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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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7114] ‘Ocus ca fhat atáthi a comrac re Túaith Dé Danann?’ ar
7115] Cailte. ‘Atámait cét bliadan,’ bar iat-som, ‘& marbmaid tríur
7116] cacha bliadna díb.’ ‘Má do-nithí’, ar Cailte, ‘do dighlabair
7117] fá thrí bar sen-athair forro, & is sibh atá ar in n- écoir, & da
7118] comraicem a m-bliadna’, ar Cailte, ‘is sib-si thoitfes ann, uair is
7119] sib atá ar in écoir.’ ‘do-beraim-ne coma dáib’, ar Ilbrecc, ‘as
7120] cach t-shíd a n-Eirinn .i. fiche uingi d' ór & fiche uingi d' airget,
7121] & cach do thabairt slána da cheile.’ Ocus adubairt Ilbrec:

    7122] Rann.
    1. Fiche uinge gacha sída
      don triar churad com-gnima,
      7123] a beith dáib tar cenn tachar
      a n-díghail bur sen-athar.

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7124] ‘Gébmait sin’, ar siat, & tucad dóib- sin, & ro imthigetar,
7125] & rucsat léo ind eiric-sin a senathar.

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7126] {F§}IS i-sin aes & uair tangadar tri h-eillti ruaga ro-caema
7127] a (eo)car-imlib Sleibi Fuait fonn-chosaigh atuaid co faithci in
7128] t-sída-sa. Geltsat an fér co grian & co grindell co lecaib loma.

    7129] Ilbrecc cecinit:
    1. 7130] Tegait tri h-eilti móela
      rúagha remra ro-caema,
      7131] ocus geltaid an faithchi
      nach fáchait dil aen- graifne.

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7132] ‘Créd sut iter?’ ar Cailti. ‘tri h-eillti tecait cecha bliadna
7133] cugaind, & ní faccait ní ar in faithci-sin amuig gan ithe co
7134] grian & co grindell.’ IS annsin ro dibraicedar tri clocha dibraicthi
7135] ro bí ina fiadhnaisi riu & torcradar na tri h-eillti-
7136] sin leo. ‘Berid buaid & bennachtain’, ar siat, ‘as maith an
7137] gnim do-rindebar’.
§
7138] ‘Mo leighis-sa do denam bodesta’, ar Cailte, ‘uair is mithig

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7139] lem h-é.’ ‘Cáit a fuil Bé Bind ingen Elcmair?’ ar Ilbrecc. ‘Sunna’,
7140] ar in ingen. {SG page 222} ‘Maith, m' anum, a ingen’, ar se, ‘beir let
7141] mac Ronain i cúil-tech diamair, & dentar a leighis & a lessugud
7142] co maith, uair ro dingaib se fogail & dibeirg do Thúaith
7143] Dé Danann
& do feraib Eirenn, & dénad Cas Corach mac
7144] Cáincinde céol & airfided dó & Fer Maissi mac Eogabail ic foraire
7145] & ic forcomét & ic frithoilem dó.’

