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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5420] ‘Ocus cia do-rigne dunad & deg-baile andso ar tus?’ ar

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5421] Muman re Cailte. ‘Fiacha Muillethan mac Eogain’, ar Cailte,
5422] ‘& ro bói re deich m-bliadna fichet i r-rigi da cóiced Muman, &
5423] is leis do-rigned cloch daingen um in m-baili-seo, & ro bói a
5424] n-arus ann.’ Ocus adubairt Patraic:
    1. 5425] IN cloch-so a h-ainm Cloch na Cét
      sochaide bias uimpi ic ét,
      5426] bid inad crabaid is cros
      h-aithle cach arais fhuaros.
    2. 5427] Caissil cenn Eirenn uile
      benn ima teigfea teine,
      5428] inadh a frith fis nime
      gan chís do rig reomainde.
    3. 5429] Bid maith mo chell as tír thuaid
      a crich Connacht in mor-sluaig
      5430] do fuígeb-sa glan a lí
      mo brata co coem- gloní.
    4. 5431] Mo baili-si a crich Ulad
      is rem craide bus chuman,
      5432] bemait-ni, bid maith ar lí
      triar álaind a n-aen-bali.
      5433] .i. Patraic & Colum Cille & Brigit.
    5. 5434] Deich fir deich fichit deich cét
      iss ed a fhir is ní breg,
      5435] iss ed gebus mo chell chain
      d' abbaib ocus d' fhírenchaib.
    6. 5436] Gebthar sailm, gebthar creda
      paitrecha ocus soisscela,
      5437] gebthar sailm sunna co moch
      iman carnn a fuil in cloch.
      5438]

      IN cloch.

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5439] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, & a m' anum, a naem Patraic’, ar
5440] Muman, ‘is mór d' fis & d' fhír-eolus ro indesbair duind imaraen.’

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5441] Ocus ro badur in sluag uili annsin cor' eirig grian assa
5442] circaill teintidhi & cor' lín da soillsi in doman, & do-lodur
5443] in sluag reompo assin co Raithin na n-Ingnad siar co Mag
5444] Femin
, & do t-shuidhestar Muman isin darna cind don raith
5445] co maithib Muman uime, & suidhis naem Pátraic & Cailte isin
5446] chind aile na ratha.

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5447] IS annsin ro fhiarfaig Eogan Leithderg mac Aengusa
5448] Muman: ‘Cred ima tucad Raithin na n-Ingnad ar in raithin-
5449] seo?’ Ocus adubairt Cailte ic a fregra:
    1. 5450] 'INgnad turchairthe fuair Find
      issin tulaig ara chind,
      5451] in triar fer, ba cáeme a clíu
      ocus aen-chú eturru.

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5452] ‘Laithe n-aen’, ar Cailte, ‘da tangamar-ne tri catha na Féine
5453] conici in tulaig-sea & at-chonncamar in triur óclach-sin ar ar cind
5454] & aen-chú accu, & ní raibi isin domun dath na raibi isin choin,
5455] & do bói aidble méite urri seoch na conaib aile, & ro t-shuidhedar

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5456] na h-óclaig a fiadnaissi Fhind.’ ‘Canus tangabair, a ócu?’
5457] bar Find. ‘Assinn Iruaith moir anoir’, ar iat-som. ‘Cret ima
5458] tangabair?’ ar Find. ‘Do denam ar cuir & ar muinterais
5459] riut-sa’, bar iat. ‘Cá maith bias duinde’, ar Find, ‘in bar m-beith-si
5460] acaind?’ ‘IN triur atamait’, ar siat, ‘atá feidm ar leith ac
5461] cach aen-fher acaind.’ ‘Ca feidm-sin?’ ar Find. ‘Dingebat-sa
5462] foraire Fhiann Eirenn & Fiann Alban’, ar óclach dib. ‘Cach feidm
5463] catha & comlaind ticemus chum na Féine {SG page 207}dingebat-sa díb uili
5464] sin, & bid uile in a tost’, ar in darna h-óclach. ‘Abair, a
5465] óclaig út’, ar Find, ‘cret t' fheidm-si?’ ‘Adeirim’, ar in t-óclach,
5466] ‘cach mor doithbir teicemhus chum mo thigerna dingebat h-í,
5467] & cach ní do-géntar d' athchuingid fair do-gebthar uaim-si h-é’,
5468] ar in t-oclach. ‘Ocus dala na con’, ar in t-óclach, ‘in comfhat bias
5469] fiad a n-Eirinn dingebaid sí cach re n-adhaig d' fhiannaib Eirenn,
5470] & dingebat fein ind adhaig aile.’ ‘Cret iarrfaid-si orum-sa?’ ar
5471] Find, ‘& bar m-beith accum amlaid-sin?’ ‘tri comada duind’,
5472] ar iat-som. ‘Crét na comada?’ ar Find. ‘Gan nech do thiachtain
5473] dochum ar longpuirt ó thicfa adhaigh tré bithiu do chian
5474] na d' fhocus, & gan a becc na a mór do chomraind do thabairt
5475] duind tré bithiu, & díghu selga duind ó fhiannaib Eirenn.’ ‘Ocus
5476] ar bar cubus rib’, ar Find, ‘cret ima sirenn sib {folio 136b1} gan
5477] nech da bur faicsin ó thic adhaig chucaib?’ ‘Atá cúis & adhbur
5478] accaind’, ar siat ‘& na sir ní aili oraind gid fada gairit bemait
5479] ar aen-rian. Ocus in triur óclach-so at-chí-si sind’, ar siat, ‘bith
5480] in tres fer acaind marb cach tres n-aidchi, & is uime-sin nach
5481] áil lind nech dar faicsin, & bídmaid-ne ic faire in fhir-sin.’ ‘Ocus
5482] ba geis d' Fhind marb d' fhaicsin ach muna marbdais airm h-é, &
5483] no biad a fhoirithin-sin a com- fhochraib ac Find’, ar Cailte, ‘.i.
5484] tiachtain timchell in raithín-sea.’ Ocus adubairt Cailte:
    1. 5485] Fa geis d' Fhind beith a cind mairb
      in neoch nach muirfitis airm,
      5486] mona thairsed, caem a chlíu
      a timchell na ratha- sú.

