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How to say “Internet Cat Video Festival” in Irish (i nGaeilge) Posted by on Nov 7, 2014

(le Róislín) Before we completely move on from Oíche Shamhna and cait or cait dhubha to ceiliúradh na Nollag and carúil, let’s linger over one more cat topic. In fact, I wish I had known about it earlier. Not that I probably would have made it to Minnesota for the Internet Cat Video Festival 2014…

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‘Cats’, ‘of the cats,’ ‘black cats’ and related phrases in Irish Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

(le Róislín) Who says that cait dhubha aren’t “gleoite”? There are all kinds of pisreoga about them being or bringing bad luck, and I’ve heard that people are reluctant to adopt them from shelters. But there’s no reason that having a cat dubh should be any different than having a cat of any other color…

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Cats Galore in Irish (Cait, Caitíní, Piscíní, Pisíní, srl.) Posted by on Dec 4, 2013

(le Róislín) I suppose I should have saved this blog for National Cat Day (29 Deireadh Fómhair 2014; naisc thíos) but coming swift on the heels of the recent “caitín gleoite caillte sa spás amuigh” blog (thanks to Miley Cyrus’s recent CGI imagery), I couldn’t resist taking the plunge. So how many different ways are…

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