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Animals in Irish Posted by on Jan 21, 2022

Dia dhaoibh! Did you know the the Irish word for wolf is ‘mac tíre‘ which translates as ‘son of the land’? Next time you watch Game of Thrones (which was largely filmed in Ireland) and think of the wolves (or dire wolves) roaming around the Kingsroad (aka the Dark Hedges) you can reflect on why…

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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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