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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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7010] Ocus ro h-urdraiced fó Eirinn in triur-sin do thoitim, &
7011] ba h-amra {folio 143a1} le Túaith Dé Danann & lé feraib Eirenn
7012] uili in gnim-sin .i. in drem ticed cach sechtmad bliadain da
7013] n-argain & da n-indrad a toitim leissin triur-sin.

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7014] ‘Ocus caid a fuil Eogan fáid?’ ar Cailte. ‘Sunna’, ar
7015] Eogan. ‘Faghaib a fhis {SG page 220}& a fhir-eolus dam-sa mo t-shaegal, uair is
7016] crot-ball senórach mé & deired aissi dam.’

    7017] Cailte cecinit:
    1. 7018] Abbair rium, a Eogain fáid
      taccair re Cailte don raith,
      7019] cid atá dom t-shaegul cert
      cá fat biu-ssa ar toirimthecht?

    7020] Eogan cecinit.
    1. 7021] Secht m-bliadna déc ón ló aníu
      duit, a Chailti co cáem- chlú,
      7022] co taethais ic Lind Temrach
      cid doccair leis- sin teglach.

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7023] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennacht, a Eogain’, ar Cailte: ‘is inunn
7024] in fhaistine-sin & in fhaistine do-rinde mo thriath & mo thigerna
7025] & m' oide cáem carthanach dam-sa .i. Find.’ ‘Ca saegal’, ar
7026] siat, ‘adeir Eógan fáid do beith accut?’ ‘Secht m-bliadna déc’,
7027] ar Cailte. ‘Bid fír sin’, ar siat, ‘uair ní dubairt-sium saegal do
7028] beith riam ac nech nach ticfad dó-sin, & do bói ic á indissin
7029] re mor do bliadnaib in triur út do thoitim lib-si dona h-armaib-
7030] sin.’ Ocus adubairt Cailte:

    7031] Rann
    1. Adeirim-si rib roime
      bid fír dam ind fhaistine,
      7032] is ní cheiliub ar in sluag
      a canaim re h- Eogan rúad.

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7033] ‘Ocus maith ám, a lucht in t-shida! in toisc risa tanac-sa da bur
7034] n-indsaigi: dentar mo leighis & mo lessugud bodesta’, ar Cailte, ‘&
7035] tucus lóg mo leighis duib, & in socur is mó do-rigned duib riam
7036] is misi do-rigne duib h-é.’ ‘Is fír am a dénam duit’, ar siat, ‘&

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7037] do-gentar linde sódh crotha duit’, ar siat, ‘co rabais fa luth &
7038] fá lán-choibled, & sóer-macanacht Túaithe Dé Danann duit leis-
7039] sin.’ ‘Truag dono sin’, ar Cailte, ‘& missi do gabail deilbe
7040] druidechta umum. Ní géb acht in delb tuc mo Déntaid & mo
7041] Dúilem & in fír-Dia for-orda dam, & iris chreidme & crabaid in
7042] Táilgind in tí tarrus a n-Eirinn.’ Ocus adubradur Túath Dé
7043] Danann
: ‘Guth fír-laich & fír- gaiscid sin!’ ar siat, ‘& is maith in
7044] ní ráidi, & cairde iarrmait umut leighis’, ar siat. ‘Crét adhbur
7045] na cairde?’ ar Cailte. ‘.i. tri fiaich tecait chuccaind atuaid
7046] cacha bliadna, & ind uair bid macraid in t-shida oc imain toirnit
7047] ar in macraid & berid fer cacha fiaich leo díb.’ Ocus adubairt
7048] Ilbrecc:

    7049] Rann.
    1. An triar theccaid don t-sháile
      adhaig t- shamna bha báire,
      7050] is berait triar don fhaichthi
      in triar uathmur anaichne.

7051] ‘Ocus adhbur do cairde sin, a Cailti’, ar lucht in t-shida.

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7052] Ocus ro badur ann ré h-edh na h-aidchi-sin co tainic lá
7053] cona lán-shoillsi arnamairech. Is annsin ro éirgedur Túath Dé
7054] Danann
i fiadnaissi na h-immana, & tucad fidchell cacha seissir
7055] dóib, & branndub cacha cúicfhir, & timpan cacha fichet, & cruit
7056] cacha céit ic a seinm acco, & cuislenna féighe forbartacha cacha
7057] nonbair.

