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Séimhiú agus Urú agus an Áit inar Rugadh Thú (Saying Where You Were Born in Irish) Posted by on Jul 28, 2018

(le Róislín) Since we’ve recently been talking about how to say where you were born, I thought a little more practice might be welcome.  The graphic above shows a variety of combinations of place names, Irish and non-Irish, and the changes that occur when you use the word “in” with the place names.  Remember, the…

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Cé a chuaigh ó Éirinn go dtí an India ar rothar (Which Irish cyclist went from Ireland to India by bike) agus ar an ábhar sin, cén Ghaeilge atá ar ‘full tilt’? Posted by on May 15, 2018

(le Róislín) Recently, we’ve had several blogposts on “airde an chompáis” (Thuaidh, Theas, Thoir, Thiar).  One of the most dramatic examples I know of that involved “going east” (ag dul soir) and “coming from the west” (ag teacht aniar) is Dervla Murphy’s amazing account of her 1963 bicycle journey entitled Full Tilt: Ireland to India…

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