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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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7547] {F§}IAr sin ro bai Cáilte ic formoladh Find, & adubairt so and:

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    1. 7548] A tainig do sluagh Banba
      itir righ is righdamna,
      7549] ferr Find innáit sin uile.
      cath-milid ard Almaine.

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7550] ‘IS mor in teist-sin, a anam’, ar Patraic. ‘Ní mór’, ar
7551] Cáilte, ‘uair da m-beitís secht tengtha im cind & secht so-labarta
7552] súadh cecha tengad dib ní táirsed uaim leth na trian a maithesa
7553] fecht d' indisin ar Find. Uair bai a adbar-sin aigi, uair nír
7554] díult Find roim duine riam acht co m- beith cend re caithem
7555] neich aigi & cosa re h- imthecht.’ Ocus itbert:
    1. 7556] IN ti nách leicedh nech 'na theach
      ro leiced Find ina tech,
      7557] ro bith aigi re táib-sin
      i cen ro bái 'na bethaidh.

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7558] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain’, ar Patraic, ‘is maith ro indisis sin.’

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7559] Asa h-aithle-sin tancatar na sloigh rompu co Cnoc in
7560] Eolaire
re Cruachain aníartuaidh. ‘Cred 'ma tucad Cnoc in
7561] Eolaire
ar in cnoc-sa, a Cáilti?’ ar Patraic. ‘In t- aen-duine is
7562] ferr delb don Ádham-cloind & do droing delbda duineta .i.
7563] Eolair mac righ in domain móir anoir, & do-rinde a curu & a
7564] muinnterus re Find nói cét cú & nói cét gilla & nói cét oclach,
§
7565] {LM folio 195a1} , & do-rónad selg Sléibe Gam & Sléibe na
7566] Seghsa ua Ebric
& clár-mhachairi in Coraind chladh-uaine ac
7567] Finn, & do rith in gilla a n-degaid fhiadha ann co tárla a shleg
7568] féin a for-fholumh a cléib, 'co n-dechuid fot lámha laeich do
7569] chrund ruad ro-remur a shleigi fein trít. Ocus táncamar-ne trí
7570] catha na Féinne dá indsaigid, & do bói .ix. n-oidhche 'na
7571] bethaid ac taircsin a leighis acaind & ro féimed ní dó
7572] , & fuair bás iarsin, & do múired in tulach thonn-ghlas
7573] so air.’

    7574] Finn cecinit in rann:
    1. 7575] Truagh, a Eolair il- chrothach
      a chur chródha chomramach ,
      7576] fuil do chuirp ina crú thécht
      do shil tar crécht confadhach!

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7577] ‘Ocus Cnoc in Eoluis ainm ele dhó’, ar Cáilte. ‘Crét in
7578] t-eolus-sin?’ ar Pátraic. ‘Coinnillsciath drái do mhuintir Fhinn
7579] do bhí ac cailleoracht ar néllaib na firmamenti i fiadhnaise

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7580] Fhinn, & ro féchustar ar Coiced n- Gáileón budes, & ro bai oc a
7581] rada re Find
’. ‘Ac sút’, ar sé, ‘in bhaili a cuirfider
7582] bruiden re Fathad Canunn mac Mec Con mheic Mhaic
7583] Niadh
.’ ‘At-ciu ámh sin’, ar Finn, & ro- taispénustar do Coindelsciath
7584] drái,
, & at-bert:
    1. 7585] At-ciu trí neollu co neim
      a Coindilscéith os bruidin ,
      7586] abair re cách masa cet
      tucair gá fáth 'ma fuilet.
    2. 7587] At-ciu nél glan amar ghloin
      fil ós bruidin béil-lethain,
      7588] (biaid) triath dáma, tailc in modh
      cailc na sciath (oc á) scoltod.
    3. 7589] At-ciu néll glas geallus brón
      fuil eatorra i ceirt-mhedhón,
      7590] ticfa mian na m-badhbh don bhert
      niamh na n-arm ic á n-imert.
    4. 7591] Néll derg nach deirgi crú glan
      at-ciu ann ara n-uachtar:
      7592] mad cath budh fatha feirgi
      dath na fala foir- dheirgi.
    5. 7593] Tarngairit curpu do chrádh
      ocus díth mór-shlóg mochtráth,
      7594] a Chliach at-geoin gach lá
      na trí neoill chiach at- chiu-sa.
    6. 7595] A Coindilscéith, abair sin
      gach ní gá d-tú fiafraigidh,
      7596] ná ceil ar do triath mar tá
      na trí neoill chiach at-ciu- sa.

