonncamar thú ar in
3217] carraic-sin ar a fuili at shuidhe í farrad in fhir is ferr do boi a
3218] n-Eirinn & a n-Albain .i. i farrad Find meic Cumaill.’ ‘Cia
3219] thussa amlaid?’ ar Cailte. ‘Lí Bán ingen Echach meic Eogainn
3220] meic Aililla, missi’, ar sí, ‘& atú cét bliadan ar in uisci, & nir'
3221] thócbus cend do neoch ó do-chuaid in flaith Find gusaníu, &
3222] iss ed fo-dera dam cend do thócbail aníu .i. Cailte d' fhaic- sin, {F§}
3223] in mac oglaigh is ferr ruc ben i n-Érinn’. Cailti cecinit:
    1. 3224] Canas a tic in tond tuile
      asin aicén folt- buidhi?
      3225] cá tír asa luidh lith co n-ádh
      cred do-beir suan na sianán?
    2. 3226] Inn í Tond Rudhraigi ruaidh
      tic andes nó tic atuaidh?
      3227] nó inn í in tond báidhes ille
      gáires i Tráig n-Eothaile?
    3. 3228] Inn í Tond Beindi Étair fhuair
      Tond Indbir Colpa cruaidh?
      3229] nó Tond Trágha Baile bind
      fil isa h-aire ar Érinn?
    4. 3230] Inn í Tond Clidhna co m-buaidh
      tuaires in caladh comcruaid,
      3231] no inn í Tond Duiblindi dhe
      nó inní Múr meic Dairíne?
    5. 3232] Cid be tond dib aille imnail
      alaind a lí co lan- glain,
      3233] bind a torman 'sa cúan cas
      is fuar in comrad canas.
§

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3234] INa degaid-sin tangadur na fiada amach isin muir ar
3235] teiched roim na conaib. ‘Iassacht don t-shleig dam, a Chailti’,
3236] ar Lí Bán, ‘co marbur na fiada dí & co cuirer ar tír suas dáib
3237] iat.’ Ocus tuc Cailte in Coscuraig ina laím, & ro marb na
3238] fiadu amlaid-sin, & in t-shelg is mó do- róine Find riam issin
3239] n-inadh-sin ba comeit re in t-shelg do-roni {folio 128b1} Cailti in lá-sin.

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3240] Ocus dala na h-ingine ina deghaid-sin, ro diubraig a {SG page 166}t-shleg
3241] chum Cailti suas ar tír, & do imthig féin uathaib annsin & tairrnig
3242] in t-selg-sin do denum
, & amail indissit
3243] úghdair co rainic mucc & agh & eilit do cach cúicir d' Ulltaib
3244] in lá-sin, & co rainic .xxx. fiad fo dilmain do rig Ulad & do
3245] Chailti, & tangadur reompo co Raith na Sciath ris raiter Raith
3246] Imil
issin tan-so.

245


3247] Conid h-i Selg Beindi Boirchi & Imaccallaim Li Baine,
3248] ingine Echach meic Eogain g Eirenn, & Cailti
conici sin.

246


3249] Ocus tangadur anunn issin raith, & ro cóirged tech óla &
3250] áibniussa accu, & is annsin do chonnairc Cailte raet rob ingnad
3251] leis isin tigh n-ola .i. ingen mín mong-buide isin fhochla
3252] fhéinneda ic tidlocad t-shet & máine ar son ar' gabad do dán &
3253] d' eladain
astigh.

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3254] IS annsin ro fiarfaig Cailte do rig Ulad: ‘Cia inn ingen
3255] da tabur in miad & ind anóir seoch cach uili?’ ‘INgen óclaig
3256] dam-sa’, ar Ulad, ‘& ní'l da t-shíl ina bethaid acht in n-ingen-
3257] út, & is amlaid atá inn ingen, a Cailti’, ar Ulad, ‘& leth-rann
3258] aicce, & ní fhaghann a n-Eirinn nech do-ní leth-rann dílis dó-sin.’
3259] Ocus adubairt Cailte: ‘ní fer dana missi ám’, ar Cailte, ‘& gab, a
3260] ingen, in leth-rann.’ Ocus adubairt inn ingen in leth-rann, &
3261] adubairt Cailte 'na degaid:

    3262]
  1. Rann.
    Dún Fhir Duib.
    is sé in dunad fata ar fuil:
  2. 3263] Dixit Cáilte:

3265] Ocus ro chuir Cailte in cornn assa láim, & ro cháiestar déra
3266] falcmara fír-thruaga cor' bo fliuch blái & bruinde dó. ‘Ciall in
3267] raind, a m' anam, a Cailti?’ ar in . ‘Atá accum-sa a chiall’,

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3268] ar Cailte, ‘& dursain dam a tar- rachtain in ní da tá, & in fetrais,
3269] a Ulad, in cethrar is ferr eineach ro bói a n-Eirinn & a
3270] n-Albain i com-ré & i com-aimsir ríu .i. Find mac Cumaill &
3271] a mac Oissin, & Dub mac Tréin annso do Ultaib & a mac- séin
3272] .i. Fial mac Duib, & ro bói enech d' imarcraid accu-sin. Uair da
3273] tuctha i r-raibhi a n-Eirinn & a n-Albain doib ro thidlaicfidis
3274] acht co faghbadais nech da iarraid orro, & do bo truag lé Cormac
3275] & lé Find in t-einech-sin do beith acco, & gan a beith do
3276] maithius mor-adbul acco ní ro dilfad h-é.’

