Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition
Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

331


4634] IS annsin at-racht Laigen le beind m-buabaill bói ina
4635] laim, & adubairt: ‘Maith m' anum, a naem Pátraic, da rabamar-ne
4636] ac Síd Liamna Lennchaime ingine Dobrain Dubthaire thes, is
4637] annsin do-riachtadur chucaind da ingin {SG page 189}míne mong-buidhe, &
4638] rucsat léo m' aen-mac-sa do lár ind aenaig, & ní fhetar-sa in a
4639] firmamaint suas rucsat h-é nó 'n a talmain sís, & is gaeth ré
4640] h-aen-bili missi tar éis m' aen-meic, & atú-ssa ina uresbaid ó ssin
4641] ille, nach fetar issin domun a díl. Maith a m' anum, a naem Pátraic’,
4642] ar in , ‘ro bo maith lem-sa fís a bíí no a mairb
4643] d' fhagbail uait-siu.’ ‘Mád déoin don Dúilim do-gébthar a fhis
4644] duit-siu.’ Ocus ro badur ann co trath éirgi arnamairech, co ro eirig
4645] grian asa circcaill teintighe.

332


4646] IS annsin adubairt Laighen: ‘Maith a m' anum, a naem Pátraic,
4647] is áil lium-sa dula do t-sheilg & d' fhiadach co Tulaig in
4648] Máil
sair, co Machaire Laigen, & is cóir duit-si tuidecht lind,
4649] uair is gairde duit ina beith issin baile-sea, uair ticfait slóig &
4650] sochaide chuicid Laigen dar n-indsaigid ann.’ Ro eirgedur da
4651] drong-buidhin mora leo .i. buidhen re creidem & crabad ac
4652] Pátraic & buidhen aile re gnimradaib gaile gaiscid Fhiann
4653] Eirenn ac Cailti mac Ronain & ac g Laigen, & tangadur
4654] uile reompo co Tulaig in Mail ar Machaire Laigen. Ocus is
4655] annsin ro fhiarfaig Eochaid Lethderg Laigen do Chailti:
4656] ‘Cred imma tucad Tulach in Máil ar in tulaig- seo, & cid imma
4657] tucad Cnoc Aifi ar in cnoc-so thís?’

333


4658] IS annsin adubairt Cailte: Airdrí ro gabusdur ríge
4659] n-Alban dar' bo com-ainm Aehel mac Domnaill Dubloingsig, &
4660] ro bói aen-mac aice .i. Mál mac Aeil meic Domnaill Dubloingsigh,
4661] & ro bói ban-cheile aice .i. Aiffi ingen Ailb
4662] meic Scoa, ingen rig Lochlann atuaid, & do bói dúnad &

p.127


4663] deg-baile ac Mál mac rig Alban ac Rind Ruis a n-Albain, ar
4664] Cailte, & do bídis údair & ollamain & aes dana fer n-Eirenn ac
4665] tathaighid uainde ann, & do bídis na h-ollamain-sin & na h-údair
4666] ac indissin testa Find & na Feinne a fiadnaissi Máil meic Aeil
4667] meic Domnaill & Aífi ingine Ailb meic Scoa g Lochlann, &
4668] ro bói óclach ac Find mac Cumaill .i. Mac Lugach, & a
4669] n-déntái do dán molta d' Fhind, etir Eirinn & Albain, do-nithea
4670] formolad Meic Lugach d' indissin ann, & ó' t-chuala sin Aifi
4671] ingen Ailb meic Scoa .i. na mór-thesta-sin do-berdis údair &
4672] ollamain ar Mac Lugach, tucasdur in ingen grád dó ar a
4673] scélaib.

334


4674] IS annsin do-chuaid Mál mac Aeil do denum t-shelga tri
4675] cét oclach i Sliab mór Monaid i n-Albain, & do-rinde in ingen
4676] comairli aici ina grianan fein .i. naenmur comalta ro boi aici
4677] do breith di lé d' indsaighidh{folio 132b2} Eirenn, & tangadur
4678] reompo tar moing mara & mor-fhairrge in nónbur ban sin co
4679] Beind Etair meic Étgaith in fheinida, & tangadur i tír in naenbur
4680] ban & in rigan in dechmad, & iss é sin lá do-rigned selg
4681] Beinde h-Étair ac Find, & ba h-é fat na {SG page 190}selga sin otá Gortin
4682] Tighi Meille
meic Lurgan Luime í cind t-Shleibe Smóil meic
4683] Eidlecair, risa n-abar Sliab Bladma, co Beind Étair meic Étgaith
4684] in fheindeda. Ocus is ann ro bói Find ina inadh t-shelga & a
4685] dalta caem carthanach ina farrud ann .i. Dubrind mac ríg
4686] Cheineil Eógain atuaid. Ocus Cailti cecinit:
    1. 4687] Dubrind donn denta in chomlaind
      minic gairmim im chuirm-lind,
      4688] mo daltan ballach bedach
      mo chraide in déinmech Dubrind.

335


4689] Ocus ro bói in maccaem ic mór-fhegad uime ar cach leth. Ní
4690] cian ro bói ann co faccaid in n-aen-luing ic gabail isin chael-tráig
4691] ina fhiadnaisi, & rigan rosc- lethan ar lae na luinge, & naenbur
4692] ban ina farrud. Ocus tangadur reompo co h-airm i r-raibe Find,
4693] co n-imat cacha maithiusa do neoch tucsat léo, & suidhis in
4694] ingen .i. Aifi, ar leth-laim Find meic Cumaill, & sillis in flaith
4695] Find furri, & ro fhiarfaig scela di. Ocus ro indis in ingen a
4696] h-imthus ó tus co dered .i. a tuidecht d' indsaighid Meic Lugach

p.128


4697] tar moing mara 'ar tabairt gráda dó. Ferais Find faeilte ria
4698] annsin, uair faccus a charadrad dó in tí chum a tainic .i. mac
4699] a meic & a ingine.

