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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5707] IS annsin ro fhiarfaig Oscur d' Fhind : ‘cáit a m- ber-sa mo
5708] mhnái?’ ‘Co h-Almain lethan-glais Laigen’, ar Find, ‘co cend
5709] .uii. m-bliadan, & faghaib-si féin inad ossin amach di.’

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5710] ‘Ocus tucad cath buidhnech Beindi h-Etair assa h- aithle
5711] sin’, ar Cailte, ‘& ro trom- loited Oscur ann, & ro bensatar ind
5712] Fhiand a ciall de, & ro ben Find fos de, & tainic Etain Fholtfhind
5713] áidchi ann ar in n-imdaid i farrud Oscuir, & at-chonnairc in
5714] delb rigda romor ro bói fair do scuch uaidi, & tainic glaisi &
5715] duibe da h-indsaighid, & ro thócaib in ingen a fáidhe fír-thrúaga
5716] & a gol n-ard n-accaintech ós aird, & tainic inn ingen ina
5717] h-imdaid, & ro moid cno-maidm da craide ina cliab, & fuair
5718] bas do chumaid a céile & a cét-muintire amal at-chonnairc h-é,
5719] & ro h-indlaiced chuind a sída bodéin h-í, co Síd Beinde h-Étair,
5720] & ro cuired fo cláithib talman h-í. Conid Fert Étaine a ainm’,
5721] ar Cailte. ‘Ocus ro fácaib tri coin maithe ac Oscur
5722] .i. Luath & Indell & Oscur a n-anmanna. Ocus iss é-sin scel
5723] ro fiarfaigis dim’, ar Cailte, ‘& is uime-sin tucad Bend Bán in
5724] Retha
ar in n-inadh-sa.’

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5725] Ocus ro badur ann ind aidchi-sin co tainic la cona lan-shoillsi
5726] arnamairech, & ro eirig nóem Patraic & in sluag uile co
5727] rangadur co Cuillind & co Callaind a n-Íb Cuanach, & suidhis
5728] nóem Patraic ann, conidh Suide Pátraic ainm inn inaid ó sin
5729] anall, & suidid Muman ar gualainn Pátraic, & suidhis Cailte
5730] ina fiadnaissi.

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5731] Ut dicitur Cuillind a n-Ib Cuanach aniu.

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5732] IS ann sin ro fhiarfaig Eogan Leithderg mac Aengusa .i.
5733] Muman do Chailti: ‘Cred 'má tucad Callann & Cuillenn ar

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5734] in inad-so, & créd 'ma tucad Lighi ind Óic ar in tulaig út &
5735] Clad na Feine ar in clad-so atá a timchell ind feraind & na
5736] criche?’ Ocus fregrais Cailte in cheist- sin:

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5737] ‘Laithe n-aen’, arsi Cailte, ‘da raibe Find mac Cumaill ac
5738] Raith Chuiri etir Dún n-Delga & muir í cind Trágha Baile &
5739] Leapaid na h-Iubraige don darna taeb d' Fhind .i. Raith na h-Ecraide
5740] inad in Duib Sainglenn & in Leith Macha don leith eili &
5741] Dun Delga ar ar cúl, & ní cían ro bamar ann’, ar Cailte, ‘co
5742] faccamar in tricha cairptech issin tráig atuaid’, ar Cailte, ‘cach
5743] dirge chucaind, & ro tairrlingetar ann, & ro scuirsetar a n-echraid,
5744] & suidis in t-óclach rosc-lethan mor ba sine & ba h-uaisli acco
5745] ar gualainn Fhind meic Cumaill, & fiarfaigis in flaith Find scela
5746] de.’ ‘Canas tangais, a m' anam, a óclaig, & cia thú féin?’ ar
5747] se. ‘Callann mac Fergusa Find missi’, ar in t-óclach, ‘mac
5748] ríg Ulad atuaid, & mo derbrathair fein Áed Donn mac Fergusa
5749] Find
atá accum indarba nach léicend ac Cormac h-u Chuind
5750] mé & nach léicenn am duthaig féin. Ocus tanac dot' accallaim-si,
5751] a ríg-fhéindid, uair atá ar fial-charadrad araen .i. Meas
5752] Mungel
, ingen Aengusa Ulad, do t-shen-mathair-siu derbtshiur
5753] m' athar-sa & mathair Cumaill isseic.’

