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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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5978] Ocus is annsin at-conncadur dam imdiscir allta da n-indsaigid,
5979] & araill do chonaib na Feine ina degaid. ‘Léicid 'na
5980] aenur don dam’, ar Find, ‘a Fhianna Eirenn, uair ní taeb re
5981] seilg ar con do-beram anocht, acht taeb re h-óclach éicin d' Fhiannaib
5982] Eirenn, & cait a fuil Find mac Cuain?’ ar Find. ‘Sunna’,
5983] ar in t-óclaech. ‘Eirig reomaind dot tigh, & déntar ar frestal
5984] & ar frithailem.’ ‘Commáin duind ní do thabairt duid-si’, ar
5985] Find mac Cuain, ‘uair atait ocht fichit find-airge accum- sa i
5986] les-lergaib na Luachra, & is dít-sa {SG page 212}tarras sin uile, a Fhind.’
5987] Ocus ba do buadaib Find meic Cumaill, cid mor do-berad do
5988] neoch nar' máidestar fair riam i l-ló nó a n-áidchi. IS annsin
5989] ro eirig Find mac Cuain do fhrithailem Fhind & na Feinde da
5990] dúnad bodein.

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5991] Ocus dala na h-ingine, ro benastar a cathbarr caem cengalta
5992] da cind, & ro scailestar a folt find-leabor fír- álaind imma cend
5993] .i. ocht fichit dual, & ba h- ingnad lé cach uile mét
5994] ind fhuilt 'arna scailed. Ocus is annsin adubairt Find: ‘A mor-déé
5995] adhartha, bid mor in t-ingnad lé Cormac h-úa Cuindg
5996] Eirenn
& lé h-Eithne Ollamda ingin Cathair Moir, & lé find-bantracht
5997] na Feine .i. Bé Bhind ingen Treoin do fhaicsin!’

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5998] Ocus adubairt in flaith Find ria: ‘Maith a ingen’, ar Find,
5999] ‘in bec let-su comraind deich cét do thabairt duit?’ Ocus is
6000] annsin ro t-shillestar sí ar in n-abhacc .i. Cnú Deireoil, ro bói ac
6001] seinm chruite a fiadnaissi Fhind, & ‘cid bec, cid mor do-bera-su’,
6002] ar in ingen, ‘do chomraind don fhir bec út atá ac sefnad na
6003] cruite it fhiadnaissi ni bec lim-sa urdail ris.’

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6004] IS annsin ro chuindig inn ingen digh ar Fhind, & adubairt:
6005] ‘Cáit a fuil Saltran Salfhada?’ ‘Sunn, a m' anum, a g-fheindid’ ,
6006] ar in gilla. ‘Tuc let dam lán Cuaich Smera Tuill d' uisci ind

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6007] atha út.’ Ocus iss ed do bíth ól tri nonbur don Fhéind isin
6008] chuach-sin, & do-rat leis lán in chuaich-sin, & tuc i l-laim na
6009] h-ingine, & ro dóirt in ingen ar a bois n- deis in t-uisci, & at-ibhestar
6010] tri bolguma as, & ro thócaib a bos asa h-aithle & ro chraith
6011] in t-usici ar in sluag cor' mebaid a n-gáire orro, & ro moid
6012] a gaire ar in ingin fein léo. ‘Ar do chubus riut, a m' anam, a
6013] ingen’, ar Find, ‘crét tuc ort gan in t-uisci d' ól assin chuach?’
6014] ‘Nir' ibhiusa ní a lestar riam’, ar inn ingen, ‘ach a lestar risa
6015] m-biad imdenam oir & airgit.’ ‘Ocus in dechain ro dechusa
6016] thorum’, ar Cailte, ‘at-connarc in t-aen- óclach mór dar n-indsaigid,
6017] & gér' mor in ingen ro bo mó eissium, & tuighnech
6018] futairlli air co ticed tar formnaib a gualann, gan ulcha gan
6019] fhessóic fair, & da m-beidis fir in domain uili ar aen-lathair dar
6020] linde’, ar Cailti, ‘ní beth díb duine budh áille anás. Ocus brat uaine
6021] aen-datha uime, & delg oir issin brut, & lene do t-shroll ríg re
6022] chnes, & sciath craebach corcar-derg ara muin, & claidim ór-duirnd
6023] ina laim, & sleg neimnech uillend-glas ina laim.’

