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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5860] {folio 138a2} . ‘Ocus iss é-seo in cethramad inad a n-gabdais Fianna
5861] Eirenn a n-étaigi lighda lend-maissecha umpu’, ar Cailte, ‘.i. Temair
5862] Breg
& Temair Luachra & ind Almain lethanmoir Laigen, & í
5863] Cuillind annseo. Ocus is annseo do-nith in flaith Find tri catha
5864] don Fhein cacha bliadna, & is annseo do-berthea & do toghtha
5865] curaid re gaisced a n-inad cacha marbtha d' Fiannaib Eirenn.
5866] Ocus is ann do-berthea na daim imdiscire alltaide & an tuirc
5867] thaeb-troma dar n-indsaigid co lar in tighi n-óil & n-aibniusa’,
5868] ar Cailte, ‘& rob adba os & fiadmíl Cuillind in la-sin.’

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5869] Ocus adubairt Cailte:
    1. 5870] Cuillenn bá h-adhba fhiadaig
      ba port rig gusin riagail,
      5871] bá h-alaind a n-uair chatha
      cona h-etach il- datha.
    2. 5872] Cá h-óc da tuc Find in t- ór
      in direcra dímor,
      5873] ocus ca mét n-aídchi iarsin
      cor' scar a chorp ré anmain?
    3. 5874] Ni dernad engnam budh fherr
      ana a n-derna Conan Cerr,
      5875] is Conan Mael ar in maig
      issin cath ac Berramain.
    4. 5876] Nir' messa in t-engnam aile
      a cath laechda Lamraige,
      5877] ina a n-derna-sa bodéin
      missi is Diarmait is Oissein.
    5. 5878] Nochor' ferr engnum fa gréin
      ina a n-derna Find bodéin,
      5879] is lind tainic a tharba
      do ló catha Ollarba.
    6. 5880] IS truag a n-derna in rán
      is moch do-chuadur 'na dáil,
      5881] nach mairenn díb sunn ané
      achtmad missi ocus Oisséin.
    7. 5882] Adeirim-si riut reime
      is fír in ní raidim-ne,
      5883] is uallach ticdis don beind
      in sluag-sin ro char Cuillind.

5884] ‘Ad-rae buaid & ben- nachtain’, ar Eoghun Lethderg mac Oengusa,
5885] ‘& a Cailti, is truagh in scel-sin ro indisis duinn .i. scél
5886] Fir Óig
.

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5887] Ocus ní cian ro badur ann co faccadur in m-buidhin moir
5888] croda comméite da n-indsaigid ina da n-dirma .i. ocht fichit
5889] sciath-armach in cach buidhin dib, & ámdabcha da sciathaib
5890] donn-chorcra ina timchell, & fidh-nemed do t-shlegaib urarda ré
5891] n-guaillib, & gilla dond dighrais degh-alaind in tossach na buidhne,
5892] & mind óir ima chenn i comartha rig, & brat corcar-glan iman
5893] n-óclach aile fa cenn orro, & cathbarr óir ima chenn. Ocus
5894] slechtsat do Patraic & tucsat a cind ina ucht.

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5895] ‘Cia sib-si, a óca?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Da rig Iarmuman .i. Derg
5896] mac Dinertaig meic Maili Dúin missi, & Flann mac Flaind meic
5897] Fhailbe in fer aile. Atá fled mor- cháin acaind duit, a
5898] Muman’, ar na h-óclaig, ‘& is ferrde lind nóem Pátraic do thabairt
5899] duit let d' ól ma fleide, uair maith lind ar crich & ar
5900] ferann do bennachad dó, & ar m-béo- maicne & ar marb-maicne
5901] do thabairt dó, uair nir' gabsamar-ne cara cleirig aile achtmad
5902] seissium.’ ‘Ticid-si romaind’, ar in , ‘& ro soissim- ne in bur
5903] n-degaid.’ Ocus ro anadur annsin ind aídchi-sin co tainic la
5904] cona lan-soillsi arnabarach. Ocus tainic in sluag-sin uile &

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5905] Pátraic cona muintir co Cathair na Cét bodes ar leth-mullach
5906] t-Shleibe Mis. Ocus tangadur da ríg Iarmuman ina n-aghaid, &
5907] fersat faeilte re Pátraic & re rig Muman, & tucsat screpall
5908] soiscela do naem Pátraic .i. tri fichit uingi d' ór & tri fichit
5909] uingi d' airget cach fir dib.

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5910] IS annsin ro fhiarfaig Eogan Leithderg mac Aengusa meic
5911] Nat Fraich Muman do Chailti: ‘Ocus cred 'ma tucad Daire in
5912] Coccair
ar in inad-so? {folio 138b1} ocus cred 'ma tucad Druim
5913] na Mna Mairbe
ar in druim-sea? & crét 'ma tucad Raithin na
5914] Sénaigechta
ar in raithin-seo rind andes?’ Fregrais Cailte
5915] sin: ‘is accum-sa atá a fhis’, ar Cailte, ‘cen gub núa in ní
5916] dia tá.’

