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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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4161] ‘Ocus tucad in ingen aile dó- sum’, ar Cailte, ‘& tuc leis
4162] dochum in baile-seo ar a tamaíd h-í, & amal do-riacht inn ingen
4163] sin’, ar Cailte, ‘chum in baile, is ann ro bói ingen aile rig
4164] Eirenn
isin tigh ara cind.’ Cailte cecinit:
    1. 4165] Tuc Fithir a bél re lar
      nir' b é in caradrad comlán,
      4166] cor' brised a craide ar tri
      is ruc a nert ar nemfní.

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4167] Ocus ó' t-connairc in ingen aile sin .i. a siur do éc ina
4168] fiadnaissi mar sin, fuair bas do chumaid a sethar fo chetoir.
4169] Cailte cecinit:
    1. 4170] Fithir ocus Dáirinee
      da ingin Tuathail t-subaig,
      4171] marb Fithir do náirine
      marb Dairfhine da cumaid.

313


4172] Ocus do-rigned a tanach annseo ac g Laigen, & is-bert in
4173] ri: ‘IS garb in tanach’, ar sé. ‘Conid uad-sin atá Garbthanach
4174] ar in n-inad-so da n-eis. Ocus ro cuired issin fert fótbaig seo
4175] iat a n-aen-uaig, & is sé in scél ro fhiarfaigis dim, a naem Pátraic’,
4176] ar Cáilte.

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4177] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, a m' anum, a Chailti’, ar
4178] Pátraic, ‘is maith in scel ro indsis duind.’

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4179] IS annsin at-conncadur fér-brug gabala i nd-imoccus dóib
4180] & aen-maccaem soithim soinemail ann, & tri .l. ech ina fiadnaissi
4181] issin fer-gurt gabala sin, & tic Pátraic dochum in maccaeim,
4182] & eirgis in maccaem reime. ‘Uaitne rig umut, a maccaeim’, ar
4183] Pátraic, ‘& ac fir th'inaid it degaid; & ca com-ainm tusa, a
4184] maccaim?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Muridach mac Tuathail meic Fhindachta,
4185] meic ríg in tíre-seo mé’, ar in maccaem. ‘Cia in dunad
4186] út at-chiamait?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Dunad briugaid do muintir g
4187] Laigen sin’, ar Muiridach ‘.i. Coscrach na Cét.’ ‘Créd má
4188] n-apar in t-ainm-sin ris?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Ni fétar a chrod 'nait a
4189] alma do airem nóco n-airimther ar cétaib iat.’ ‘In fuigem feis
4190] na h-aídchi anocht ann?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Do-gébam’, ar in maccaem,
4191] ‘uair is coimsech & is cumachtach missi issin baile, & ni fuil
4192] óclach in baile féin ann.’ Ocus tangadur chum in baile annsin,
4193] & ro chuir in maccaem Pátraic cona muintir issin rígthech
4194] romor ro boi ac Coscrach issin baile, & do-rinded a n-umal-osaic
4195] ann.

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4196] Ocus dala Cailti, do-luid reime co Cloich na n-Arm i l-leith
4197] andes don {SG page 184}dúnad, in bail a n-déndais in Fhiann a n- airm do
4198] bleith re ríglia cloiche cacha bliadne, & ro chaiestar déra
4199] fír-thruaga falcmara annsin os chind na cloiche ic cuim- niugud
4200] na muintire moire ro bói os chind na cloiche-sin co minic
4201] reime. Ocus ní cian do bói ann co faccaid in t- aen-óclach da
4202] indsaigid, & brat corcra uime & delg óir issin brut, & delb
4203] deg-duine fair & forom flatha leis & folt cáem cas fair, & nír'
4204] rathaig Cailte h-é nó cor' t- shuidh in t-óclach ar leith-chenn na
4205] cloiche ina fharrad. ‘Carsat com-ainm thusa, a óclaig?’ ar Cailte.
4206] ‘Coscrach na Cét m' ainm-si’, ar se. ‘Ocus in tusa m' aichne-si?’
4207] ar in t-óclach. ‘Cá h-aichne fuil accut-sa orum?’ ar Cailte. ‘Andar
4208] lem-sa’, ar Coscrach, ‘is tu Cailti mac Ronain.’ ‘Is fír cora
4209] mé’, ar Cailte. ‘Maith lem do thecmail chuccum’, ar Coscrach.
4210] ‘Cid on sin?’ ar Cailti. ‘Atait .ix. seisrecha .xx. acum-sa’, ar
4211] Coscrach, ‘& in trath is i n-am búana {folio 131b1} in trebaire tecaid fíad
4212] imdiscir alltaide, & loitidh & millid uile, connach bí tarba duinde
4213] de. Ocus ar fír do gaile & do gaiscid riut-sa, a m' anum, a