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6024] ‘Ocus is annsin ro dech(as)tar in sluag uile air, & uathad
6025] accaind acht fír-gaiscedaig nar' {folio 139a1} gab gráin & eacla reime,
6026] & ro bói aiccned maith ac Find’, ar Cailte, ‘uair nír' gab ecla
6027] reim duine riam h-é a ló ná a n- aídchi. IS annsin ro ráid in
6028] flaith Find. ‘Na labrad gilla na óclach acaib, & na gluaissed
6029] nech assa inad. Ocus in n-aithnigenn nech acaib síut?’ ar
6030] Find. ‘Is aithnig dam-sa’, {SG page 213}ar in ingen, ‘iss é-siut in fer ara
6031] tanac-sa teiched.’ Ocus as cuma adubairt sin, & ro eirig in ingen &
6032] ro t-shuid etir Fhind & Goll mac Morna. Ocus do-riacht in t- óclach’,
6033] ar Cailte, ‘dar n-indsaighid, & in ní ro bói a menmain ind óclaig’,
6034] ar Cailte, ‘ní raibe a n-aicned duinde eisseíc.’ Ocus mar thainic
6035] aird a n-aird re Find & re Goll ro thócaib in laim & tuc
6036] sádud sarchlain sleighe ar in ingin, co raibe fat láma laich do
6037] crann na sleigi a leith aniar di, & ro gab in t- óclach in t-shleg,
6038] & tainic reime tar in sluag amach. ‘At-chithi siut, a fhiru!’ ar
6039] Find, ‘& na bith a menma rissin fiannaigecht tre bithu intí
6040] nach tibra a ail & a urraind ar siut nóco tor- chair lib h-é.’

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6041] ‘IS annsin ro eirgemar-ne’, ar Cailte, ‘tri catha na Féinne
6042] a n-aen-uair, conar' fhácad ar in tulaig achtmad triur amain .i.
6043] Find & Goll mac Morna & in ben beo-gonta; & gabmáid-ne uile
6044] a n-diaid ind óclaig co Raith na Macraide, risa raiter Raith
6045] na Caerech
issin tan-so, a laech-Machaire Lí thes, & do Corcaig
6046] Maigi Ulad
siar, áit i r-rabadur Ulaid i l-longport a forbaissi a
6047] Cathair na Claenratha dar' marbsatar Cú Rí mac Daire, & do
6048] Lathair Luingi sís, áit a m-bidis longa Clainde Dedad, & d' Inber
6049] Labarthuinde
ré h-Eirinn aníar .i. Labur ingen Miled Espaine
6050] ro báided ann, nó ro labair tonn re tír ann, & do Thiprait
6051] in Laich Leisc
síar ar Tráig Lí meic Oidhremail, & do Rind
6052] Chana
siar, an bail a tabradais na h- allmuraig a cís chanachuis
6053] do Choin Rí mac Dáire cacha bliadna. Ocus tuc a aighed ar
6054] in cúan comlethan amach, & ro bamar-ne cethrur óclach i
6055] comfhochraib dó’, ar Cailte ‘.i. Diarmait h-úa Duibne & Glas mac
6056] Aencherda Berra, & Oscur mac Oissin, & mé féin in cethramad’,
6057] ar Cailte. ‘Ocus tucsamar aighed ar na ton- naib amach, & tucu-sa
6058] sidhe retha rind-luaith ina degaid, & tucus sréo n-urchair
6059] dó’, ar Cailti, ‘co tarla in t- shleg a n-iris a sceith & ina gualaind
6060] chlí, & co tarla in sciath ar in tuind sis, & ro frithailiusa
6061] in sciath im laim chli, & tuc-som a laim n-deis dochum na sleige
6062] da buain as, & tucu-sa sidhe dochum na láma aile, & ro benus
6063] a t-shlegh assa láim, & in trath ro fhuabrusa a diubrugud da
6064] t-shleig fein do-rala remur na tonn & domain in mara etrum &
6065] h-é. Ocus mar do bamar 'gá t-shír-fhegad at-chonncamar in luing lan-moir
6066] aniar cach dirge dar n-indsaighid, & dias ic á h-imram,
6067] & do-chuaid-sium issin luing inar fiadnaisi, & ní fhetamar-ne cá
6068] leth do-chuadur uaind 'arsin’, ar Cailte.

