ElderDog Canada

Bhí fonn orm alt a scríobh don bhlog seo le tamall beag anuas. Ach, ní raibh a fhios agam cad a scríobh faoi.  Ansin, ar maidin, fuair mé ríomhphost agus d’aimsigh mé é!  Ba mhaith liom scríobh faoi ElderDog Canada.   Is carthanacht é ElderDog a chabhraíonnn le seandaoine a gcuid mhadraí a choinneáil abhaile.  NaContinue reading “ElderDog Canada”

D’éirigh mé sa theach le ceol

le Susan Wright D’éirigh mé sa theach le ceol; foinn traidisiúnta Gaeilge. (Le déanaí, fhuair mé oideachas faoi fonn v. amhrán!) Sheinn m’athair an fhidil agus bhí sé beag cáil aige leis. Thaitin liom an ceol, ach ní roimh mé an tiomanta foghlaithe aon uirlis, nó aon rince. Rince mé, ach níl go maith; nílContinue reading “D’éirigh mé sa theach le ceol”

Seanfhocal

Is minic (often) a rinne (made) bromach (colt) gioblach (ragged) capall (horse) cumasach (talented). (Many a ragged colt made a noble horse.) We use “capall” for one horse and “capaill” for more than one. Is maith leat capaill. (You like horses.) An equivalent proverb in English would be : “Do not judge by appearance, aContinue reading “Seanfhocal”

Why are you learning Irish?

Cén fath a bhfuil tú ag foghlaim Gaeilge? Writings and thoughts from learners of Gaeilge. For the most part, this is their work without corrections and the Gaeilge may have errors. But it answers the most common question that we get in Nova Scotia: Why are you learning Irish? Rose Naomi O’Brey I am hopingContinue reading “Why are you learning Irish?”