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7058] Ocus issin n-uair-sin at-conncadur na tri fiaich a fudomain
7059] in mara atuaid, cor' turrnsatar in m-bile m- búada do bói ar in
7060] faichthe mar a ticdis riam roime, & ro léicset tri screcha
7061] doilgi duaibseacha eistib, & da mad gnath mairb a tal- main nó
7062] fuilt do chennaib dáine do-berdais na tri screcha-sin cor' mesc-buaidhirset
7063] in sluag uile. Ocus do gabusdur Cas Corach mac
7064] Cáincinde fer d' feraib na fidchle, {SG page 221}& tucusdur urchur d' én díb,
7065] co tarrla ina bel & ina braigit, & cor' marb d' aen-urchur h-é.
7066] Ocus ro diubraic Fer Maissi mac Eogabail urchur d' én aile, & ba
7067] h-ed in cétna dó. Ocus do diubraig Cailte urchur don tres
7068] h-én, co rus-marb fan cuma cétna. Ocus adubairt Cailte:

    7069] Rann.
    1. Cas Corach is Fer Maissi
      marbsat da én ingaissi,
      7070] ro marb Cailte, is ceird lamaig
      in tres én i folámaig.

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7071] Ocus fuaradur na h-eoin bás léo amlaid-sin, & adubairt
7072] Cailte: ‘atorcradur na h-éoin {folio 143a2} tra, & déntar mo leighis
7073] bodesta.’ Ocus adubradur lucht in t-shída: ‘In fetrais, a Cailti,
7074] glifit mór i l-lenmain Túaithe Dé Danann fada anois?’ ‘Ca glifit
7075] sin?’ ar Cailte. ‘tri meic rig Ulad atuaid .i. Conn & Congal
7076] & Colla atait ac fogail forro.’ Cailte cecinit:
    1. 7077] Conn is Congal is Colla
      ní h-inmain triar cutruma,
      7078] sirit mor n-ard is n-achad
      ac digail a sen-athar.
    2. 7079] Teccait sunn cacha bliadna
      ní do choimet ar riagla,
      7080] is marbthar triar uainde ann
      nocho n-é in comrac comthenn.
    3. 7081] Adeirim-si rib reime
      bid fír dam ind fhaistine,
      7082] is siat-sin muirfither ann
      meic ríg Ulad nach imgann.

    4. 7083]

      Conn.

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7084] ‘Ocus tecait in triar-sin chuccaind cacha bliadna’, ar Ilbrecc,
7085] ‘d' iarraid éiricce Echach Mundeirg ríg Ulad a sen-athar ro
7086] marbsat Túath Dé Danann i cath Traga Baili thuaid, & sirit
7087] comrac trír cacha sída a n-Eirinn cacha bliadna, & ní bá comthenn
7088] in comrac ruc sin’, ar Ilbrec, ‘uair in triur téighed
7089] uainde issin comrac ro marbtha iat, & térnaid in triar brathar
7090] as; & do lucht in t-shída-so roiches isin bliadain-seo comrac do
7091] denam ríu.’

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7092] Ocus is ann ro bói dís mac rig Ulad in tan-sin a m-Bennaib
7093] Boirchi
í cuicid Ulad thair a h-aithle fhogla & díbeirge
7094] ar Túaith Dé Danann cacha bliadna. IS annsin adubairt mac
7095] dib: ‘Cá síd is lind a m-bliadna d' indsaigit?’ ‘Síd Ilbricc Essa
7096] Ruaid
’, ar na braithri. ‘Atá óclach do muintir Fhind meic
7097] Cumaill annsa t-shid-sin’, ar fer dib, ‘& dís maccaem ina
7098] farrad, & do bo iumgaibthi cach n- ágh & cach n-eislind
7099] dóib, & adéraid-sin da n-dernam-ne imgabail in t-shída is
7100] ara n-agh & ara n-eislind féin do-genamais.’ Ocus ro badur
7101] and ind áidchi-sin, & ro daingnigetar a n-airm & a n-il-fhaebair,
7102] & ro riachtadur co moch arnamairech co h-Es Ruaid
7103] meic Moduirnd
, & tangadur lucht in t-shída amach, & táinic
7104] Cailte léo & a dias maccaem maraen ris ar in faichthi féraig.

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7105] ‘Ocus ind iat-siut’, ar Cailte, ‘in triarthic da bur n- indsaighid
7106] si.’ ‘Is siat co deimin’, ar iat-sum. ‘Is maith delb & tuaruscbail
7107] na fer’, ar Cailte, & adubairt:
    1. 7108] Conn is Congal is Colla
      álaind triaris cháem comma,
      7109] gabait siat uaind cert is cóir
      sú com- raicem a chétoir.

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7110] ‘Cred fuil agut-sa duind a cend ceirt, a m' anum, a Chailti?’
7111] Ocus adubairt:
    1. 7112] Crét fil acaib a cenn chirt
      a Chailti ocus a Ilbricc,
      7113] crét ordaigis duind in sluag
      uair atámait 'gá imluad.