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6069] ‘Ocus do-riachtamar-ne aniar conici in tulaig-seo, tri catha
6070] na Féine, & ro fhiarfaig Find scela dind, & ro indsisiu ar scela
6071] ó do-chuadmur noco tangamur aris’, ar Cailte, ‘& ro {SG page 214} chuir- semar
6072] na h-airm ar lar í fiadnaissi Fhind’, ar Cailte. ‘Maith na h-airm-
6073] sin’, ar in ingen ‘.i. in t-shleg dar' bo com-ainm In Torannchlessach
6074] & In Donnchraebach in sciath.’

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6075] Dala na h-ingine indister ann. ‘Maith a m' anum, a Fhind’,
6076] bar inn ingen, ‘dentar m' fhert & m' adhnacul co maith, uair is
6077] ar do chomairchi thanac-sa d' indsaigid Eirenn, & ar th' einech
6078] fuarus bás.’ Ocus tucustar a failgi don áes dána .i. do Chnú
6079] Deireoil
& do Blathnait & do Daighre cruitire, & do deilig anam
6080] re corp di, & ro cuired fa thalmain h-í annso. ‘Ocus is uaithe
6081] tucad Druim na Mna Mairbe ar in n-druim-seo’, ar Cailte, ‘ocus
6082] iss é-sin in scél ro fhiarfaigis dim, a Muman’, ar Cailte.

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6083] ‘Ocus cret 'ma tucaid Daire in Choccair ar in n- daire-seo,
6084] a Cailti?’ ar Muman. ‘In cethrar at-cualaidis lium ic Raithin
6085] na n-Ingnad
.i. in triur óclach & in cú ro chocradur ind
6086] Fhiann a marbad annso.’ ‘Cá fochaind choccair ro bói acco
6087] forro & siat acco {folio 139a2} féin?’ ‘Nir' thuicsetar ind Fhiann in
6088] corugud nó in tinrum tucsat forro, rob é-sin fochaind a cocair
6089] .i. longport ar leith acco & múr teined ar lassad umpu, & gan
6090] nech da feicail assin múr theined-sin co trath do ló arnamairech.
6091] Ocus adubairt Find:’ ‘Ní h-áil lium-sa a marbad etir
6092] uair triur is ferr lámach & luth atá d' feraib in domain iat, &
6093] atait tri h-éladhna acco, & nír' choir d' feraib in domain a
6094] marbad i l-los a n-eladhan-sin do beith acco .i. fir in domain’,
6095] ar Cailte, ‘do beith a n-galur & a n-eslainti, & in tres fer díb-
6096] sin do chur lossa ris do beth slemain slan-chrechtach iarsin.
6097] Ocus cach ní athchuingither ar in dara fer do geibther uad. Ocus
6098] in tres fer’, ar Cailte, ‘esbadha in domain do indissin dó, & a
6099] fhaghbail uad gan esbaid. Ocus ro bói dono imarcraid aicce
6100] seoch cach nech díb .i. fedan do bói aicci, & fir in domain do
6101] choiteldais ris gemad mór a n-galur. Ocus in cú immorro’, ar
6102] Cailte, ‘gen co marbmais-ne uili fiad na míl ni biad uresbaid
6103] oraind aice-si.’