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Ten Ways to Say “Bravo” in Irish (using Ceol, Gairm, Beannacht, Fáinne, etc.) Posted by on Feb 18, 2016

(le Róislín) Music lovers at a classical music concert will probably wait politely until the very end to call out “Bravo!” or “Brava!” during the applause.  But in the realm of Irish folk music, short phrases of encouragement are often used during the song or tune, offering encouragement to the performer.  They can all be…

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Cén Séasúr? (Which Season?): Geimhreadh, Earrach, Samhradh, Fómhar Posted by on Mar 26, 2014

(le Róislín) Since we’ve just finished going over the Irish word for “spring” (as a season), I thought it would be fun practice to try some fill-in-the-blanks with the different seasons.  Here’s a quick review before we start. geimhreadh [GyEV-ruh, OR, GEE-ruh, OR, GyEV-roo, with the “mh” pronounced like a “v” and the “d” silent]…

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Lá Gairmithe Riaracháin: 21 Aibreán 2010 Posted by on Apr 21, 2010

I Meiriceá bíonn Lá Gairmithe Riaracháin ar an gCéadaoin i lár Sheachtain Gairmithe Riaracháin.  Is í seachtain deireanach Aibreáin Seachtain Gairmithe Riaracháin (Administrative Professionals’ Week).  Bunaíodh é sa bhliain 1952 (abair: naoi déag caoga a dó). Sin ráite agam, caithfidh mé a admháil nach bhfuil mórán iomrá cloiste agam ar an ábhar seo (i nGaeilge)!…

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