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Gein Branduib maic Echach ocus Aedáin maic Gabráin inso sís. (Author: [unknown])

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Gein Branduib maic Echach ocus Aedá in maic Gabráin inso sís.

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Eochu & Fælan mac Muredaig maic Oengusa maic Fedeilmid maic Enna maic Labrada maic Bresail Belaig maic Fiachach Baccida maic Cathair. Ro brog tra inti Fælan in n-Eochaid o thír dar muir i n-Albain, co m-bæ la Gabran mac nh-Domongairt maic Fergusa Moir maic Eircc maic Echach Muinremair.

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Bæ dano a ben i fail Echach .i. Feidelm ingen Fhedelmid Findleith maic Cobthaich maic Crimthaind maic Nathi maic Fiachrach. Torrach dano ben Echach & ba h-ed ben Gabrain. Maccach dano ben Echach & ingenach ben Gabhrain. Astuidet i n-oenaidchi. Da mac la mnai Echach & ingin la mnai Gabrain.

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‘Cid rucais, a ben Echach?’ ar ben Gabrain. ‘Failet da mac limm isunna’, ar ben Echach. ‘Failet lim-sa isunna dano di ingein, mar nach annom’, ar ben Gabrain. ‘No-m-thesaircg-se & tuc dam indara mac & beir h-uaim indara n-ingin. Mo mind oir & mo fhail, mo delgc & mo dechelt duit.’

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‘Atetha ani-sin’, ar Feidelm. Ocus ro adnacht Feidelm grainne n-oir fo slinnen & do bert uaidi am-mac & do bert ingin uaidi, co m-ba mac & ingen la cechtar n-æ.

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Baistiteir na maic ar thus & in da ingin iarum. Ocus at-bert in drui triasin mh-baithis: ‘Na bad nar lib-si, a mná, h-it emuin in da mac sa & it h-emuin in di ingin’. Ocus do bert Aed & Brandub foraib.


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Ro chomailit iarum h-i comaltus, cotoracht Eochaid mac Muiredaig dia thír & a mac leis & ro gab in mac sin rigi Lagen iar tain. Ro gab Aedan immorro rige n-Alban.

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Ba mor uall & borrfad Aidain. Do luid for sluagod i nh-Erinn do chosnam rige h-Érenn. Ar ba toich do .i. o senathair, o Chairpre Rigfhota mac Conaire Moir maic Etarsceoil maic Eogain maic Ailella Ain maic h-Ieir maic Dedaid maic Sin.

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Amlaid do thæt Aedan .i. co n-Albain & Bretnu & Saxsanu leis do inriud for h-Érind. Ocus do thæt co Laigniu do chuingid giall co Brandub. A mathair beo h-ifus ar a chind. Ocus do chuaid do chuingid chairdde co Aedán.

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Ocus as-bert si: ‘Orddan & tocad duit, a maic Gabrain! Ba coir dún fáilti frit fo daig t'athar & do mathar. Ocus in ticfa ar leth do immacallaim frim-sa?’ ‘Can don mnai?’ ar cach. ‘Mathair Branduib in sin’, ar Aedan. ‘Ar is caillech mo mathair-se,’ ar Aedan, ‘regma do acallaim na caillige aile’.

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‘In béo do máthair?’ ar si. ‘Béo écin’, ar Aedan. ‘Is bennachda dún. Dia ar a bethaid!’ ol sisi. ‘Cid co-ndn-uige, a chaillech?’ ‘Cairdde frim mac din chaur sa ar daig for cairddessa. Ar is Eochaid mac Muiredaig do athair & missi do máthair & Brandub do derbrathair. Ar ni bered ben Gabrain acht ingena & ni berind-se acht macco. Ocus ro chloechloichsem mac & ingen. Ocus fail uaim-si comartha innut .i. grainne óir bæ h-i cind mo deilge graiph fail fot slinnen chlé-su’. Ocus topacht in grainne ass & ro lín a lepaid isin deilgc.

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Do thæt Brandub do acallaim Aedain & fo gnit a cairddes do derbad. Comraichne & imairchissecht eturru ond uair sin.

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At-berat araili co m-bæ Aedan i l-Laignib, co n-dechas uad co h-Albain do imchomarcc a mathar & co ro-innissetar in da mnai do feib do rola a cairddes & amail ro chlaimchaiset chlainn .i. mac & ingen cechtar n-ai.

Finit.

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