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An seinneann tú an pianó? An giotár? Uirlis eile? (musical instruments in Irish) Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

(le Róislín) In the last four blogs, we’ve practiced sentences like “I’m playing the fiddle” or “Mickey Hart is playing the drums.”  Anois, cad fútsa?  An seinneann tusa aon uirlis cheoil?  An fhidil?  An pianó?  An giotár?  Na drumaí? In the previous four blogs, most of our sentences used the phrase “ag seinm,” which meant…

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Speaking of Pigeons (Colúir) Posted by on Dec 14, 2013

(le Róislín) I’ll leave journalists Sean Dunne (IrishCentral) and Liz Alderman (New York Times) to “squabble” over the accuracy of the recent reference in the New York Times to “pigeon-eating” in Ireland.  But it does seem to me like a good opportunity to explore the related Irish vocabulary (naisc do na hailt thíos).  So we’ll…

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