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Vocabulary Round-up for Féilte agus Feiseanna agus Laethe Speisialta na Feabhra: Fill in the Blanks Posted by on Feb 5, 2018

(le Róislín)  Here are some of the vocabulary words to accompany the most recent blog (nasc thíos) and some practice for each one.  Watch out for all the small changes that happen in Irish: initial consonant mutation, genitive case endings, plural endings, etc.  Remember that a lot of these phrases have the word “of” in…

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Féilte agus Feiseanna agus Laethe Speisialta i mí Feabhra: Fill in the Blanks Posted by on Jan 31, 2018

(le Róislín) How many holidays or festivals or special event days can you name for February?  And how many can you name in Irish? Today’s blogpost offers a list of dates (liosta dátaí) for February  with columns for the names of the event or holiday in English and space to write the Irish name.   The…

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An Spórt Oilimpeach Is Fearr Leat? Buanna Do Thírese? Posted by on Aug 1, 2012

(le Róislín) An maith leat a bheith ag breathnú ar na Cluichí Oilimpeacha?  (Do you like watching the Olympics?, lit. Do you like to be watching the Olympic Games?) Seo cúpla freagra: Is maith [iss mah], yes Ní maith [nee mah], no You could even wax a little more eloquent and say:  Is breá liom…

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Cóiriú Gruaige Tírghrách Venus Williams: Dearg, Bán, Gorm Posted by on Jul 30, 2012

(le Róislín) Here we just finished discussing “dearg, bán, agus gorm” for 4 (An Ceathrú Lá) Iúil (Lá na Saoirse i Meiriceá), when these three colors come swishing through the air again!  This time they aren’t attached to a crann brataí, but to ceann Véineas Nic Liam, or, as she’s usually known, Venus Williams, sna Cluichí…

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