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Traveling Posted by on May 31, 2021

Haigh, a chairde! As more and more people get vaccinated, it seems as if travel this summer is back on the table. So if you are planning a summer time trip to Ireland, check out some travel related vocabulary below. Hello (initial greeting, lit. God to you) – Dia duit Hello (in response, lit. God…

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An aimsir chaite – The past tense Posted by on May 20, 2021

An aimsir chaite – The past tense The past tense is used to denote a single event in the past. In English, we typically add ‘ed’ to the end of the verb to form the past. In Irish it is also formed from the verb stem alone, with some additions. When the verb begins with…

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