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7146] Ocus tainic Bé Bind ingen Elcmair roimpi a tech na n-arm,
7147] & a da mac {folio 143b1} maraen ria, & do-rigned lepaid luchair
7148] leighis do Chailti acco isin tigh-sin, & tucad loing-shithel bán-óir
7149] chum na h-ingine & a lán d' uisci inti, & tucastar lath-amar
7150] glaine da h-indsaigid, & do chuir na lossa ind, & ro minaig iat
7151] ar in uisci, & tuc in t-shithal i l-laim Chailti, & ibhis digh móir
7152] aisti, & 'ar n-ól na dighi dó ro scéestar sceith úainidhe. ‘A
7153] ingen’, ar Cailte, ‘crét in baramail fuil accut di-sin?’ ‘Gaeithe
7154] cró na n-es & na n-abhann & na n-indber & na selg mochthrath,
7155] do-nithea-sa sin’, ar sí. ‘& ibh digh aile’, ar in ingen. Ocus ibhis
7156] Cailte, & scéis arís cró-bainde sceithe ruaide. ‘Ocus cret in sceith-
7157] sin, a ingen?’ ar Cailte. ‘Cró- lindti neime na sleg & na faebur
7158] tucad ort isna cathaib & isna comraicib i r-rabais riam.’ Ocus
7159] ibhidh digh aile aisti, & sceithid-sium sceith círdub. ‘Cá baramail
7160] do-beri di-sin?’ ar Cailte. ‘Cumha do choicle & do
7161] chomalta & do triath & do tigerna .i. Fhind meic Cumaill sin.’
7162] Ocus ibhid digh aile aisti in cethramad deoch sin, & ro sceestar
7163] sceith buidhe ina degaid-sin. ‘Crét in sceith-sin, a ingen?’ ar
7164] Cailte. ‘Coimét & fulrechta do neime & do gáe cró do neoch
7165] ro bói indut anallana, & ibh in lóim ro fhacais inti’, ar in ingen.
7166] ‘Is lesc lem-sa sin’, ar Cailte, ‘uair ní fuarus i cath na a
7167] cliathaig na a comrac riam ní is doilgi lém na a h- ól.’ Ocus
7168] gid et atibh-sium sin, & ro scéistar sceith co n- il-brechtugud
7169] cacha datha inti. ‘Ocus crét in sceith-sin, a ingen?’ ar Cailte
7170] ‘Cumasc cacha retha & cacha ro-nirt & cacha h-engnuma do-rignis
7171] i nd-aghaid cacha céite & cacha cnuicc & cacha cairrge, &

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7172] dath fola ara h-uachtar ata urri cró-lighe do chuirp & do cholla
7173] féin sin, & iss ed is nessa do t-shlainte h- é.’ Ocus tuc inn ingen
7174] baiglenn lenmachta dó, & atib ina degaid-sin, & ina degaid-sin
7175] do bói-sium anbhann imeslan a h-aithle na scethrach-sin do
7176] denam dó re téora lá & re teora áidchi.

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7177] ‘Dar lim-sa, a m' anum, a Cailti’, ar in ingen, ‘fuarais furtacht
7178] & fóirithin.’ ‘Fuarus ám’, ar Cailte, ‘acht mét treblaide
7179] mo chind ac {SG page 223} tuidecht rim.’ ‘do- gentar folccad Flaind ingine
7180] Flidaissi duit-si’, ar si Bé Bhind ingen Elcmair, ‘& cach cenn ara
7181] tabar h-é ni thig teindis ris da éis, & ní thic maelad cind ris,
7182] & ní bói esbaid radairc air.’ Ocus do- rigned in leighis-sin dó-
7183] sum re h-ed & re h-athaid, & do ordaigset lucht in t-shida trena
7184] dib da fhis .i. trian do maithib mora, & trian do maccaemaib,
7185] & trian do ingenraid & do ban-dalaib & d' fhiledaib da fhis & do
7186] gairdiugud, fata gairit do biath ina leapaid leighis. Ocus cach
7187] turchairthe selga nó fiadaig do-geibdis lucht in t- shída do-berthea
7188] do Chailti h-é risin.

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7189] Ocus ina degaid ro bói in ingen & a da mac & Cas Corach
7190] & Fer Maissi ac ól & ac áibnius maraen ris. Fecht n-aen ro
7191] badur mar sin co cualadur in fogur & in cairche cíuil chucu ó
7192] Es Ruaid meic Moduirn, & do tréicfed nech ilcheola in domain
7193] ar in céol-sin, & ó 't-chualadur sin do chuirset na cruite i
7194] cernnadaib na colbad, & tangadur uile amach ar in céol do-
7195] chualadur, & rob ingnad lé Cailte sin, & tuc da úidh & da aire
7196] beith a n-ingnais a luith & a lámaig & a lán-choiblid, & ‘Mor
7197] do borb-gleoaib bodba, & do thoiscib fa téighind- si, & d' irgalaib
7198] & do thossach catha chum a roichind, & nach fuil do nert na
7199] do tracht accum-sa dul amach maraen ré cach aníu!’ Ocus ro
7200] moidhetar déra tar a gruaidib.

