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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5193] ‘Tainic Find & lucht in t-shida issin síd iarsin, & siat crechtach
5194] cró-lintech, & ro boi triur co lan-olcc {folio 135a2} acaind’, ar
5195] Cailte ‘.i. Mac Lugach & Osccur & Diarmait, & tangadur Túath
5196] Dé Danann
fa thri rissin m- bliadain-sin d' indsaigid in t-shída
5197] cétna, & tri catha tucsamar- ne doib rissin m-bliadain-sin, & rob
5198] é ar n-esbaid ann’, ar Cailte ‘.i. Conn Cruthach mac Midir,
5199] & cid {SG page 201}sinde’, ar Cailte, ‘rob áinicnech sind issin cath déidinach
5200] sin, úair ro loigh for Oscur & for Diarmait neim & forlonn in
5201] catha, corub lubán find-chuill ro bói ac imfhulung a n-étaig tarsu
5202] ina cossair-leapaid chró, & do-luidsemar-ne amach ar in faithche’,
5203] ar Cailte, ‘in cethrar óclach slán ro bámar .i. Find & Mac
5204] Lugach
& Oissin & mé fein, & adubairt Oissin annsin:’ ‘IS olcc
5205] in turus tangamar co Síd Mac Midhir’, ar se, ‘d' fhacbail mo meicc
5206] & mo chomalta .i. Diarmata.’ ‘Ocus mairg do-béra a aighed
5207] ar in Féinn’, ar Mac Lugach, ‘tar eis Diarmata & Oscair d' fhac- bail,
5208] uair ní raibe ac congbail in fhiangaiscid dias dob fherr
5209] anáit.’ ‘Ocus gid bé do-béra’, ar Find, ‘ní mé do-bera.’

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5210] ‘Ocus tucad Donn mac Midhir chuccaind’, ar Cailte. ‘Maith,
5211] a m' anam, a Duind’, ar Find, ‘in fuil a fhis nó a eolus accut
5212] in ní ro ícfad na firu út?’ ‘Ni h-aithnid dam’, ar Donn, ‘acht
5213] aen-liaig atá ac Túaith Dé Danann, & munar' tesccad smir a
5214] n-droma do-gébthar furtacht & fóirithin ré nomaide uathaib
5215] comba slemain slan-chrechtach iat.’ ‘Ocus caide in t-abur assa

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5216] fuighmis h-é?’ ar Find, ‘uair ní caraid bunaid duind in lucht
5217] aca tá.’ ‘Adér riut’, ar Dond mac Midhir. ‘Mochthrath do
5218] laithe tic-sim assind brug amach do thinol lossa íce co táirthed
5219] fa lind-braen na maitne iat.’ ‘Fagh-sa, a m' anam, a Duind’, ar
5220] Cailte, ‘nech do-bera aithne ar in liaig & ticfa a béo no a
5221] marb lim-sa.’