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4214] Chailti’, ar Coscrach na Cét, ‘tabair furtacht & fóirithin orum 11
4415] um dingbail in daim-sin dím.’ ‘Ind aimsir do bádusa im luth
4416] & im lathar’, ar Cailte, ‘ro dingebaind sin dít.’

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4417] IS annsin at-chonncadur in luath-grinde áigh & irgaile da
4418] n-indsaigid, & fidh-nemed do t-shlegaib urardu re n-guaillib, & ámdabach
4419] da sciathaib donna deiligthi forro. ‘Cia sut, a m' anum,
4420] a Coscraig?’ ar Cailte. ‘Tuathal mác Finnachta, in tíre-
4421] seo’, ar Coscrach, & ro t-shuidh in t-óclach ar in faithche ar a
4422] rabadur. Ocus is annsin ro fhiarfaig Cailte do Choscrach da
4423] fagtha techtaireda co Cluain Cain na Fairchi i cóiced Muman
4424] & Daire na Fingaile, ‘ocus atáit mo t- shecht lína fíadaigh-sea annsin.’
4425] Ocus do-cuadur na techtaireda ara cend, & tucadur na lína
4426] léo dá n-indsaigid, & ro chóirig Cailte in t-shelg 'ar sin, & ro
4427] chóraig tiug na fer & immat na con in t-eolus ro t-shail in dam-
4428] sin do thiachtain, & do chóirig a línta ar allaib & ar essaib &
4429] ar indberaib ind fheraind, & do-riacht in fíad mor da n-indsaighid
4430] mara ticed cacha bliadna, & at-chonnairc Cailte in dam allaith
4431] ac tuidecht co h-Ath in Daim ar Slaine. Ocus ros-gab Cailte
4432] in Coscraig .i. a t-shleg, & tuc réo n-urchuir don dam & sé a
4433] lenmain isin lín co tarla fat láma laich don chrann na sleige
4434] trít. ‘Adar lim-sa do dergad ar in n-dam’, ar Coscrach, ‘& ca
4435] ferr ainm da m-beth ar ind ath ina Ath Dergtha in Daim?’ ainm
4436] ind atha ossin anall cossaníu. Ocus rucsat a druim co Druim
4437] Lethan
, risa raiter Druim n-Deirg na Damraide isin tan-so. ‘A
4438] Chailti’, ar sé Coscrach na Cét, ‘maith do thoisc dar {SG page 185}n- indsaig’,
4439] {F§}& adubairt an láid ann:
    1. 4440] Canas ticidh a shenoir t-shin
      cait ar' sgarais ret muintir?
      4441] rot-tarraid crot-fall crine
      ní mairend do com- díne.
    2. 4442] IS iat is com-díne dam
      locht toirimtechta in talman
      4443] Find cona muintir miadaigh
      lucht tairbthech an tren-fiadhaigh.
    3. 4444] Do-beraind oirchissecht ort
      uair do-rala corsat nocht
      4445] da marbtha dam co gaibthech
      in sen-dam crín com- raithnech.
    4. 4446] Cindus do muirbfínd-si é
      a fir do-rat duinne gné,
      4447] a marbad, fa mor in mod
      can coin, cen lín am farrod?
    5. 4448] Atait mo lína a Cluain Cáin
      do- bér cugum mad ail dáib,
      4449] budh ésin a bás co m-bladh
      rachaidh 'sa sás an sen-dam.