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7201] Ocus do-riachtadur lucht in t-shída amuich a h-aithle in chiuil
7202] {folio 143b2} do chloistecht, & ro fhíarfaig Cailte scéla dib, & ‘crét
7203] do-rigne in cairche cíuil at-chualamar’ ar Cailte. ‘Uaini Bhuidhe
7204] a Síd Duirnn Buidhe andes ó Thuind Clidna, & énlaith Thire
7205] Tairrngaire
ina farrud, & ban-airfidech Thíre Tairrngaire uli h-í,

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7206] & a m-bliadna is lé tuidecht d' indsaigi in t-shída-so, & bliadain
7207] dí cach sida’, ar in ingen, ‘& bliadain di acainde. Ocus tangadur
7208] andsa síd anunn 'arsin, & tainic inn enlaith cor' t-shuidhetar
7209] ar corraib & ar colbadaib in t-shída, & tainic tricha én
7210] díb i tech na n-arm in bail i r-raibe Cailti, & do gabsat cliar
7211] astigh, & ro gab Cas Corach a timpan, & cach adhbunn ro
7212] t-sheinded Cas Corach & ro gabdais ind énlaith leis.’ ‘Is mor do
7213] cheol do-chualamur’, ar Cailte, ‘& ní chualamur céol a com-maith-
7214] sin.’

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7215] Annsin do-rigned folccad Flaind ingine Flidhaisi dó-sum, &
7216] esbaid ruisc nó chloistechta a gin ro bói béo ni raibe air, &
7217] ba slemain slan-crechtach h-é don leighis-sin tucad fair issin
7218] t-shid. Ocus adubairt Cailte: ‘In t-adhbur & ind fhochaind ima
7219] tanac-sa do leighis mo choissi dentar bodesta.’ ‘Do-gentar issin
7220] maidin amarach’, ar in ingen. Ocus is annsin tuc sí da fhetan
7221] Bindi ingine Moduirn lé d' indsaigid Cailti, & ro t-shuighistar
7222] ban-mogh fetan díb, & ro t-shuighistar {SG page 224} fer-mogh fetan aile, conar'
7223] fhacadur galur na eslainte na gái chró ina chois na tucsat aisti
7224] h-é, cor' bo t-shlemain slán-crechtach h-é 'arsin. Ocus ro badur ann re
7225] teora lá & ré teora áidchi a h-aithle in leighis-sin.

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7226] IS ann sin do eirgedur lucht in t-shída amach co h-ur Essa
7227] Ruaid meic Modhuirn
, & ro bensat a n-étaigi díb, & tangadur
7228] ar in n-es, & do-ronadur snám. Ocus adubairt Cailte annsin: ‘Cid
7229] dam-sa gan dul do t-shnám, uair tainic mo t-shlainti dam.’ Ocus
7230] do-róni a mescad ar in uisci annsin, & tangadur issin síd anunn
7231] iarsin, & ro h-ecrad tech n-óla acco ind áidchi-sin, & ro bói
7232] Cailte ac ceileabrad dóib & ac breith buidhechais a leighis.
7233] ‘úair is slemain slan-crechtach missi’, ar se, ‘& bennacht ám
7234] oraib-si.’ ócus adubairt Cáilte:
    1. 7235] Bennacht ar lucht in t-shída
      eter ríg ocus rigna,
      7236] slán bith-slán don chuire chas
      fuarus uile a n-óclachas.
    2. 7237] Maith mo thurus issin síd
      fuarus ann midh ocus fín,
      7238] febus a m-ban 'sa fer de
      is bind ceol a n- énlaithe.
    3. 7239] Maith mo thurus isin síd
      fuarus ann faeilte gan fhich,
      7240] febus a fer 'sa flatha
      is a n-étach n-ill- datha.
    4. 7241] Bennacht uaim-si ar Bé Bind
      ar ingin Elcmair imgrind,
      7242] febus a crotha sunn de
      a céille 'sa com- airle.

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    6. 7243] Adeirim-si rib reime
      bid fír in ní raidim-ne,
      7244] gé imthigher buan mo smacht
      fácaim afus mo bennacht.

    7. 7245]

      Bennacht.