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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5322] IS annsin do fregair Bernngal Bóchétach a h-eochar-imlib
5323] t-Shleibe Fuait atuaid & flaith-briugaid do g Eirenn h-é: ‘IN la
5324] thainic atuaid in flaith Find a n-degaid ind fhiada síde in seissir
5325] óclach ra bói, & do-rat in sleig neimnig n-aith n-uillind-glais
5326] im laim-sea, & muince con, & adubairt rium a marthain accum
5327] nó co {SG page 204}comraicmis aris a n-aen- inad.’ Ocus is annsin tuc
5328] Berrngal Bóchétach i l-laim Chormaic in t-shleg & in muinci, &
5329] tuc Cormac i l-laim Guill meic Morna, & do badur íc a fégad,
5330] & adubairt in Cormac: ‘Is esbaid mór d' feraib Eirenn in fer
5331] isa sleg & isa muince sea.’

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5332] IS andsin ro iarfaig Cormac don óclach in rabadur coin
5333] ac Find & ac in muintir ro bói ina fharrad. ‘Do badur’, ar in
5334] briugaid. ‘Cá coin siut, a Guill?’ ar Cormac. ‘Bran & Sceolaing
5335] i l-laim Fhind’, ar Goll. ‘Adhnuall & Fer Uaine i l-láim
5336] Oissin. Iarratach & Fostud i l-laim Oscair. Baeth & Buidhe
5337] i l-laim Diarmata. Brec & Luath & Lanbind i l-laim Chailti.
5338] Conuall & Conrith i l-laim Meic Lugach.’

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5339] ‘Ocus caide Fergus Fínbél?’ ar Cormac. ‘Sunna’, bar
5340] eissium. ‘In fitir tú ca fhat ó thesta in flaith Find?’ ar Cormac.
5341] ‘IS mebair lium’, ar Fergus ‘.i. mí & raithe & bliadain ó thesta
5342] sé.’ Ocus adubairt Fergus:
    1. 5343] Airim Find in fed dia fuil
      sechtmain ar mís is bliadain,
      5344] mithig aníu d' fhiannaib Fháil
      deiliugud uile d' áen-laim.
    2. 5345] Raithe ar mís ocus bliadain
      ó thesta fer ar fiadaig,
      5346] ó do-chuaid a mudhu in
      Find mac Cumaill Almainí.
    3. 5347] Mor ind esbaid Meic Lugach
      in t- óclac ségaind subach,
      5348] beith gan Oscur luaidis gail
      's can Oissin alaind inmain.
    4. 5349] Mor ind esbaid Diarmait donn
      dalta na fiann ba forlonn,
      5350] Find, Cailte, ferrda na fir
      mor a n-esbaid ré n-airim.
      5351]

      Airim.


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5352] Is annsin adubairt Eirenn: ‘is mor ind esbaid-sin tra,
5353] uair ní h-é ar menma atá re faghail in t- sheisir-sin is ferr ro bói
5354] a n-Eirinn & a n-Albain: & a Chithruaid’, arsi Cormac, ‘is mor
5355] do t-shétaib & d' indmusaib tucustar in flaith Find duit gen co{folio 136a1}
5356] h-indsind tú duind in béo nó in marb Find.’ Ocus
5357] fregrais Cithruaig sin: ‘IS béo in flaith Find’, ar Cithruad, ‘&
5358] missi do dhenam sceil fair nocho dingen, uair ní ferr-de lé
5359] Find fein scel do denam fair.’ Ocus ba for- baeilid cach uile de-
5360] sin, uair ro fhetadur cach ni turgaib Cithruad riam co tainic.
5361] ‘Cend & forcenn air-sin’, ar Cormac. ‘Ind adhaig déidenach
5362] d' fheis na Temrach at-cithfither in flaith Find ac ól;’ ar Cithruad
5363] mac Fhir Coecat. Gurub ceist sin ar Imacallaim na Senorach:

    5364]
  1. Ca fat bói Find a Sliab Én
    abair a Chailti in cheist trén,
    5365] is cia ro loited sa t-síd
    má ra bamar-ne a n-im-shním.

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5366] ‘Ocus ina degaid-sin’, arsi Cailte, ‘bamar issin t-shíd risin
5367] caeicis ar mís ro bas ac ól fheissi na Temrach, no cor' gabsamar-ne
5368] braigde Túaithe Dé Danann do Dond mac Midhir, &
5369] ní no chaithdis fianna Eirenn fiallach na trebaire na
5370] Túaith Dé Danann ó ssin amach.’

