Historical Irish Corpus
1600 - 1926

Anecdota from Irish MSS. II. Sgél ingnadh and so for Maelosdan.

Title
Anecdota from Irish MSS. II. Sgél ingnadh and so for Maelosdan.
Author(s)
Ní fios,
Compiler/Editor
Pléimeann, Seán (Fleming, John)
Composition Date
1891
Publisher
Connradh na Gaedhilge

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Poetry/Prose
1600 1926

ANECDOTA FROM IRISH MSS.



II.



Scél ingnadh and so for Maelosdan.



R.I.A., D. 4. 2. fo. 50b, I (A.D. 1300).



Cerbald mac Timpain arlár doroine
imirghi, co ro léiccset arlár a chesach i far-
radh na fairrge, co fúair gilla díbh tur-
chairthi ingnadh isin tráigh 'na farradh .i. muir-
lan glas cruind mór ocus gan doras fair
itir, acht 'na certle comchruind. Beridh in
gilla lais hé ocus cuiridh ar uachtar na cesach
ocus tendaidh gat tairis co cruaidh. Is ann
atcúalatar in guth mór isin tráigh cétna,
ocus is edh so atbert: Maelosdan! Mael-
osdan! Ro fhregair in certle mór isin
inadh a raibh, ar bélaibh na cesach, ocus is edh
isbert ó ghuth mór eile .i. Uarchraidhe!
Uarchraidhe! Is ann sin didu ro tharraing
in cesaigh co raibhi druim dar ais, ocus ro
mhinaigh in gat ro bhói tairis féin, ocus dochú-
aidh 'na rith do druim dar ais coricce in inadh


L. 89


asa tucadh, ocus dochúaidh fan fairrge. Conidh
ann atcúalatar lucht in baile gáir mór isin
fairrge .i. muinter Maelosdain ac fáilte
fris. Conadh ingnadh mór la cach in scél sin.

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