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7597] {Laud 610 folio 145a1} Ocus ro timnadur ceilebrad iardain don ingin,
7598] & tangadur rompo co Cnocc na Dála bodes, risa raiter Carnn
7599] Fraich meic Fhidaig
, & fuaradur aen-duine mór ara cind issin
7600] charnn, & folt garb tre-liath fair, & brat odhar uime, & fetan
7601] finduma issin brat, & lorg fhind fhata fhind-chuill ina láim, & airghi
7602] do buaib a fér-gurt gabala ina fiadnaissi. Ocus suidhis Cailte ina
7603] fharrad ar in tulaig. ‘Cia thussa, a m' anum, a óclaig?’ ar
7604] Cailte. ‘Bairnech mac Cairbh missi’, ar in t-óclach ‘.i. rechtaire
7605] do rig Eirenn .i. do Diarmaid mac Cerbaill, & issin crich-seo
7606] atá ferann acum ó rig Eirenn.’ ‘Can duit-si do bunudhus, a
7607] m' anum, a óclaig?’ ar Cailte. ‘A Collamair Breg anair’, ar in
7608] t-óclach. ‘Ocus in fetrais dam, a óclaig’, ar Cailte, ‘cia as
7609] ferr tainic a Collamair Breg riam?’ ‘Ro-fhetar & ro-fhetadur
7610] fir Eirenn & Alban .i. Cailte mac Rónain’, ar Bairnech, ‘& in
7611] fitir tusa cáit a fuil in t-óclach-sin?’ ar Bairnech. ‘Ro-fetar’,
7612] ar Cailte. ‘Atá-som ar sáer- chuairt Eirenn in bail i r-rabadur
7613] a choicle & a chomaltada ina fharrad, & missi in fer-sin’, ar Cailte,
7614] ‘& brathair bunaid duit-si mé, & inann sen-athair lind araen.’

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7615] IS annsin tairbiris Cailte teora póca co dil & do díchra
7616] dó, & ro ferustar fír-cáin faeilti reime, ‘& is sí do chonair chóir
7617] tangais, a m' anum, a rig-fhéindid’, ar se, ‘& a cind t-shechtmaine
7618] o 'noiss’, ar sé, ‘do-roich Pátraic, & maithe Connacht maraen ris,
7619] co Fert an Druad, risa raiter Fert in Geidig issin tan-so, & bí-siu
7620] a tigh do brathar rissin ac caithem bíd & lenna, & cid
7621] iat in lín is lia ro badais d' fheind & d' foirind riam ro-soistea
7622] ale do-gébtha faeilte nó co tíssad in Tail- genn dot' indsaighe.
7623] Ocus atait soithfrecha mora acaind issin crich-seo’, ar Bairnech
7624] mac {folio 145a2} Cairbh. ‘Ca soithfir-sin?’ ar Cailte. ‘Atait
7625] acum-sa airgeda imda annso, & tic aen-ben dar n- indsaighi
7626] cacha h-aidchi t-shamna cacha bliadna a Síd Chruachna, & .ix.
7627] m-ba is ferr in cach airge beirid lé gan iarmoracht urri, co téit
7628] issin síd. Ocus ní lucht deg-luith missi ná mo meic’, ar in
7629] t- óclach, ‘& tucad ar cuit luith & lán-choiblid indut-sa & in dá
7630] mac bói accut .i. Colla & Faelán.’ ‘Ro bo maith lúth Cholla
7631] tra’, ar Cailte. ‘Cá deg-luth ro bói ann tar in mac aile?’ ar
7632] in t-óclach. ‘IMarbáig fhidchellachta do-rala dó do dénam ar
7633] múr na Temra adhaig n-aen ann tre fhochaind mná Binde
7634] Boinde
rechtaire na Temrach ar tabairt gráda dó, & do-rindset
7635] imarbáig retha & fhidchellachta .i. Colla & Fianna
7636] Erenn,
’. ‘Cindus is áil lib comling do dénam?’ arsi
7637] Colla rissin Féin. ‘Tabraid-si bor n- aighedh ar aen-leith trí
7638] catha na Féine, & do-bér-sa mo drúim reomum.’ ‘Ocus do-rónad
7639] in chomling amlaid-sin, & ruc-som leis in fidchill ara chúla
7640] ó Fhiannaib Eirenn. Co n-dechaid tar mullach Beinde h-Étair
7641] amach issin muir, cor' báidhed ann h-é. Ocus dursun’, ar in
7642] t-óclach, ‘nach eissin tárrasa, uair ní bérthái mo ba uaim gan
7643] díghailt.’