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5754] ‘Mass ed is ó Ultaib’, ar Oissin, ‘tucamar-ne in mire & in
5755] torcdacht ata induind.’ ‘IS uaithib’, ar Find, ‘co deimin. IN
5756] a n-Ultaib is áil let ferann d' fhagbail?’ ar Find. ‘Ní h-ed um’,
5757] ar eissium, ‘uair ni dingnem fingal etraind féin.’ ‘Mass ed’, ar
5758] Find, ‘rachat-sa amairech romum co h- Eocho Faeburderg mac
5759] Find, co ríg da cóiced Muman, & sirfet-sa ferann re h-ed {folio 137b2}
5760] & re h-athaid duit-si air.’ ‘Ocus muna fhaghbur ferann ar ais
5761] do-ber-sa cath i cind Traga Baile um it fherann fein do g Ulad.’

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5762] IS annsin do eirgedur tri catha na Feind, & Callann mac
5763] rig Ulad reompo bodes co Cathair t-Shleibe Crot co h-airm a
5764] raibe Muman, & tainic in a comdail Fhind & Fhiann Eirenn,
5765] & adubairt: ‘Mo-chen do tiacht, a m' anum, a Fhind’, ar Muman,
5766] ‘is tairise linde ind fhaeilte-sin.’ ‘Is tairissi ón’, ar in , &
5767] tangadur issin n-dunad anunn 'arsin, & ro frithailed uile iat, &

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5768] ro cóirged tech n-óla acu, & tucad Goll mac Morna a leth-laim
5769] Fhind, & tucad mac rig Ulad ar in laim aile Fhind.

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5770] Ocus is annsin adubairt Muman: ‘In faccabair d' feraib
5771] Eirenn nó d' feraib in domain uile in tres fer budh ferr delb ina
5772] in t-óclach út ar gualaind Fhind meic Cumaill?’ Ocus ro fhiarfaig
5773] Muman: ‘cia h- é in t-óclach-sin fuil it farrud-sa, a Fhind?’
5774] Ocus ro indis Find a ainm & a sloinded dó, & a thuidecht
5775] d' iarraid feraind & fhorba fair-sium. ‘Dar mo breithir am’, ar
5776] Muman, ‘gid ara aghaid féin do tiucbad duine a chom-maith-
5777] siut d' iarraid criche & feraind ro bad chóir a thabairt dó, &
5778] tussa a m'anum, a g-fhéindid da iarraid is córaide a thabairt
5779] dó. Ocus ac síut da triucha cét uaim-si dó’, ar Muman. ‘Ocus
5780] in tres triucha cét dam-sa & don Fhéin’, ar Find. Ocus tucad
5781] dó-som sin, co rabadur tri .xxx. cét d' ferann aicci.

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5782] ‘Caít a tabrai dó in ferann-sin?’ ar Find. ‘Breicthír’, risa
5783] raiter h-Í Chuanach, ‘& Tulach na Dala’, risa raiter Cuillind issin
5784] tan-so. ‘IS borb ulltachda mo muinter-sa’, ar Callann mac
5785] Fergusa, ‘& cindus do-genat?’ ‘Comairle accum duit-siu uimi-sin,’
5786] ar Muman ‘.i. denat in Fhiann annsiut dúnchlad & daingen
5787] umatt ferann.’ Ocus do eirgedar tri catha na Féinde, & do-rigned
5788] leo sin re .uii. laithi na sechtmaine, & do-rigned sluag-dorus
5789] deabtha fair, & 'arna denam-sin dó, tainic Find & tri
5790] catha na Feinne & Callann mac Fergusa, mac ríg Ulad, maraen
5791] ríu co Cathair t-Shleibe Crot dorissi.