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5371] IS í-sin aes & uair ro bói Cailte ac indissin in sceil-sin
5372] do Eochaig Leithderg {SG page 205}do rig Laigen; & ní cian do badur ann
5373] co facadur in n-aen-óclach da n-indsaigid, & léine do th-sroll rig
5374] ria chnes, inar maeth-sroill tairsi & brat corcra corrtharach uime,
5375] & delg óir issin brut ossa bruinde & claidem ór-duirnd ina laim,
5376] & cathbarr óir imma chenn, & is sé do bói ann .i. Donn mac
5377] Midhir, & tuc a chenn a n-ucht Patraic, & tuc comus Túaithe
5378] Dé Danann
dó, & ro slechtsat uile do Pátraic. Conid
5379] ann do chreidset Túath Dé Danann do Patraicc.

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5380] Conid h-é-sin scel ro indis Cailte do rig Laigen & do
5381] Pátraic annsin. Ocus tuc Donn mac Midhir feis dithat na
5382] h-áidchi-sin do Pátraic cona muintir, & tar a éis-sin tangadur
5383] in sluag uile & Pátraic máraen ríu co Raith Moir Maigi Fea,
5384] & ind áidchi-sin do-riachtadur fessa ó rig Muman ar cend
5385] naem Pátraic co m-beth ara t-shoiscela, & timnais Patraic ceileabrad
5386] do rig Laigen & do maithib a criche uile, & tangadur

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5387] reompo o dá sin co Lis na Laechraide, risa raiter Caissel na
5388] Rig
issin tan-so.

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5389] IS annsin tainic Eogan Leithderg mac Aengusa da
5390] cóiced Muman, maille re sé cathaib mora uime í coinde noem Pátraic,
5391] & ro shlechtsat dó maithi Muman uili, & tucsat a crich
5392] & a forba uili dó, & a ferann & a maithius ar comus Pátraic.

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5393] ‘Screpall soiscéla, a airdrí Muman!’ ar Beneoin mac
5394] Aeda do Pátraic. ‘Cá screpall sin, a chleirig?’ ar in .
5395] ‘Crich & ferann don chleirech’, ar Beneoin. ‘In baile seo a tá
5396] & ina fuarusa h-é’, ar Muman, ‘do fognum dó co brath & da
5397] muintir ina diaid.’ IS and tuc Muman Caissil
5398] do Patraic mac Alpraind
. ‘Cindus do-berar duind sin?’ ar
5399] Beineoin. ‘Mar seo’, ar in , ‘tiacht don chleirech fein ar
5400] Lic na Cét’, bar Muman, ‘& in neoch at- chífea do mín Muman
5401] ar cach leth do beith aici.’ Ocus tainic Pátraic ar Lic na Cét,
5402] & ro eirig in grian ré h- aghaid in chleirig corba t-sholus dó ar
5403] cach leth, & amal tuc Pátraic a cois ar in lic ro eirig leigeon
5404] & mile do demnaib a bennaib na cloichi amach co n- dechadur i
5405] n-aér & a firmamaint ar teiched nóem Patraic, & bennaigis
5406] Pátraic in cloich iarsin, & fácais buaid comairli do denam dí &
5407] bennachtain urri, & aingel dé cacha tratha nóna ic a tairimthecht,
5408] & trosccad do rig Muman naenbur mac fír-fhlatha furri
5409] & in n-itgi chuindigfes d' fhágbail dó, & in tres teine béo ara
5410] m-bia rath fa deired a n-Eirinn h-i.

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5411] IS annsin ferais Eogan Leithderg Muman faeilte re
5412] Cailte, & ferait maithi Muman uili archena. ‘Cret ima tucad
5413] Lecc na Cet ar in lic-sea, a m' anam, a Chailti?’ ar Muman.
5414] ‘ISam mebrach-sa inní dia tá’, ar Cailte, ‘uair ni raibe fis
5415] nime riam acainde no cor' t-shuidh Find ar in cloich-seo & co
5416] tuc a ordain fa chét ara dét fis, & cora fallsiged nem & talam{folio 136a2}
5417] & creidim in fhir-Día forórda, & do thuidecht-sa {SG page 206}d' indsaigid
5418] Eirenn, a Tailgind’, ar Cailte, ‘& naim & fíreoin & creidem
5419] cros & crabad inti.’