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Acallamh na Senórach I (Author: Unknown)

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7776] ‘Ocus maith, m' anum, a naem Patraicc’, ar Beineoin Mor
7777] mac Aeda, ‘cá dliged ar ar m- breithir immi-sin ac cach aen
7778] imthechus fonn na Cruaiche & ibhas uisci in Dabair?’ ‘A m-beith
7779] ar do chomus fhéin, etir t-shen & óc, & ro fhacus comad inad naem
7780] & fír in t-inad, & comad crínad clainde & ciniuil & aiccme do
7781] cach aen do-genadh ann olcc na écoir na imdell, & mo chin don
7782] tí don-gena a cadus & a cum- dach. Conid iat-sin, a m' anum, a

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7783] Chailti’, ar Pátraic, ‘mo scéla & m' imthechta risin m-bliadain
7784] atái-si am' écmais.’

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7785] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, a naem Pátraic’, ar Cailte: ‘is
7786] mor in sochur-sin ro fhacais do Gaéidelaib issinn inudh-sin.’

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7787] IS annsin ro scailed a pupull tar Pátraic ind áidchi-sin,
7788] & do-rigned longport ac g Connacht ann ré h-ed caeicis ar
7789] mís nó co toirsitis cóic oll-choicid Eirenn do dénam fheissi na
7790] Temrach. Ocus do-rigned tech derrait diamair do Chailti acco
7791] iter thech rig Connacht & pupall Pátraic, & is uime do-rigned
7792] a tech amlaid-sin, comad urgairdiugud do cechtar de eistecht ris.

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7793] Ocus is annsin ro gab Cas Corach mac Cáincinde a
7794] thimpan, cor' chuir ina suan sír-chotalta iat. Ocus ro eirgetar arnamairech,
7795] & tucad fidchell da n-indsaighid da h-imirt, & do
7796] frith espaid tri fer don fidchill, & adubairt in : ‘Ni fuighther
7797] fir bus chosmail ria a n-Eirinn na a n-Alpain.’ Ocus is
7798] annsin adubairt Cailte: ‘Na h-imridh in fidchill’, ar se, ‘nó co
7799] n-dechur-sa d' iarraid fhidche at-chonnarc ic á folach fecht aile.’
7800] Ocus tainic reime sair co cenn Sleibe Clithair, risa raiter Sliab
7801] Baghna
issin tan-so, & at-chonnairc carthe com- daingen cloiche
7802] a n-dorus in t-shída amuich, & tuc a da láim uimin carthe, & tuc
7803] a talmain h-é, & faircle com-daingen cloiche ro bói ar in fidchill
7804] a n-inadh in chairthe, & faircli fuithe, & tuc in Solustairtich
7805] as .i. fidchell Guill meic Morna, & rucustar tri fir óir &
7806] tri fir airgit aisti, & do cuir in fidchill itir in da chlar com-dluta
7807] chloiche chétna, & tainic reime d' indsaigid rig Connacht, &
7808] tuc na fir 'na laim, & dornn ind fhir fa mó don t-shluag iss ed
7809] do bith in cach fhir díb. ‘Ocus in raibi ní budh mó inás-so?’ bar
7810] in . ‘Ro bói immorro’, ar Cailte, ‘tri cóeca fer n- óir & tri
7811] cóeca fer n-airgit.’ ‘Cret tuc ort’, ar in , ‘gan in fidchill do
7812] thabairt let dam-sa?’ ‘Ní fidchell do t-shiris orum’, ar Cailte,
7813] ‘acht tri fir chum t' fhidchle, & tucusa gein & aithgein duit, &
7814] ní dingen-sa a gluassacht assin n-inad ina tuc in t- óclach assa
7815] fidchell h-í.’ Ocus tucad na fir ar in fidchill 'arsin. ‘Ocus
7816] cia ic á raibe ind fidchell?’ ar Connacht. ‘Ac Goll mac

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7817] Morna’, arsi Cailte. ‘Dursan gan a tabairt duit-si let dam-sa’,
7818] ar Connacht. ‘Na cuir-si ris-sin, a ’, ar Cailte, ‘uair ní
7819] thiber in fidchill duit etir, & ní thibar ní bus mó da foirind.’

