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The Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of ‘an tSamhraidh’ — how to say ‘summer’ in Irish Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

(le Róislín) Since we just finished talking about the “lazy hazy crazy” days of summer in the most recent blogpost, this might be a good time to look closer at the Irish word for summer itself, “samhradh.” Like most Irish nouns, it has a variety of forms, including: samhraidh, shamhraidh, tsamhraidh, tsamhradh, and, in the plural…

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Cén Ghaeilge atá ar “lazy hazy crazy”? Posted by on Jul 15, 2016

(le Róislín) Lár an tsamhraidh atá ann.  So it seems like a good time to pick three keywords from Nat King Cole’s “The Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer” and see what they’d be in Irish.  Not that they’re going to have the clever (-azy-azy-azy) rhyme scheme of the song, but still, vocab is vocab…

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