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Agus Arís Eile (Ag Comhaireamh Linn) Posted by on Jun 30, 2011

(le Róislín) One last fling perhaps at counting réaltaí agus riabha before we move on to ábhair eile.  Can you match the following descriptions with the specific state that was added to create the new design? All of the descriptions concern the cúinneán, since the machaire stays the same, always with trí riabh déag, siombail…

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Agus Riabha (Cuid a Dó de “Réaltaí agus Riabha”) Posted by on Jun 23, 2011

(le Róislín) To continue with our theme of “Réaltaí agus Riabha,” let’s now look at the possible words for “stripes.”  There are a number of possibilities, and none of them is really etched in stone for our use here, since they’re all given as an attempt, somewhat speculative, to translate the phrase “Stars and Stripes…

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Stella, Étoile, Estrella, Stea … Réalta! Posted by on Jun 20, 2011

(le Róislín) Sandwiched between Lá na Brataí (an American holiday celebrated on June 14th) and Lá na Saoirse (4 Iúil) might be a good time to talk about “réaltaí agus riabha” (stars and stripes).  So we’ll take a sos (break) from the díochlaontaí for a while, and address, first, the “réalta” component.  The “riabha” will…

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