336


4700] Tairnic iarsin in t-shelg do dénam, & do- riachtadar maithe
4701] na Féinne ina n-drongaib & ina m- buidhnib chum Find, & do
4702] fhiarfaig cach drong don Fheind ticed ann: ‘Cia in rigan rosc-lethan
4703] a m' anum, a Fhind?’ ar siat. Ocus ro indis Find a h-ainm
4704] & a sloinded & in fath ima tainic d' indsaigid Eirenn. ‘Mo-chin
4705] tainic a turus’, ar siat, ‘uair ní fhuil a n-Eirinn na a n-Albain
4706] fer is ferr ina in fer chum a tainic acht mád in flaith Find.
4707] Ocus is do Mac Lugach rainic selg iartharach Sleibe Bladma
4708] in lá-sin, & do-riacht iarsin Mac Lugach in lín ro bói chucaind,
4709] & do síned a pupaill tar Fhind in tan-sin, & do-riacht in ingen,
4710] & do-riachtadur maithe na Feinne issin pupaill, & tainic Mac
4711] Lugach
ann, & suidhis ar leth-laim Fhind meic Cumaill & ind
4712] ingen ar in laim aile. Ocus ro fhiarfaig Mac Lugach in ingin mar
4713] do fhiarfaigedur cach archena, & ro indis Find ó thus co deirid
4714] dó tuirthechta na h-ingine,’ ‘ocus chucut-sa thainic sí’, ar Find,
4715] ‘& ac seo as mo laim-si it laim h-í & a cath & a congal, & ní
4716] ba truime ort-su sin na ar in Feinn uile.’

337


4717] Ocus tainic Find co h-Almain ind aídchi-sin & tri catha
4718] na Feinde & in ingen léo cona bantracht, & ro fhaeestar Mac
4719] Lugach
ind aidchi-sin & in ingen, & ro bói aici re mís & ré
4720] bliadain gan iarmoirecht do tiachtain in degaid reisin ré- sin.
4721] ‘Ocus do bamar-ne laithe ar in tulaig-sea’, ar Cailte, ‘& nir’ bo
4722] chian duind ann co faccamur na tri catha croda cutruma commora
4723] dar n-indsaigid, & ro fhiarfaigemar cia ro bói ann, & adubradur-
4724] som corb' é Mál mac Aeil {folio 133a1} meic Domnaill
4725] Dubloingsig
{SG page 191} rig Alban do dighailt a mna ar in Feind, & adubairt
4726] Find: ‘cóir in trath tainic-se’, ar se, ‘in trath atamait-ne
4727] uile a n-aen-inad.’

338


4728] ‘IS annsin ad-rachtadur na catha dochum a cheile, &
4729] at-racht Mál mac Aéil meic Domnaill Dubloingsig, & ro gab
4730] a armu, & tainic fá dó déc trít na tri cathaib com-mora na
4731] Féinne, & atorchair cét laech lán-chalma don Fhéinn leis re cach
4732] fecht, conid da cét déc laech ro thuit leis, & ro chomraic

p.129


4733] & Mac Lugach ar lar in chatha, & tucastar cach nech dib
4734] ceithri coisceimenda dochum araile tar braigit na sleg sleman-cruaid,
4735] & ro gab cach dib a cend a cheile dona claidmib, &
4736] cid cían gairit ro bás ac in comrac-sin at-rochair Mál mac
4737] Aéil le Mac Lugach, & ro cuired fa thalmain h-é issin tulaig-sea’,
4738] ar Cailte. Ocus adubairt Cailte:
    1. 4739] Is i seo Tulach in Máil
      is tulach dia m-bói mor n-áir,
      4740] badur láich ann a fuilib
      ocus nert a luath- guinib.
    2. 4741] Secht fichit long do-luidh Mál
      tar in sáile solus-bán,
      4742] ní dechaid díb 'na m-bethaid
      achtmad foirend aen-ethair.
    3. 4743] Los sceith is claidim catha
      ocus étaig il- datha,
      4744] ba calma Mal tar in muir
      ba luath a lam a n-imguin.
    4. 4745] Mor n-aill is mor n-indber n-án
      mor n-abhann is mor sruthan,
      4746] mor cor, mor pudhar, mor n-uch
      nó co tainic in tuluch.

    5. 4747]

      Is i seo.

339


4748] ‘Conid uad atá Tulach in Máil ar in tulaig- seo, & cath
4749] Tulcha in Mail ar in cath, & Tulach Aífi ainm na tulcha-so
4750] thís, uair is furri ro bói in ingen gen ro bás ic tabairt in
4751] catha’, ar Cailte, ‘& ro bói ac Mac Lugach o ssin amach, conid
4752] h-í fa mathair chlainde dó.’

340


4753] Ocus is annsin ro eirig Pátraic & in sluag uile a n-aen-fhecht
4754] don tulaig ara rabadur, & do luidedur reompo co Tulaig
4755] na Fiad
allaniar don tulaig-sin, & at-connairc Cailte da raith do
4756] bói im Thulaig na Fiad .i. Raith Spelain & Raith in Máil.