>> Feachtus tra do Diarmaid mac Cerbaill oc tomailt fheisi na Temrach, Mugain ingen
Concraid meic Duach di Eoganacht Chaisil fora laim .i. mathair Aeda meic Diarmada.
Then once Diarmaid (was) eating (at) the feast of Tara, Mugain the daughter of Conchrad
mac Duach of (the) Caisel Eoganacht at his hand, the mother of Aed mac Diarmaid.
feachtus -- variant of 'fechtas..journey, expedition...turn, time, occasion...once'
tra- looks like 'trá...then, so, indeed...however'
tomailt -- verbal noun of 'do-meil...wearing away, consuming..act of consuming food or
feis -- verbal noun of do-foaid...spending the night, sleeping..cohabitation...entertainment
for the night, food, supper ...a feast, festival
Comments welcome, Liz
>There is a parallel passage in Egerton 1782, for which I think we have to
>rely on O'Grady's transcription in Silva Gadelica at page 74.25f. He has:
>Fechtas do Diarmait i Temraig oc fledugud . Mugain ingen Concraidh mheic
>Duach do Eoghanacht chaissil for a láim .i. máthair Aedha mheic Diarmata .