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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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4049] Bui dibergach isin tír-sin, oc eitim & oc ingreim ar Pátraic.
4050] .i. Dubcraidi mac Dubtnuthaigh, & idubairt Pátraic:
    1. 4051] ‘Ced lem-sa do Cailtigan
      do cuir mór laech fo lechtaib,
      4052] cia ro marbad Dubchraidech{F folio 24b}is cia ro faghbadh a n-aisgidh.

4053] Ocus fuair an duine bás iarsin.

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4054] Ocus do batar re teora lá & re teora aidchi andsin, &
4055] tancatar rompu in lín ro batar co Fanglend na Feindi i leith
4056] ilíu do Chruachain, & do suidetar i n-Ard Senaigh os Fánglend
4057] na Feindi
. ‘Cred ma tucad Ard Senaigh ar in ard- so, a
4058] Cháilti?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Adér-sa rit’, ar Cáilte ‘.i. airfidech maith
4059] ro bái ic Find .i. Senach ua Daigri, & andso fuair bás do
4060] galar en-uaire, & ro múired in tulach-so air, conid uada aderar
4061] Ard Senaigh.’ Ocus it-bert Cáilte:
    1. 4062] A m-beired Senach o Find
      ara céol is cumain lím,
      4063] ní ba cuma is beith cen ní
      tricha uingi cech raithí.
    2. 4064] Sgrebull óir cech fir is' t-shluagh
      do Shenach alaind folt-ruadh,
      4065] ara canad, mor in mod,
      co cuired iat 'na codlod.

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4066] ‘Ba h-ilarda in t-imat cruidh-sin, a anam, a Cháilti’, ar
4067] Pátraic. ‘Ba h-ilarda’, ar Cáilte, ‘uair cin co tucad-som do
4068] crud acht a tabrad do mnáib & do airfitechachaib ro bo mór
4069] in crodh.’ ‘An tuc-sam mná imda amlaid?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Do-rat
4070] immorro,’ ar Cáilte, co n-debairt:
    1. 4071] Rann.
      Trí cét ben do-rat Fínd
      dar in g úil os mo cind,
      4072] is coibchi ar leith do cech mnái
      ba mór in crodh ar aen-chái.

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4073] ‘Ba mór eínech in oclaigh-sin’, ar Pátraic. ‘Ba mor’, ar
4074] Cáilte, ‘uair nír' facaib ben cen a coibchi & nir' fácaib gilla cen
4075] a dliged díngmala, & nír' facaib fer cen a tuarustal, & nír' gell
4076] i n-aidci riam ní nach comaillfed i l-ló, & nír' gell i l-ló ní nach
4077] comaillfed i n-aidci’.

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4078] {L folio 130b2} . IS annso thainic Laigen dochum Patraic.9

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4080] Ní cían ro badur ann co faccadur in t-aen- óclach da
4081] n-indsaigid, & ba maith a tuaruscbail in meic-sin eter deilb &
4082] erred, & suidhis ar in fírt fótbaig ina fiadnaissi. ‘Cia thusa,
4083] a m' anam, a maccaeim?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Aed mac Echach Leithdeirg,
4084] mac rig Laigen andes. Ocus immáin do-rigned acaind
4085] ac Síd Liamna Lendchaime thes, & ro bói mo mathair-si, &
4086] m' athair acaind a fiadnaissi na h-imana .i. Bé Bind ingen
4087] Chuain meic Fhintain, ingen rig Connacht, & ni fuil gein claindi
4088] aici acht missi a m' aenar, & do-rigned in immain accaind, &
4089] rucusa .uii. cluiche ar in maccraid uile, & in cluiche déidenach
4090] rucus is ann dom-riacht in da mnai & da brat uaine umpu .i.
4091] Slat & Mumain a n- anmanna, & da ingin do Bodb Derg mac
4092] in Dagda iat, & ro gab ben cacha laime dam, & rucsat me leo
4093] dochum in Broga brecc-sholais, co fuilet mo muinter acom chained
4094] tar m' éis, & lucht in t-shída acom les- sugud ré ré tri bliadan, &
4095] atú-ssa isin t-shíd ossin ille nóco fuarus edurbaegal in t-shídha aráeir,
4096] & tangamar tri .l. maccáem assin t-shíd amach ar in faichthi, &
4097] is annsin tucu-sa dom úidh & dom aire in mor- éicen i r-raba ac
4098] lucht in t-shida, & is annsin tánac am rith ón Brug conice so do
4099] t' indsaighid-si, a naem Patraic.’ ‘Bid comairchi ón’, ar Pátraic,
4100] ‘indus na bia a nert na a cumachta-som fort’.

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4101] IS annsin adubairt Cailte re Pátraic: ‘IS mithig duind
4102] dul a cuiced Laigen bodes & a mac do breith do rig Laigen,
4103] & creidem do t-shilad ann & mainchesa do gabail ann.’ ‘Cáit a
4104] fuil Cas Corach mac Cáincinde?’ bar Pátraic. {folio 131a1} ‘Sunn,
4105] a naem-chleirig’, ar in t-airfidech. ‘Bid mac righ Laigen a
4106] n-aen-leapaid riut & a n-aen-chumaid no co rissem coiced Laigen.’