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    7. 4450] Ada-gar mo lína alle
      co Druim n-Derg na Damraidhe
      4451] marbthar ann in congnach cruaidh
      ar in leirg-sea lind atuaidh.
    8. 4452] Cáilti do beith d' eis in doim
      a beith cen caimthech cen choin,
      4453] tar éis na cuaine rom-char
      scela is truaighi ro canadh.
      §

      Can.

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4454] Ocus táinic Coscrach & Cailti chum in baili mara raibe noem Pátraic,
4455] & do-rat Coscrach a chend a n-ucht
4456] Pátraic, & tucsat a sheacht meic & a t-shecht n- ingena a cindu
4457] ina ucht, & ro shlechtadur dó, uair tarlatar a da les dó in
4458] aídchi-sin .i. Pátraic do les a anma & Cailte do anaccul a
4459] arba .i. do marbad in daim do bói ic foghail fair. Ocus do
4460] badur ic ól & ic áibnius ind áidchi-sin. Ocus do-ruacht in
4461] sluag uile arnamairech & naem Pátraic amach assin dúnad ar
4462] in faithchi.

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4463] IS annsin ro fhiarfaig Coscrach na Cét do Cailti: ‘cred fa
4464] tucad Cloch na n-Arm ar in cairthi com-daingen cloiche sea ar
4465] in fhaithchi?’ ‘Is sí- sin’, ar se Cailte, ‘in chloch risa meildis in Fhiann
4466] a n-airm i l-laithe na samhna cacha bliadna, & ar in cloich-sin
4467] ro bói in smacht-chomartha sida is fearr ro bói a n-Eirinn & a
4468] n-Albain re reimes Chuind & Airt & Chormaic & Cairpri
4469] Lifechair
.i. fail druimnech derg-oir i r-rabadur ocht fichit uinge
4470] do derg-ór, & poll trésin coirthi-sea, & is sí trésin poll, & do bói
4471] d' fhebus rígi na ríg na lamad {folio 131b2} nech a breith leis, & do
4472] bói d' fhebus fhessa na n- druad conna lamtha a glúasacht, & ac
4473] smacht na rig. Ocus do-chuadur as na riga-sin co toracht Cairpre
4474] Lifechair
mac Cormaic, & ro thuit Cairpre i cath Gabra, & do
4475] luidsemar-ne in deired Féine do bamar’, ar Cailte, ‘conici in
4476] n-inat-so, & ro impaidis-sa in coirthi & tucus in leth ro bói suas
4477] de sís co fuil amal at-chithi-si.’ ‘Da faicmis in poll & in comartha’,
4478] ar in sluag, ‘ro chreidfimaís sin.’ ‘Léicid-si cairde
4479] dam-sa’, arsi Cailte, ‘co ro thócbur in leth atá sís di co raib
4480] suas, uair deibidach in raet in Gaeidel.’ Conid de-sin atá ‘is
4481] deinmnitach in raet in Gaeidel.’ Ocus ro eirgedur uile a
4482] n-aen-fhect da indsaigid in lín ro badur, & nír' fhétsat a bec di.
4483] Ocus do-riacht Cailte, & tuc a da rigid uimpi & tuc a talmain

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4484] h-í, & is amlaid ro boi, & a fail óir fán poll ichtarach di, co
4485] facadur cach uile h-í, & do-luid Cailte dochum na falach & roindis
4486] ar dó h-í, & tuc a leth do Pátraic & a leth aile do lucht in
4487] baile i r-rabadur. Conid Cluain Falach ainm na cluana- sin
4488] gusaníu, & conid Lia na n-Arm ainm in lia-sin. Ocus adubairt
4489] Cailte:
    1. 4490] A Choscraig ind aichnide
      lía gus tathairgdis riga?
      4491] is chuice taidled in
      Find mac Cumaill Almainí.
    2. 4492] Ris aderthai Lia na n-Arm
      sochaide dar' bó alt marb,
      4493] is co fuil ossin ille
      'sa n-inad na comnaide.
    3. 4494] Mor-sleg do n-dentá pudur
      ocus claidem caem-churad,
      4495] is ro limtha rissin lia
      sunn, a Choscraig, ris cach dia.
      4496]

      A Choscraig.

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4497] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, a Cailti’, ar Pátraic, ‘is maith
4498] in scél & in senchus ro indissis duind.’