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5222] IS annsin ad-racht Aed mac Midir & Flann Fuilech mac
5223] Midir. ‘Tair reomaind, a m' anum, a Chailti’, bar iat-som.
5224] Tangadur reompo co faithche in Broga braenaig brec-sholais, &
5225] in tan rangadur ann at-chonncadur flesc gilla óic eitedaig co
5226] m-brat d' olaind na n-osmolt a Tír thrétaig Thairrnhgaire, & lán
5227] ichtair a bruit aice do lossaib leighis & íc- shlainti da chor í
5228] cnedaib & a crechtaib in lochta do loited issin cath do Thúaith
5229] Dé Danann
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5230] ‘Cia siut, a m' anum, a Aed?’ ar Cailte. ‘Is sé-sin in t-óclach
5231] da tangamar d' iarraid’, ar Aed, ‘& frithoilid co maith h-é
5232] arna dechad uaib issin síd.’ ‘Ocus ro rithamar-ne a n- aen-uair
5233] ris’, ar Cailte, ‘& tarrus ar fhormna h-é, & tucsamar lind h-é
5234] óta sin co h-Ath Fostada na Feinde ar Sláine ar laech-Machaire
5235] Laigen, & ro eirig fia fiad umaind, conar' leir sind, & inn uair
5236] rangamur in tulaig ic in ath, is ann at-chonncamur in cethrur,
5237] & ceithri bruit corcra chortharacha umpo, & ceithri cloidme
5238] ór-duirnn ina lamaib, & ceithri coin chaem-selga acu. Ocus nir' léir
5239] dóib-sium sinde leisin fia fiad ro boi umaind, & ba léir duinde
5240] iat-som. Ocus aichnim-si in cethrur’, ar Cailte, ‘.i. Colla mac Cailti
5241] & Faelan mac Cailti, & Raigne Rosclethan mac Find & Cainci
5242] Chorcarderg
mac Find; & ro badar ic comrad, & bá h-é comrad
5243] do-ronsat .i. esbaid Fhind meic Cumaill a triath & á tigerna
5244] rissin m-bliadain-sin orra. Ocus at-chuala-sa’, ar Cailte, {SG page 202}‘comrad
5245] mo deisi mac & comrad da mac Find, & ba truag lium a
5246] n-acallaim, & adubradur:’ ‘Cid do-genat Fianna Eirenn bodesta
5247] gan triath & gan tigerna acco?’ ar Raigne Rosclethan mac
5248] Find. ‘Nocon fhuil acco’, ar Colla mac Cailti, ‘achtmad
5249] dul do Themraig & scailed do denam ina degaid{folio 135b1} nó

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5250] rig-fhéinnid do denam acco féin ann. Ocus ro cháisetar na
5251] meic-sin ina degaid-sin co trom taidbsech d' esbaid a da n-athar
5252] & a tigerna. Ocus tangamar-ne uaithib’, ar Cailte, ‘noco rangamar
5253] co Síd Da Én, risa n-abar Sliab Aighe meic Iugaine, &
5254] tangamar issin síd anunn, & ferais Find & Dond mac Midhir
5255] faeilte re Libra liaig, & ro taispenad dó Oscur & Diarmait, &
5256] acsin’, arsi Donn, ‘da brathair dam & dech let in ba h-in-othrais
5257] iat nó in ba h-in-leighis. Ocus dechais in liáig iat, & adubairt:’ ‘Is
5258] in-othrais & is in-leigis iat mád maith ma luag leighis-sea.’ ‘Bid
5259] maith um’, ar Cailte: ‘ca fhat beither ic á leighes?’ bar eissium.
5260] ‘Ré nómaide’, ar Libra prim- liaig. ‘do-géba-su immorro’, ar
5261] Cailte, ‘luag maith .i. t' anam do léigen duit, & mina thernat
5262] na h-óclaig let’, ar Cailte, ‘benfaid mo lam-sa fein do chenn dít.’
5263] Ocus do-rinde in t-óclach a leighis & a lesugud ré naemaide,
5264] cor' bo t-shlemain slan-crechtach iat.

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5265] Ocus ina degaid-sin tainic gilla ó Chormac, ó ríg Eirenn,
5266] ar cenn na Féine co h-Almain 'ar n-esbaid a triath & a tigerna
5267] .i. Find mac Cumaill, & d' ól fheissi na Temrach le Cormac
5268] h-úa Cuind, & do-riactadur Fianna Eirenn co leir annsin, etir
5269] fhir & mnái & gilla & óclaech & airfitech, co Fert na n-Druad ar
5270] faithche na Temra.

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5271] IS annsin immorro ro t-shuidh Goll mac Morna at leth-laim
5272] rig Eirenn, & ro t-shuidhset .u. coicedaig Eirenn cona socraide
5273] i Temraig. ‘IS mor bur n-esbaid, a Fianna Eirenn’, ar Cormac,
5274] ‘.i. bar triath & bur tigerna .i. Find mac Cumaill.’ ‘Is mor’,
5275] ar se Goll mac Morna. ‘Is mor’, ar Cormac, ‘uair tri h- esbada
5276] com-méite cutruma tucad ar Eirinn reime-seo .i. Lugh & Conn
5277] & Conaire, & is sí-seo in cethramad esbaid is mó tucad a
5278] n-Eirinn .i. Find mac Cumaill.’ ‘Ocus cat in stiurad nó in
5279] tinrum do-beri-si, a m' anum, a Chormaic?’ ar Goll mac Morna,
5280] ‘ar Fhiannaib Eirenn anossa?’ ‘Do-berim immorro’, ar Cormac,
5281] ‘comus fhiadaig & fhiann-choscair Fhiann Eirenn duit-si, a Guill’,
5282] ar Cormac, ‘co festar’, ar se, ‘inn esbaid d' Fhind do bunud, &
5283] roga selga do Chlaind Baiscne .i. do chlann-maicne Fhind risin