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5487] IS annsin do-riachtadur mor-sheisir aessa dana co Find do
5488] muintir Chithruaid meic Airm meic Fhir Cóecat do chuingid duaisi
5489] duaine .i. tri .l. uingi d' ór & tri .l. uingi d' airget do breith co

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5490] Temraig do Chithruad. ‘Do-gebthar accainde a fhoirithin-sin’, ar
5491] Scannal h-ua Liathain .i. óclach grada d' Fhind. ‘Maith, m' anum,
5492] a aes dána’, ar na h- óclaig, ‘in ferr lib duais bur n-duaine
5493] d' faghbail anocht na a fhagbail amairech?’ ‘IS leor lind amarach’,
5494] ar in t-aes dana. Is annsin tangadur in triur óclach
5495] sin, & a cú léo, co leapaid in con o Raithin na n-Ingnad
5496] amach, & ro scéastar in cú ina fiadnaissi tri .l. uingi d' or &
5497] tri .l. uinge d' airget, & tucad don aes dána-sin, & ro imthighedar.
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5499] ‘IS ann adubairt Find’, ar Cailte: ‘Cindus do-genat tri
5500] catha na Féinde gan uisci accu anocht?’ IS ann adubairt
5501] óclach díb-sum: ‘Ca mét cornn comaitechta atá ac Find?’ ‘Da
5502] chornn déc & tri cét’, ar Cailte, ‘atá ac Find mac Cumaill.’
    1. 5503] Da chornn déc ocus tri cét
      do chornnaib co n-ór ac Find,
      5504] ind uair d' éirgimis don dáil
      fa h-adbul a lán do lind.

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5505] ‘Tabar na cuirnn im laim-si’, ar in t-óclach, ‘& gébé ní
5506] do-berar intib-sidhe ibhid-si h-é.’ Ocus ro lín in t-óclach fa
5507] thri iat do fhiannaib Eirenn, & ba mesc medarchain iat don tres
5508] fecht ro lín iat.

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5509] ‘INgnad ám’, ar Find, ‘in corugud fleide-seo, & corub Lis
5510] na Fleide
ainm in {SG page 208}lessa a tucad d' Fhind h-í, & corub Lepaid in
5511] Chon
ainm na leptha, & is uime thucad Raithin na n-Ingnad
5512] ar in raithin-seo’, ar Cailte, ‘& Lis na Fleide ar in lis-sa, & Raith
5513] Chind Chon
ar in raith-seo aile. Ocus ro badur re bliadain
5514] isin Fhéin mar sin.’

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5515] IS annsin tainic Eogan Leithderg mac Aengusa meic
5516] Nat Fraich reime, & Pátraic maraen ris & Cailte, co Raith Chind
5517] Chon
a n-deiscert Maigi Feimin, & co Lis in Bantrachta bodes
5518] & ro t-shuidh in sluag uile ar in raith, & suidhis Cailte í fiadnaissi
5519] Eogain Leithdeirg. ‘Maith, m' anum, a Chailti’, ar Eogan,
5520] ‘crét fa tucad Raith Chind Chon ar in raith- sea, & Lis in Bantrachta
5521] ar in lis-sa?’ ‘flaith-briugaid cétach ro bói annseo .i.
5522] Cellach mac Duib Dét a chom-ainm, & ind uair ro h-airimthea a
5523] t-shéoid iss ed do bith lán laech-machaire Maighi Feimin aici. Ni
5524] raibe issin domun co cert duine bod mó cuid díbhi na leochaillechta

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5525] anas, & tangamar-ne’, ar Cailte, ‘deichneabar ar fichit
5526] sciath-armach ma ríg- fhéindid Eirenn & Alban ar n-denum selga
5527] t-Shleibe Cua duind, & ro t-shuidhemar ar colba chíuil ann, & sul
5528] tairnig fóssaic do denam duind tuc fer in tighi ail & aithis ar
5529] cach fer fa leith uaind cen mothugud d' Fhind.’

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5530] IS annsin do labair fer borb don Fheind .i. Cuindscleo mac
5531] Ainscleo, mac rig Bretan anair ris & adubairt: ‘Is mer in scem
5532] chind chon do-beir in t-eathach ar fhiannaib Eirenn’, ar se.
5533] ‘Tarrais buaid focail fair & n-anma’, ar Find, ‘& léic Cenn Chon
5534] air tre bithu.’