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7644] ‘In fitir tusa, a Chais Choraig’, ar Cailte, ‘cé do Thúaith
7645] Dé Danann
in ingen út?’ ‘Ro-fhetar’, bar eissium ‘.i. Scothniam
7646] ingen Chaissirne drúad a Síd Cruachna andso do-ní ind
7647] fhoghal-sin ort-su, & Cathmog mac Fhir Chirp, mac ríg Breg &

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7648] Midhe ro marb a h-athair & a sen-athair na h- ingine, & atá sí
7649] ac á n-dighailt ar cach nech accaib-si a n-degaid a cheile’.

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7650] Ocus tangadur rompo annsin co dún ind óclaig .i. co Lis
7651] na Fleidhe
, i l-leith aniar do Charnn Fraich meic Fhidaig, & ro
7652] freslad co maith iat ann re teora lá & re teora aídchi. ‘Ocus
7653] maith, a anum, a óclaig’, ar Cailte, ‘dar lium-sa iss anocht
7654] áidchi t-shamna.’ ‘Mas sí’, ar in t- óclach, ‘is inti-sin tic in ingen
7655] d' fhogail & do díbeirg orainde.’ ‘Cindus do biath dam-sa’, ar
7656] Cas Corach mac Cáincind, ‘dul co dorus in t-shida anocht {F§}a
7657] Cailti?’ ‘Érigh, a mh'anum, & gabh th' arma & dena lámhach.’
§
7658] Ocus do-chuaid, & ní cian bói ann co facaid in
7659] ingin seocho amach assin t-shid, & brat álaind aen-datha uimpi,
7660] & delg óir ann, & léine do t- shída buidhe re cnes, & snaidm don
7661] lénid itir a da sliasait, & da t-shleig ina lámaib, & ní raibe ro-eacla
7662] urri don leith da h-aghaid, & nírb' ecail lé a bec don
7663] leith da cúl. Ocus ruc Cas Corach síde ina h-aghaidh, & tuc
7664] a chorr-mér gaiscid a suainem na sleigi ro bói ina laim, & tuc
7665] urchar don ingin co tarla in t-shlegh ina h-ucht, cor' bris a craide
7666] ina cliab.

    7667] Cailte cecinit:Rann.
  1. 7668] Ro marb Cas Corach na cor
    in n-ingin mir, nir' bo chol,
    7669] in dorus in t-shída thuaid
    co rus-commáig re h-aen-uair.

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7670] Ocus ro díchend h-í 'arsin, & tuc leis in cenn chum in óclaig &
7671] chum Cailti. ‘Ocus ac siut, a m' anum, a óclaigh’, ar se, ‘cenn
7672] na h-ingine do-níth ind fhogal & in díbeirg ort cacha bliadna.’
7673] Ocus ro badur ann re téora lá & ré teora áidchi ina degaid- sin.