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5284] bliadain uait-siu.’ Ro fhaemastur fianna Eirenn sin, ‘ocus ní
5285] tiucub-sa re Find’, ar Goll, ‘im rígi fhian- naigechta Eirenn nó co
5286] m-bia-som tri bliadna i talmain, & co na raib súil duine dh' feraib
5287] Eirenn ris.’

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5288] IS annsin do raid Aillbi Gruadbrec re Cormac: ‘Cindus
5289] do-genat find-bantracht Find .i. na secht rigna dec so?’ Ocus ro
5290] fregair Cormac sin: ‘Do-gentar grianan der- rait deg-daingen do
5291] cach mnái fa leith díb cona bantracht re mís & re raithe & re
5292] bliadain nó co findtar beo nó marb Fhind rissin, & a lor-daeithin
5293] bíd & lenna rissin doib.’

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5294] IS annsin tucsat airfitig na Féinne a n-aghaid ar Chormac
5295] .i. Daigri mac Moran & Der h-úa Daighri & Senach h-úa
5296] Daighre & Suanach mac Senaig & Suanach mac Seinchind
5297] sen- scélaidi Find meic Cumaill, & is sé-sin is binde ro gab timpan
5298] ina laim i n-Eirinn & i nd-Albain, & Cnú Deireoil in t-abac &
5299] Blathnait a ben. Ocus fregrais Cormac doib: ‘Bar m-beith i
5300] Temraig’, ar in , ‘& leth dligid uaim-si daib, & cobeis in
5301] tuarustail do-berad Find daib do-bér- sa’, ar Cormac.
5302] Ocus tainic Fergus Fínbél fili na Feinne da n-indsaighid,
5303] & ba h-ed a lín .i. deich cét d' filedaib{folio 135b2} & d' aes dána.
5304] ‘Prim-ordan Eirenn acum-sa daib’, ar Cormac ‘.i. ó Thuind
5305] Chlidna
co Tuind Rudraigi’, ocus tainic meidhes- cal Find da
5306] indsaigid .i. im Garbchronan taissech na n-gilla mor. ‘Tabair
5307] uidh oraind, a !’ ar siat. ‘do-berim’, ar Cormac, ‘ó ta Ath
5308] lethan Loichi
aniar, risa n-abar Ath lethan Luain, co Beind
5309] Etair meic Étgaith
ind fheindeda sair do t-shorrthan duib.’

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5310] Assa h-aithle-sin tangadur anunn a Temraig, & tainic
5311] Cormac a Tech Mor Midchuarta, & ro cóirged cach nech ar
5312] duthaig a athar & a t-shenathar aici ann, & tucad Goll mac
5313] Morna a n-inad ríg-fheindeda ann, & tucad Eithne Ollamada
5314] ingen Cathair, ben rig Eirenn, a n-inad rigna, & Aillbe Gruadbrecc
5315] ar a láim-side, & Maighinis ingen Geraid Glunduib ar
5316] leth-laim Aillbi, & ro coirged Tech mor Midchuarda fan cuma-
5317] sin, & ro dáiled lind & ro scailed biad forro iarsin.

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5318] IS andsin ad-racht Cormac re beind m- blaith m-buabaill
5319] ro bói ina laim, & adubairt: ‘Maith, a fhiru Eirenn, da faghad
5320] nech acaib a n-es nó a n-indber no a n-all nó a n- abhaind nó
5321] a n-dingna nó a n-drobel nó a síd nó a síd-brug fis Fhind duind.’