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4107] Fert Rairinde i l- Laignib.
4108] Tangadur reompo marsin d' indsaigid chuicid Laigen, & rangadur
4109] co Ferta Rairinde ingine Ronain Ruaid ar lar laech-machaire
4110] Laigen, & indissid Cailte dóib cid 'ma tucad in t-ainm
4111] ar in fert .i. ‘Aen-deirbtshiur ro bói accum-sa’, ar Cáilte ‘.i. Reiriu
4112] ingen Ronain Ruaid, ben Guill meic Morna, & marb do breith
4113] meic ar in tulaig seo h-í, & marb in mac, & adubairt:’
    1. 4114] Rairiu ingen Ronain Ruaid
      ar ind uaig os Fertais Blae,
      4115] is fuithe a taissi abhus
      'sin tulaig gan imarbus.

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4116] ‘Ocus aiscid rob áil lium-sa d' iarraid ort, a naem- chleirig’, ar
4117] Cailti. ‘Cá h-aiscid sin, a m' anam?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Mo deirbtshiur
4118] do thabairt a piannaib, uair tarrasa dot muintirus & dot gráda.’
4119] ‘Do máthair & t' athair & do thigerna Find mac Cumaill do
4120] thabairt a piannaib ort-su’, ar Pátraic, ‘massa maith lé Dia.’
4121] Ro altaig Cailte sin don Tailgind, conid h- í-sin étail is ferr
4122] fuair Cailti riam.

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4123] Ocus tangadur reompo assa h-aithle-sin co Carnn na Curad,
4124] risa raiter in Garbthanach i nd-Uaib Muiredaig issin tan-so.
4125] ‘Ocus indis duind, a m' anam, a Chailti’, ar Patraic, ‘cid imma
4126] tucad in Garbthanach ar in n-inad-sa?’ Fregrais Cailte in
4127] ceist-sin .i. Airdrí ro gabustar Eirinn .i. Tuathal Techtmar
4128] mac Fiachach Findalaid meic Feradaig Fhindfhechtnaig, & is se
4129] in Tuathal-sin do ben a cind do choic cóicedaib Eirenn, corub
4130] uimmi raiter Tuathal Techtmar do ón techtad tucusdar ar
4131] Eirinn & don techtad tuc ar choicedaib Eirenn re Temraig na
4132] Rig
da foghnam. Ocus do badur dono da ingin t-shoinemla aici
4133] .i. Fithir & Dáirine a n-anmann, & tainic Laigen d' iarraid
4134] in darna h-ingen díb .i. Eochaid mac Echach Ainchind Laigen,
4135] & do fhiarfaig Eirenn: ‘cá h-ingen dona h- ingenaib is áil let,
4136] a ri Laigen?’ ‘Fithir’, ar Laigen. ‘Ac um’, ar Eirenn,
4137] ‘ni thiber-sa in soisser í fiadnaissi in t-sheindsir do fhir.’ Ocus
4138] tucad Dáirine ingen Tuathail do Eochaid do g Laigen, &
4139] tucusdar cét da cach crud ina tindscra na h-ingine, & ro bói
4140] re bliadain aicci issin baile-seo, & nirb' inmain le g Laigen

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4145] h-í, & ro cóirig ceilg & eladhain adhaig n-aen ina imdaid aici
4146] féin .i. ingen rig Eirenn do breith co lar in fhedha diamair, &
4147] a t-shlechtadh uimpi, & tech derraith daingen do denam ann, &
4148] naenbur comalta do bói aicci lé, & a radha a h-éc ann.

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4149] Ro gabad a eich don ríg & ro h-indled a charpat, & tainic {SG page 183}
4150] reime do accallaim rig Eirenn co Temraig, & do fhiarfaig
4151] Eirenn
scela de. ‘Scela olcca’, bar Laigen, ‘in ingen maith
4152] tucais-si duind a h-éc araeir accaind.’ ‘Ocus créd má tangai-si
4153] dom indsaigid-si?’ ar Tuathal, ‘uair ní chuala-sa scel is doilgi
4154] lem ina in scel-sin.’ ‘Tánag-sa d' iarraid na h- ingine aili ort, a
4155] ’, ar eissium, ‘uair ní h-áil lem scarthain ret charadrad.’ ‘Dar
4156] ar m-breithir am’, ar Eirenn, ‘ní thaispenann sáimi na subha
4157] dam-sa m' ingen do tabairt duit.’ ‘Ní h-accum-sa ro bói {folio 131a2}
4158] comus a h-anma’, ar Laigen. {F§}Cailte cecinit:
    1. 4159] Nir' sgar re h-iarraid co nocht
      is re tacrad co torocht,
      4160] co ruc Fithir leis da thigh
      cerba rithír le muinntir.
      §