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7820] Ocus ní cian ro badur ann co faccadur Aillenn Fhialchorcra
7821] ingin Buidb Deirg meic in Dagda, da n-indsaigid & tri .l.
7822] ban do mnáib Túaithe Dé Danann ina farrud, & ro t-shuidh(es)tar
7823] ar in firt fótbaig i f- farrad naem Pátraicc & Connacht & ro
7824] bói in ingen ac indissin a toisce ann. ‘Ocus caide do frecra
7825] urri-ut, a Connacht?’ ar Pátraic. ‘In ní adérús-sa & bus
7826] maith let (do) denam dam iss ed dogén-sa’, ar in . ‘Is maith
7827] lem-sa a tabairt {folio 146a2} duit’, ar Pátraic, ‘uair ro gellus ria
7828] co tiubartha-sa h-i acht co léiced a creidem doilfi draidechta
7829] uaithe & co slechtad sí do t-shoiscel Rig nime & talman.’ ‘In
7830] faemai-si siut, a ingen?’ ar in . ‘Faemaim’, ar inn ingen.
7831] Ocus ro eirig in ingen cona bantracht, & ro t-slechtadur uile do
7832] Pátraic, & ro chengail Pátraic iat & ro phós, corub h- í-sin
7833] cét-lánumain ro pos in Tailgenn i nn-Eirinn amal airmid udair.
7834] ‘Ocus luach in posta’, ar Beineon Mor mac Aeda. ‘Rachaid um’,
7835] ar in ‘.i. ragha baile cacha tuaithe o Leic Lomenaig rissa
7836] raiter Luimnech, co Leic Essa Ruaid.’ ‘Ocus luag uait-si ina
7837] adhaig siút, a Patraic’, ar Beneoin, ‘do lucht in chuicid.’ ‘Do-bér
7838] immorro’, ar Pátraic, ‘.i. tri rig do gabail Eirenn uaithib,
7839] & rath Eirenn fo deired acco gan dibad.’ Ocus scribais Brogán
7840] na fácbala-sin do choiced Connacht, & scribais neoch tucad do
7841] Pátraic. Ocus ro fháeidur in lánamain-sin ind áidchi-sin ar
7842] feis leaptha & lám-déirgthi .i. Aed mac Muiredaig meic Findnachta
7843] & Aillenn Fhialchorcra ingen Buidb Deirg meic in Dagda.

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7844] Ocus ro eirig in co moch arnamairech, & ríg-lia cloiche
7845] ro bói ar in tulaig acco. Tuc in a druim rissin carthe &
7846] do fhiarfaig do Chailti: ‘Cid imma tucad Lia in Imracail ar in
7847] lia-so?’ ar se.

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7848] ‘Fecht n-aen da tangadur Meic Morna co Cuaill Chepain
7849] i nd-Echtge Connacht’, ar Cailti, ‘ac fogail & ac díbeirg ar Fhind
7850] & ar in Féin, & do-riachtamar-ne tri catha na Féine co mullach

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7851] t-Shleibe Cairnd tes i crich Corca Mruad, & ro bói ceist ac Find
7852] im dála Mac Morna .i. ní fhitir ind annsa Mumain bodes do-chuadar
7853] nó in sechu bothuaid í cuiced Connacht. Ocus adubairt
7854] Find rena dá mac féin dul a cuiced Muman d' fhis scel
7855] Mac Morna .i. Uillend & Cáince cona fhéin & cona foirind, &
7856] do chuir Aedan & Cathal, da mac rig Ulad, & da cét óclach
7857] maraen riu, i cúiced cháem- álaind Connacht d' fhis Clainde
7858] Morna
. Ocus ro badur dá mac rig Laigen ina fiad- naissi .i.
7859] Conla & Cellach a n- anmanna. Ocus tangadur-sin da cét óclach
7860] a n-degaid a comalta, & tar- raid cach ara cheile díb co rabadur
7861] ceithri cét óclach a n-aen- inad, & do-riachtadur chum inn inaid-
7862] sea
’, ar Cailte, ‘& do t-shirdis cach láe o Ath Colta co h-Ath
7863] m-Bercha
ac iarraid Mac Morna, & ticdis cach n-aidhchi conici
7864] seo. Ocus ba h-ingnad lé Find dala a muintire, uair ní tainic
7865] fis uaithib da indsaighid.’

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7866] ‘Ro eirgemar-ne tri catha na Féine & do fhuaramar slicht-lorg
7867] in t-shlóig romaind, & dar lind ba h-é slicht Chlainde Morna, &
7868] ro iad cach a laim a cheile umpu, & ro luath-marbad, etir gilla
7869] & óclach, na tri cét fer ro badur. Ocus ind uair thainic lá cona
7870] lán-shoillsi arnamairech is ann tucsat aichne ara muintir féin, &
7871] ro léicset annsin tri gaire mora eistib ic á cáinead a muintire
7872] ro marbsat a n-imrull, & adubairt Findg-lia cloiche d' iarraid
7873] ar in cethrur caem sin .i. air da mac rig Ulad & da mac rig
7874] Laigen. Ocus do eirgius-sa’, ar Cailte, ‘& Oissin co Raith Medba,
7875] risa raiter Raith Chaerech Medba isin tan-sa, & fuaramar in
7876] ríg-lia cloiche ann, & tuc- samar conici seo h-í, & ro t- sháidemar
7877] os chind na fer-sin annso.’

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7878] ‘Ad-rae buaid & bennachtain, a m' anum, a Chailti!’ ar in
7879] sluag uili, ‘is mor in fis & in faillsiugud fírinde do-beri duind
7880] ar cach ní {folio 146b1} fhiarfaigther dít.’ Ocus is desin atá
7881] Lia in Imracail ar in lia-so, d' imracal Fhind & na Féinde, cor'
7882] marbadur a muinter fein a richt Chlainde Morna.

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7883] IS annsin do-chuadur co Temraig, & ro indessetar mor
7884] d' fhis & d' fhir-eolus i fiadnaissi fer n-Eirenn .i. Cailte & Oissin,
7885] & ro lessaiged cach ní adubradur ac ollomnaib Eirenn.

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