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Na Cluichí Oilimpeacha ó A go Z (An Olympics Alphabet in Irish) Posted by on Aug 16, 2016

(le Róislín) Since de réir aibítre is a fun and convenient way to look at the information about almost any topic, I figured an A to Z guide to the Olympics would be a useful and timely blogpost. Tricky thing, though, is that 8 letters of the English alphabet are not traditionally part of aibítir…

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In Áit na mBonn: Cúig Bhonn d’Éirinn sna Cluichí Oilimpeacha Posted by on Aug 12, 2012

(le Róislín) We all know the results of the 2012 Olympics by now, and Ireland’s impressive showing.  Let’s try a little Irish vocabulary based on Olympic themes and honoring an cúigéar buaiteoirí boinn ó Éirinn. First let’s match them with their sport (freagraí thíos, mar is gnách): Boinn Lúthchleasaithe 1. bonn óir a. Paddy Barnes…

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Cluiche Meaitseála faoi na Cluichí Oilimpeacha (An Olympics Matching Game) Posted by on Jul 27, 2012

(le Róislín) Bhuel, the season is upon us, Cluichí Oilimpeacha 2012.  So this is a good time to practice various words related to “Olympic” itself. First, let’s consider what the word “Olympic” itself means, going back the original Gréigis.  Yes, we have “Sliabh Oilimpeas” and “Oilimpia,” an mhachaire sa Ghréig where the games used to…

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