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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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6487] ‘Dar mo breithir ám’, ar Cailti, ‘damad áil lib-si ail nó
6488] esbaid ar in Féin do-béradh sib orainde bur n- aghaid, & ro bad
6489] olcc le Find sind.’ ‘Ocus damad esbaid sib’, ar Alban,
6490] ‘cid duinde gan bur n-esbaid air?’

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6491] ‘Ocus annsin ro chomraicemar’, ar Cailte, ‘comrac fuilech

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6492] fobartach fír-neimnech, & ro luathaigit láma lind, & ro bailcit
6493] beimenna, & co cruadaigit craidida, & ro tairssit traigthi. Ocus
6494] ro bámar-ne ar in comrac ó fhuined nell nóna co tainic maiten
6495] arnamairech, co rabadur ar cuirp ina cró-lintib fola, & cid ed
6496] tra is sinde fa trén issin chomrac’, ar Cailte, ‘issin maitin arnamairech,
6497] & ro bensumar a tri cind díb-sium. Ocus ro chocrumar
6498] comairli do dénam .i. cind in trír do breith lind &
6499] tiachtain ar ar n-ais, & ro loccamur in comairli- sin’, ar Cailte, ‘&
6500] ro impaimar dochum na loingsi ar in traig, & ro marbsum tri
6501] cét óclach díb inar cét- chuindscléo catha, & ro dáilset na tri
6502] catha oraind, & ro bamar ac cathugud riu ré h-ed in chaem-laithe
6503] cháidchi, & ind uair at-chonncadar-sum a trénfhir do thuitim
6504] ro mebaid díb dochum a long & a lú-bárc. Ocus tangamar-ne
6505] co créchtach cró-lintech as.’

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6506] Ocus is annsin ro gab eacla in flaith Find ass ar los-ne, & {SG page 216}
6507] adubairt: ‘Eirgid, a Fhianna’, ar se, ‘a n-degaid in trír óclach do-chuaid
6508] úaib’, ‘& in trath do eirgetar in Fhiann’, ar Cailte, ‘ina tri
6509] cathaib cengailti, is annsin do-riachtamar- ne {folio 141a1}conici in
6510] tulaig-sea’, ar Cailte, ‘& do chuirsimar na tri cind ar lár a fiadnaissi
6511] Fhind.’ Ocus adubairt láid:
    1. 6512] In triur do-chuadmur bothuaid
      in n-dáil catha claidim-ruaid,
      6513] ro marbamar cét cach fhir,
      ar in tráig álaind aen-gil.
    2. 6514] Mé bodéin is Diarmait donn
      ocus Oscur aith étrom,
      6515] ro marbsum tri cét 'sin cath
      do t-shluagaib na n-allmurach.
    3. 6516] Tucsamar lind na tri cind
      nochur'b é in turus trúag-tim,
      6517] corub díb o sin ille
      na tri tulcha toghaide.
    4. 6518] Adeirim-si rit reime
      is fír in ní raidim- ne,
      6519] tucus cend Fiadmoir, fir dam
      isin n- iarnoin ar n-imscar.
    5. 6520] Ba mor ar m-brig iss ar m-blad
      mor ar n-einech 's ar n-engnam,
      6521] ní raibi ac imarcur sciath
      nach dingébmais inar triar.

    6. 6522]

      IN triar.

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6523] ‘Ocus is missi ro marb Fiadmor, & Diarmait ro marb Circull, &
6524] Oscur ro marb Congna, & tucad na tri cind-sin ar na tri
6525] tulchaib-seo, conid uatha atáit na h-anmanna-sin orro, & conid
6526] cath Tragha Eothaile ainm in catha-sin isin fhian- naigecht.’

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6527] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, a Chailti’, ar Connacht,

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6528] ‘& da mád áil let, séoit & maine do-rechad duit.’ ‘Is ferr-de
6529] thusa a tairgsin-sin, & ní ricim-si a les iat.’

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6530] IS annsin tangadur na sluaig reompo co Breicsliab .i.
6531] Sliab Formaile i Connachta
, risa raiter Sliab Formaile i Connachtaib
6532] isin tan-so, & co Suide Find a mullach in t- shleibe, &
6533] mar do t-shuidhidur ann ro moidedur déra co tróm falcmur tar
6534] a gruaidib do Chailti ac feicail inn inaid a m-bíth Find mac
6535] Cumaill ina t-shuidhe. ‘Ocus créd do- beir cáí ort, a m' anam, a
6536] Chailti?’ ar Connacht, ‘& in ac feicail in inaid a m-bid Find
6537] ina t-shuidhe & Formaile na Fiann?’ ‘Iss ed immorro’, ar Cailte,
6538] ‘uair rogha selga na gnath-Fheinde in sliab-so, & Loch na n-Eillted,
6539] risa raiter Loch Formaile isin tan-so, & Cluain na Damraide, risa
6540] raiter Cell Tulach isin tan-so, & baile sin Conain Máil meic
6541] Morna, & Ros na h-Echraide risa raiter inn Airm isin tan-so,
6542] bail a m-bídis drong d' a echaib na Feinde, & Dún Saltrain Sálfhata,
6543] risa raiter Cell Chaimin ar Succa, & co Moin na Fostada,
6544] risa raiter Moin in Tachair Conneda isin tan-so, & co Carraic
6545] ind Fhomorach
, risa raiter Dún Mor isin tan- so.’