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5917] Feacht n-aen da tainic Find mac Cumaill & tri catha na
5918] Féinde conici-seo do t-sheilg & d' fhiann- choscur, & ni cían ro bamar
5919] ann co faccamur in t-aen-duine dar n-indsaigid, & suidhis
5920] ar in tulaig-seo inar farrad, & ben do bói ann, & leine do
5921] t-shroll rig re cnes, & brat cimsach corcar-glan uimpi, & delg oir
5922] ann, & inar fann clechtach for-órda uimpi cona ucht-chlar
5923] ordaigi ann, & mind óir fa cenn. Ocus ní suaill in ní ris fa
5924] samlata lind h-í .i. re séol-crand luingi lán-moire os ard-mullach,
5925] & rob' uathad accaind nech nar'gab gráin & ecla & uruamain
5926] re febus delba na mná & ar a mét. Uair nír' lucht com-aimsire
5927] di sinde, uair ba mó issi co mór. Ocus is sé ro bói ar leth-laim
5928] deis Find in tan-sin .i. Goll mac Morna, & tucustar Cailte teist
5929] mor ar Goll a fiadnaissi dá coiced Muman annsin: ‘Rob é-
5930] sin’, ar Cailte, ‘in lám a n- uachtar, & in tonn báis os borb-buidnib,
5931] & in leoman lonn, & in cúiced gaiscedach is ferr ro bói
5932] a n-Eirinn & i nd-Albain i com-ré & í com- aimsir ris féin ar cúl
5933] sceith & chlaidim & t-shleighe. Uair rob iat- sin cuicir is ferr
5934] gaisced ro bói a n-aen-aimsir a n-Eirinn .i. Find mac Cumaill
5935] & Lugaid Lága & Oscur mac Oissin, & Goll mac Morna, &
5936] dar mo breithir’, ar Cailte, ‘ní do bocassach breithre is mé féin
5937] in cóiced.’

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5938] IS annsin adubairt Find re Goll secha: ‘In faccais riam
5939] ben bud mó ina in ben ut?’ ‘Dar mo breithir ám’, ar Goll,
5940] ‘ní fhaca & ní fhaccaid nech aile riam mnái budh mó inás.’

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5941] Ocus tuc in ingen {SG page 211}a laim leabar-gasta amach assa cóim, &
5942] do bídur tri failgi óir uim in dara láim di, & da fhalaig imin laim
5943] aile, & ba com-remur re cuing a n-imechtraig cach fail díb. ‘Scela
5944] is chóir d' fhiarfaige di’, ar Goll. ‘Cindus ro fétfaide eiseíc’, ar
5945] Find, ‘acht mina eirgim-ne inar sessam, & is cuntabairt da cluine
5946] sí sind mar sin fos.’

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5947] IS annsin ro éirgedur in sluag uile i n-aen-fhecht ina sesum
5948] do comrud & d' imacallaim ria, & ro eirig sí maraen ríu. ‘Suidh
5949] it shuide’, ar Find, ‘a ingen, & tabairt' uillind rissin tulaig mád
5950] áil let ní do chloistecht duit uainde & ní do thuicsin uait.’
5951] Ocus tuc sí a tóeb rissin tulaig, & ro fhiarfaig in flaith Find
5952] scéla di.

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5953] ‘Maith, m' anam, a ingen, ca tír assa tangais’, ar Find, ‘&
5954] cuich tú féin?’ ‘A Tír a n-Ingen aníar mara fuinend grian,
5955] ticim, & ingen rig in tíre-sin mé féin.’ ‘Ca h' ainm thusa, a
5956] ingen?’ ar Find. ‘Bé Bind ingen Treoin, ingen ríg Thire na
5957] n-Ingen
missi’, ar sí. ‘Cret ima tucad Tír na n-Ingen ar in
5958] tír-sin?’ ar Find. ‘Ní fuil d' fheraib inti’, ar inn ingen, ‘acht
5959] m' athair-sea cona tri macaib & .ix. n-ingena & secht fichit
5960] ingen ro geined uada, conid airi-sin aderar Tír na n-Ingen
5961] rissin tír-sin.’ ‘Ocus cá tír as chom- nessa dóib-sin, a ingen?’
5962] ar Find. ‘Tír na Fer’, ar in ingen. ‘Ocus cia is ríg inti-sin?’
5963] ar Find. ‘Cétach Crob- derg’, ar issi, ‘& ocht meic fichet do
5964] macaib aice, & aen-ingen, & tuccad missi do mac dó .i. Áed
5965] Álaind
mac Cétaig Chrob- deirg, & fá thri thuccad missi dó, &
5966] ro éli-ssa fá thri uada, & is sí-séo in tres fecht díb.’ ‘Cret tuc
5967] eolus in tíre-seo duit?’ ar Find. ‘triur iascaire do gluais gaeth
5968] assin tír-seo dar n-indsaigid, & ro indissidar {folio 138b2} scela in tire-sea
5969] duind, & adubradur óclach maith do beith issin tir .i. Find
5970] mac Cumaill, & massa thussa in t- óclach-sin’, ar inn ingen,
5971] ‘tanac-sa dot' indsaighid dom' beith ar do chomairchi.’ Ocus do
5972] benastar a l-lámaind di, & tuc a l-laim i l-laim Fhind. ‘Maith, a

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5973] m' anam a ingen’, ar Find, ‘tabair do láim i l-laim Guill meic
5974] Morna annsin, uair ni córa duit do chor na do chomairchi ré
5975] h-aen-óclach a n-Eirinn ina rissin n-óclach-sin.’ Ocus tuc sí a
5976] lám i l-laim Guill meic Morna, & do-rigne cor & a comairchi.
5977] ris.