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794. Do thuit aonchrann Insi Fail $
Length: middling 29 3/4 qq
Certainty: 5
Period:
  1. 16th ult
  2. 17th early)
Areas:
  1. Connacht
Classes:
  1. miscell. felled whitethorn tree
Manuscripts:
  1. RIA 1387 (23/0/78) Uill.R.MacCoitir 1723
  2. RIA 3(23/L/17) S.OMurch. na Raith. 1744
Motifs:
  1. Dindshenchas
  2. use of place-names for ornament
  3. allusions to Fiannaigheacht
  4. landscape
  5. music
  6. aonach ?
Poet Christian Names:
  1. Domhnall Caoch (RIA 1387, 3)
Poet Surnames:
  1. O hUiginn
Patron Christian Names:
  1. sname only
Patron Surnames:
  1. O Conchobhair Ruadh
Apologue Subclasses:
  1. how Sceithin na gCeann got its name
Meter Vars:
  1. RannMhor
Poem:

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Do thuit aonchrann Inse Fáil

[RIA 1387 (23/O/78), 62]

Domhnall Caoch O hUigin[n]

[Rannaíocht Mhór, Dán Díreach]


1 Do thuit aonchrand Indsi Fáil

don indsi fa haonchrand seoil

gach aird do fechaind san tír

do-chind on [leg. an?] realtaind aird eoil.

2 A-ta ann o aimsir Fhind

an crand-sin fa crand d’I(o)bh Cuind

o tarla crín tar an ccoill

ga briogh cruind Bhanbha dho bhoing.

3 “Scethín na ccend” an crand úd

crand sáorr (d)o bhfei[c]thi gach fód

craobhdos rer samhla gach sead

geag dho chlaonnros amhra óg.

4 On sceithin fa dubhach dúin

gach tulach bhreicmhín go Boind

do-chín[n] a bh(f)ail[e] ina mbín[n]

’s do-chín[n] tir Hi Mhaine mhoir.

5 Do-chí[nn] ni lium-sa nach lean

go síghmadh Segsa fa sliabh

is Cruacha ceardcha na righ

’s na tuatha um rígh Neanta a-niar.

6 Do-chiu [leg. do-chínn?] inis aibhind Fhail

da mailind far minic sluaig

don mhag-sin na muidhedh mín

do-chi(dh)[nn] oirer Uisnig uaim.

7 An tulach da bfei[c]thí an fond

far sccuthadh sceithín na ccend

dubhach aga siubal sind

tulach Fhind idhan dob fearr.

8 Learg bhraonach na tulca isuind/isaind (?)as

fa urcra ar claonadh a cruind

mana tuirsi fa cró Cuind

mo suim an croind-si ’na caill.

9 Crann tarla os tulaig na bFian

budh cumhain fan mBanbha a brón

slat bharrghlas fa mbíth gach aon

craobh fríth a Parrthas a pór.

10 Do fhágaibh Caoilti fan chrand

ag Padraig mha[o]iti na mind

oighdhe sgeoil do léigedh leam

geall re deanam eoil ar Fhiond.

11 Fiond mac Cumhaill [..] ceill mbuirb

nar (fhuiling) fulaing don chleir a chailg

fan ccraind-sin do shoighi(dh) a sheilg

ar leirg (nduilledh na thaibhsigh) ndoire n-aibhsidh n-aird.

12 Fiond (i)na comhnaidhe fan ccruibh [leg. ccraoibh?]

os ciond an longmhaidhe láin

ar suighe(th) gach áim [leg. aoin?] da fheinn

o Shleibh Uire go Buill [leg. Baoill?] mbáin.

13 Fiadh sidha ar nar bfeas a ríla

do-chi(th) re sleasaibh na slógh

a gleannaibh táidhe do triall

fiadh go mbeannaibh áille dh’ór.

14 Eirgid an fhiand os gach aird

don fhiadh do eiridh fan leirg

an laochraigh ghlan ’na mbhroinr mbuirb

a (cur) car luirg tsaotraig[h] dha sheilg.

15 Siad ar chaitheamh a crand tais

an fhiand ann nar fhaitech leis

do-choidh fa dhlaoi ga tám ris

do bhris lán chaoi an gach ceis.

16 Tug an damh taobhsheang on toir

gan enchenn air gha da ngaibh

ar fhromha[dh] Fhind guna fheind

fa shleibh Chind Choradh do-cháid.

17 Sgel é darb ionleanta uam

tar eis imthechta dhon fhiadh

fan muine callbhán ar clodh

lomnán do bhrón uile an fhíand.

18 On cruibh [leg. craoibh?] nir atharredh Fiond

gur hatcuiredh fa taom trom

d’feinn Fhind ar aontulaig and

cind na ccrand creacht(rer)domhuin coir. (leg. corr?)

19 “Sgeithin na cceand” ris an ccraoibh

a-derdaois gach dream ’na ndiaidh

la leoin gacha fir a féil

ag sin céill ar sgeoil fan sgiaig.

20 Ionnsa an chraobh fa ccolladh Fiond [63]

nochar tolladh re taobh trom

nuaibhile da nar bhean barr

crand sean guaillidhe Goll.s

21 Gan seilg ag claind Ronain réidh

fa leirg fhotbháin an chruind caoimh

da mairig [leg. -eadh] Caoilte cliath áigh

do bhiadh gáir chá[o]inte fan ccraoibh.

22 Da mairegh Goll na nglac dtrean

is mac Gara na ccorrn gclaon

uch uch ni buigean gan bron

mór ccruth ar cuired an craobh.

23 ’Na (sgur) sgor fa “sgeithín na cceand”

do bhedaís o bhun go barr

uimi sin as losgadh (leam) liom

nach fuil Fionn na Osgar and.

24 [......................................] cuach

ar n-éan(abhar)adhbhar broin go brach

cian bhus cumhain an crand sciach

dall [ciach?] da chumhaig ar chách.

25 Ar taobh na tulcha-so thíar

mo cumtach-sa fa craobh críon

seanoir na coille dha claon

craobh do-roinde dearóil díom.

26 Ni fheachaim ar crand na eir craoibh

tres an ccrann nocha [leg. ní] deanaim deoir

indsa trá(th) sgar[t]hain rer sciaigh

marthain ’na diaidh as lá leoin.

27 An tulach-so tarla eir faill

damhna na cumha(d)-so ó gCuind

mor ccomhdhail is cumhain lind

fan ttulaidh fhind clodhbháin gcuirr.

28 Mor la dho bhadar fa bhuaidh

trágad is gnáith da gach glóir

fuineadhaigh fa a maothbharr min

aoncrand tsíl Muireadhaig Móir.

29 Craobh crion fana deorach dúinn

do-niodh eolas da gach aon

do rochuir go saobh gach slóg

mor ngaoth rer chatha[i]g[h] an chraobh.

30 Slat risa mbiodh gaoth a glicc

gan mac righ gan laoch nar loit

gan labhur do chach fa cruitt

falamh cnuic on ttur [leg. tráth?] do thuit. Finit