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3277] IS annsin tangadur fir Eirenn fecht co h-aenach Taillten
3278] .i. Cormac h-úa Cuind Eirenn & Find mac Cumaill, tri catha
3279] na Feinde & aes na trebaire uile, & do-riacht ann Dub mac
3280] Tréoin & a mac Fial mac Duib, & ro t-shuidhedur a fiadnaissi rig
3281] Eirenn
& a meic. Ocus nirb' aichnid do g Eirenn roime-sin h- é
3282] fein na a mac, acht a chloistecht, & iss é ro bói ar leth-laim
3283] Chormaic .i. Find mac Cumaill & Oissin ar laim Fhind, & Cairpre
3284] Lifechair
ar {SG page 167}laim aile Chormaic.

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3285] ‘Maith a m' anum, a Chormaic’, ar Fhind, ‘ind aichnid duit-siu
3286] in t-óclach atá at' h-fiadnaissi?’ ‘Ní h-aichnid um’, ar Cormac.{folio 128b2}
3287] ‘Dub mac Treoin, do cuiced Ulad atuaid, & a mac
3288] Fial mac Duib.’ ‘Inn é siut’, ar Eirenn, ‘in t-óclach daibir
3289] deig-einig at-chluinmíd d' imrád?’ ‘Iss é immorro’, ar Find, &
3290] ro fhiarfaig in : ‘Caide Fial do mac?’ ar se. ‘Ic seo am
3291] fharrad h-é’, ar Dub mac Treoin. ‘Cred ima tarrla in t-einech
3292] atá acaib eter athair & mac’, ar in , ‘& sibh in bar macaib
3293] óclach?’ ‘Truag sin, a uassail, a Chormaic’, ar in mac .i. Fial,
3294] ‘dar lind da tucmais eitech nó éra ar nech do- gébmais bás, eter
3295] athair & mac.’ ‘IS truag duib, a fhiru Eirenn’, ar Cairpre
3296] Lifechair
mac Cormaic & ar Oissin mac Find, ‘gan furtacht &
3297] gan foirithin do thabairt ar Dub mac Treoin & ar a mac.’
3298] Ocus at-chuala Find & Cormac sin, & maithe fer n-Eirenn, ‘&
3299] do-béram-ne’, ar siat, ‘ind fhoirithin aderthai-si orru, uair is re
3300] feraib Eirenn caithfither a tiubarthar doib.’ ‘Do-bér-sa, ar

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3301] Cormac, ‘cét do cach crud cacha bliadna doib.’ ‘Do-bér-sa in
3302] coibeis cétna’, ar Find, ‘cacha bliadna doib’, & do gellsatar
3303] maithi fer n-Eirenn fos maithius aile doib. Ocus tainic Dub
3304] mac Treoin reime chum a dúnaid fein, & ro bói ac caithem
3305] in maithiusa-sin ann co cend secht m-bliadan n-deg, & ní h-eitir
3306] a aírim in neoch do-rínset do maith rissin re-sin, no co tainic
3307] torrthaim & tupaist chuice ar faichthi a dúnaid féin adhaig
3308] ann .i. marc-shluag sirrachtach sidhe do thiacht adhaig n-aen
3309] ann co Raith Duib Meic Treoin í coiced Ulad’, ar Cailti, ‘& ro
3310] fhiarfaigedur cia in baile-sea, & adubairt nech ríu’: ‘baile Duib
3311] meic Treoin, in aen-óclaig as ferr einech do Macaib Miled &
3312] do Tuaith Dé Danann.’ Ocus adubairt fer dib: ‘Is truag gan
3313] fer a frestail accainde do Thuaith De Danann’, & ro gabustar
3314] fer dib sleg neimnech ro bói aici, & tuc builli dó i nd-odhur a
3315] chiche cor' marb. Ocus gabais Fial a mac a inad ré ré .x.
3316] m-bliadan & tri .xx. bliadan. ‘Maith m' anam, a ingen’, ar
3317] Cailte, ‘ca caradrad do bói duit-si riu-sin in tan ro fhiarfaigis dim-sa
3318] in scél-sin?’ ar Cailte. ‘Ingen don óclach déidenach sin
3319] misi’, ar issí ‘.i. do Fhial mac Duib, & ní mairenn don muintir
3320] moir sin do-conncais achtmád missi am aenur, & airi-sin, a
3321] m' anam, a Chailti, tuc Ulad comus a t-shét & a máine dam-sa
3322] re tindlucudh.’ ‘Ocus ca comainm tusa, a ingen?’ ar Cailte.
3323] ‘Uaíni ingen Fheil meic Duib m' ainm’, ar si; & adubairt Cailti:
    1. A Uaíní, a ingen Féil
      ropo maith t' athair do chein,
      3325] rob é-sin cara na cliar
      in laech forusta fir-fhial.

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3326] ‘Ocus is sé-sin’, arsi Cailte, ‘ciall in sceil ro fhiarfaigis dim
3327] & córugud t' athar & do t-shenathar, & cubaid do rig Ulad comus
3328] a t-shét & a máine duit re tindlucud.’