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? Rose Naomi O’Brey I am hoping that one day I shall visit Ireland… My short answer for this post “Why am I learning Irish? (Cén fáth a bhfuil tú ag foghlaim Gaeilge?)” would be as follows: I am hoping that one day I shall visit Ireland andContinue reading “Why are you learning Irish?”