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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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6268] ‘Ocus is uimin sén-sin tucad Raithin na Senaigechta ar in
6269] raithin-seo’, ar Cailte.

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6270] IS annsin adubairt Flann mac Flaind & Derg mac Dínertaig:
6271] ‘is duinde bód chóir in sén-sin d' iar- raid, a m' anam, a
6272] Chailti.’ ‘Cá fáth ón?’ ar Muman. ‘Ocht triucha cét atá
6273] ac cach fhir acaind im dís-seo atámait .i. rigi Iarmuman sin
6274] uili, & ind uair as áes & as uair duind ar trebaire do buain
6275] tecait tri h-elta don muir aniar chuccaind & guib chnama
6276] léo, {folio 140a1} & anala tened assa m-braigdib, & is com-fhuar re
6277] gaith n-erraig in gaeth tic assa n-eitib, & ind uair is áil lé
6278] cách lam a cend na n-gort teccaid-sim chuccaind’, ar Flann
6279] mac Flaind, ‘& iss ed ro soichenn én a n-aghaid cacha déissi don
6280] gort accaind, & berait-sium léo a n-aen-fhecht h- é cacha bliadna,
6281] & berait in fecht tanisi léo connach fácait ubhall ar abhaill, na
6282] cnú ar cúll, na caer ar cáirthend gan breith dóib léo, & in

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6283] tres fecht tecait, ní fácbhait min-én na oissén ar lár, na baeth-lenum
6284] becc, na ní is tualaing iat do thócbail nach berait léo.’
6285] ‘Ocus cáit assa tecait?’ ar Cailte, ‘nó crét iat féin, nó co lus
6286] tíagait?’ ‘Drem acaind ic á ráda’, ar Derg mac Dinertaig, ‘corub
6287] a síd-bhrughaib ó Thúaith Dé Danann tecait. Drem aile
6288] 'gá ráda is énlaith a h-ifirrnn iat do dénam uilcc & écora ar
6289] feraib Eirenn, & cip é inadh assa teccat’, ar na h-ócláig, ‘ní fuil
6290] acainde acht in crich-so & in ferann d' fhácbail dóib, uair ní
6291] fhétmaid a fulang ní as sia.’

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6292] IS annsin adubairt Cailte re Pátraic: ‘Cáit a fuil tigerna
6293] ind eolais & na ríme .i. naem Patraic?’ ‘Fiarfaigi rob ail lem
6294] dít.’ ‘Da raib accum-sa a fis’, ar Pátraic, ‘do geba-su, uair minic
6295] lium-sa fiarfaige do denam dít-su.’ ‘Cá bliadain a m-bí mí gan
6296] éscca’, ar Cailte, ‘& ésscca gan mí, & mí con-geib tri h-ésccsa?’
6297] ‘Bliadain quartill’, ar Patraic, ‘bís eter da míli bliadan .i.
6298] mile roimpi & míli 'na deghaid, & in cét-mí bís don bliadain-
6299] sin’, ar Pátraic, ‘iss é bís gan ésscca, & in mí is nessa’, ar
6300] Patraic, ‘bith ésscca ann, & ní bí mí aca tre mí fáe & in tres
6301] mí’, ar Patraic, ‘gabaid tri h-ésscca fair .i. in cét-ésscca don
6302] cét-mí ro áirmemar í tur ar cesta reomaind & in cét-éssca don
6303] raithe reomaind in mí cétna gabus, & in trés ésca’, ar Pátraic,
6304] ‘éssca callanraid aéoir bunaid in mís-sin h-e’, ar Pátraic.

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6305] ‘Adráe buaid & bendachtain, a naem Patraic’, ar Cailte, ‘&
6306] mo chin tainic a n-geinemain fer n-Eirenn in la tangais da
6307] n-indsaigid. Uair ro bói deman a m-bun cach én-fheornin inti
6308] reomut, & atá aingel a m-bun cach én-féoirnin aniu inti. Ocus
6309] mo chin d' fheraib Eirenn at-chichera tusa, & in drem nach
6310] faicfe díb thú, & is siat t' fherta-su & do mirbuile fhoighenus dóib.
6311] Ocus maith m' anum, a Patraic’, ar Cailte, ‘& cuin in bliadain
6312] quartill-sin adubartais rim?’ ‘In cét-adhaig aráeir di’, ar Pátraic.
6313] ‘Ocus in mí chongbus na tri h- essca’, ar Cailte, ‘cuin
6314] tic?’ ‘Ind adhaig amairech adhaig a thossaig’, ar Pátraic, ‘&
6315] in lá má n-airther.’ ‘Ocus cuin is abbaid bar n-guirt, a Deirg
6316] meic Dínertaig?’ ar Cailte. ‘Muna thairisit in dám ainceil