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6546] IS annsin ro fhiarfaig Connacht do Cailti: ‘Can do Fhind
6547] mac Cumaill?’ ‘Do Laignib’, ar Cailte. ‘Cá tuath do Laignib?’
6548] ar in . ‘A h-Íb Tairrsig Laigen’, ar Cailte. ‘Ca baile
6549] issin tuaith-sin.’ ar in . ‘A Glaissi Bulgain’, ar Cailte.
6550] Ocus adubairt Cailte: ‘Find mac Cumaill, meic Threduirnn, meic
6551] Trenmoir, meic Cairpri Garbsroin, meic Fiachach Fobric, a
6552] Glaissi Bulgain de h-Uaib Failge.’ ‘Ocus can da máthair dono?’
6553] ar Connacht. ‘Muirnne Munchaem, ingen Taidg meic Nuadat,
6554] do Thúaith Dé Danann. Ocus rob é-sin in lam thoirberta sét
6555] & maíni & indmusa iarthair thuaiscirt in betha, & rob é-sin in
6556] cóiced gaiscedach is ferr thainic ar cúl sceith & chlaidim, & ba
6557] ferr uim thidlucud set & tuarustail ro bói d' feraib in domain, &
6558] in tres fer is ferr thainic a h-inis na n- Gaeidel, & in tí nar' díult
6559] re nech riam acht co m-beth cenn ré caithem neich aicci & cossa
6560] re h-imthecht, & nar' dech tar a ais riam arna h-aprad nech da

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6561] m-biath ina degaid ris comad eacla ra biath fair. Ocus ba h- é-
6562] seo’, ar Cailte, ‘rogha shelga a gnath- Fhéine in fhir-sin.’

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6563] ‘Ocus caide anmanna na gnath-Fheinde?’ ar Connacht re
6564] Cailte. ‘Ni ansa.’

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6565] ‘FIND mac Cumaill in cétna fer dib’, ar Cailte, ‘& Oissin
6566] cona ceithri macaib .i. Oscur & Oissind {SG page 217}& Échtach & Ulach
6567] a n-anmanna, & Raigne Rosclethan mac Find, & Caince Chorccarderg
6568] mac Find, & Uillenn Faebur- derg mac Find, & Faelan
6569] Feramail
mac Find, & Aed Becc mac Find, & Find Mor mac Cubain
6570] meic Murchada, rig- fhéindid Fhian Muman, & Find mac Temenain
6571] ríg-fhéinnid na n-Deissi Muman, & Find mac Casurla ríg-fhéindid
6572] Fiann m-Breg & Midhi, & Find mac Urgna ríg-fhéndid Chinel
6573] Chonaill
, & Find mac Fogaith, & Find mac Abratruaid, da ríg- feindig
6574] Dal n-Araide atuaid, & Find Bán h-úa Bressail, ríg-fhéndid
6575] h-Úa Ceinselaig, & Find Fer in Champair, ríg-fhéindid Alban,
6576] & Goll Guban & Cas Cuailgne, da ríg-fheindid fhiann Ulad, &
6577] tri meic Deghóic .i. Feth & Faeth & Foscud, & tri meic
6578] Aencherda Berra .i. Glas & Ger & Guba, & Cailte mac Ronain
6579] & a da mac .i. Faelan & Colla, & Goth Gaithe mac Ronain
6580] (is sé no bith urchur saeigde roim cach in tan ro thacrad a rith
6581] fein dó) & Lergan Luath a Luachair aníar (& is sé-sin
6582] do-beired na h-ellte d' edruth amal do-berid cach nech a ba
6583] disli). Diarmait h-úa {folio 141a2} Duibne d' feraib Muman (arna
6584] raibe scís cos, na luas anála, na scís maigi na taighi riam)
6585] & Mac Lugach lonn laidir, sóer- maccáem Fhiann Eirenn & Alban,
6586] & aidlenn gaiscid na fiannaigechta uile, & Bran Bec o Buadachain
6587] .i. grechtaire Fhiann Eirenn & Alban, & Scannal h- úa
6588] Liathain taíssech maccaem Fiann Eirenn & Alban, & Sciathbrec
6589] mac Dathchain saer-fher cluiche Fhiann Eirenn, & Goll mac
6590] Morna cona deichnebur ar fichit derbrathar & cona chuic cét dec
6591] d' aen-maicne, & tri fir in chair- chi o eochair-imlib t-Shléibe Fuait
6592] fonn-scathaig atuaid, & tri cairchi chiuil accu, & iat ica chur

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6593] a n-ucht a cheile, & ni bith duag na deccair ar nech in tan do
6594] chluined in ceol-sin ro chanad in cairche cíuil accu.’ ‘Ocus caide
6595] anmanna na n-óclach-sin?’ ar Connacht. ‘Luath & Leitmech &
6596] Lanlaidir a n-anmanna’, ar Cailte, ‘& don gnath-Fheind iat’, ar Cailte.

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6597] ‘Conid iat-sin anmann na triath & na tigerna & na fer
6598] feraind
do bith ac Find, & do freslad & do biathad fá thrí h- é
6599] cacha bliadna ina lis féin, & ro chanad in dord fiannachta.
6600] Conid h-í-sin, a Connacht, in cheist ro fiarfhaigis dím.’