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6317] enlaithe sin iat do-gentar buain amairech acaind’, ar in t-óclach.
6318] ‘Cuin t-shailtí in énlaith-sin do thuidecht chuc- caib?’ ar Cailte.
6319] ‘Amarach co deimin’, ar Flann mac Flaind. ‘Com-aimser in láe
6320] amairech tucustar Dub mac rig na h-Iruaithe séon & solad do
6321] thri macaib Uair meic Indaist dar' marbsatar airm iat & dar'
6322] báid tonn tuile a triar brathar. Ocus cid dam-sa dono’, ar
6323] Cailte, ‘gan sén & gan solad do thabairt amach do Fhlann mac
6324] Flaind & do Derg mac Dinertaig, do da rig Iarmuman .i. ar
6325] in n-énlaith tic da n-aidhmilled cacha bliadna, ind ainm na
6326] Trinoite nar' cumscaiged & nach cumscethar.’

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6327] Ocus at-racht reime {folio 140a2} co moch arnamairech, &
6328] maithe na cuiced Muman, & Patraic (ma)raen ríu co formullach
6329] t-Shleibe Mis suas. IS annsin (do-)riacht ind enlaith d' indsaigid
6330] na n-gort amal ticdís gacha bliadna, & at- chonnairc cach, & ro
6331] laighetar ar na gortaib, & adubairt Cailte:

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6332] ‘Eirgid, a clanna Rúadmaili ingine Rugatail, do t-sil muilleorach
6333] ifirrn.’

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6334] ‘Aidhmillis crod & b(ia)d & ór & airget in domain & a uile
6335] il-maine archena, & ara n-dentar cruinde & cessacht co cuirter a
6336] m-bél in muilind-sin h-é co n- dénann min & luaith de.’

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6337] ‘Ocus eirgid, a chlann Bolccain meic Nemid’, ar Cailte, ‘is
6338] messa atá & bias, & eirgid le nert in t- shéen-seo & in t-sholaid’,
6339] ar Cailte, ‘ar in muir toghaide tul-guirm amach, co marba cach
6340] araile & a cheile uaib ann, & co n-derna min & luaith díb, &
6341] nach fetabair in t-apstal firen fir- brethach indsi Gáeidel .i.
6342] naém Patraic mac Alpraind, cenn crabaid & irsi Gaeidel. Ocus
6343] imthigid-si ar in sleib fiadnusi, & fácbaid Eirinn dó-sin, uair
6344] ní cubhaid duib-si beith re aghaidh-sium inti.’

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6345] IS annsin ro eirgedar inn enlaith risin forchanad sin tuc
6346] Cailte doib, & tangadar rompo amach ar in muir, & ro marbsatar
6347] cach díb a chéile da n-gobaib cnama & da n' análaib teintidi.
6348] Corub Carrac na h-Énlaithe ainm na cairrge os ur t-Shleibe
6349] Mis
ar in muir amaig, & conid sén na n- én dona gortaib
6350] ainm in t-shéin-sin ó sin anall. Ocus adubairt Cailte:

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6351] Sén na n-én dona gortaib.
    1. 6352] Maith mo thurus, a Deirg déin
      da bur torachtain a céin,
      6353] dar' cuiris enlaith amach
      h-uaib ar muir n-uathmair n- ainbthech.

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6354] IS annsin ro coisric Patraic in crich & in ferann, conna
6355] tainic h-uath na amait na aidhmilled inti o sin amach. Ocus
6356] tainic in sluag ínunn issin n-dúnad & Patraic maraen ríu, & ro
6357] badur ann co cenn sechtmaine co subach soccair ac ól na
6358] fleidhe-sin. Ocus isse é ba Connacht in tan-sin .i. Aed mac
6359] Muiredaig meic Fhínnachta in tan ro cuired inn énlaith-sin a
6360] h-Eirinn.