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#As Gaeilge

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Coláiste Lurgan covering Rihanna as Gaeilge is just as good as you'd expect
# This Is What You Came For
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# This Is What You Came For

Coláiste Lurgan covering Rihanna as Gaeilge is just as good as you'd expect

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:10 PM 4,624 Views 5 Comments

A combination we never thought we’d hear.

Coláiste Lurgan's newest cover proves Adele sounds better as Gaeilge
# Dia Duit
From The Daily Edge
# Dia Duit

Coláiste Lurgan's newest cover proves Adele sounds better as Gaeilge

Sep 16th 2016, 6:09 PM 35,981 Views 9 Comments

Hello, tú ann?

10 times Twitter perfectly sum up the Irish language
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# As Gaeilge

10 times Twitter perfectly sum up the Irish language

Sep 3rd 2016, 1:00 PM 9,452 Views 1 Comment

So many vowels…

11 times a fada makes all the difference
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# As Gaeilge

11 times a fada makes all the difference

Jul 17th 2016, 11:00 AM 6,101 Views 2 Comments

In the name of the fada.

13 times Tumblr was so right about learning Irish
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# As Gaeilge

13 times Tumblr was so right about learning Irish

Jun 15th 2016, 1:21 PM 7,725 Views 0 Comments

“And suddenly, a car hit me.”

Fancy working in Brussels? The EU is now hiring more than 60 Irish translators
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Fancy working in Brussels? The EU is now hiring more than 60 Irish translators

Jun 9th 2016, 12:45 PM 23,209 Views 117 Comments

The salary starts at over €4300 a month.

8 perfect Irish words and phrases English just can't match
# The Irish For
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# The Irish For

8 perfect Irish words and phrases English just can't match

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 11,925 Views 2 Comments

There’s a word for ‘one of those visits that goes on way too long’.

14 essential facts of life for people with a name as Gaeilge
# In The Name Of The Fada
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# In The Name Of The Fada

14 essential facts of life for people with a name as Gaeilge

May 31st 2016, 1:10 PM 6,127 Views 6 Comments

It’s an, eh, adventure.

Anyone with a fada in their name will relate to this Irish girl's struggles with Three
# In The Name Of The Fada
From The Daily Edge
# In The Name Of The Fada

Anyone with a fada in their name will relate to this Irish girl's struggles with Three

May 30th 2016, 9:58 PM 10,503 Views 4 Comments

“You must provide a valid last name.”

16 times Tumblr perfectly summed up the Irish language
# As Gaeilge
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# As Gaeilge

16 times Tumblr perfectly summed up the Irish language

Apr 29th 2016, 1:07 PM 24,997 Views 5 Comments

It’s a mad language, so it is.

A bunch of students have created the 'world's first' porn magazine as Gaeilge
# What The Fliuch
From The Daily Edge
# What The Fliuch

A bunch of students have created the 'world's first' porn magazine as Gaeilge

Apr 6th 2016, 1:51 PM 22,274 Views 7 Comments

And I thought to myself, what the Fliuch?

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?
# Lamha Trasna
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# Lamha Trasna

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?

Apr 1st 2016, 6:00 PM 20,807 Views 9 Comments

It’s time for round two!

9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good
# Hiopstar
# Hiopstar

9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good

Mar 21st 2016, 9:24 PM 47,152 Views 69 Comments

Cálslá. CÁLSLÁ!

9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good
# Hiopstar
From The Daily Edge
# Hiopstar

9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good

Mar 21st 2016, 5:25 PM 16,473 Views 7 Comments

Cálslá. CÁLSLÁ!

8 delightful Irish words and phrases that English could never match
# The Irish For
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# The Irish For

8 delightful Irish words and phrases that English could never match

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 40,157 Views 2 Comments

‘A place with an abundance of seagulls’.

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish

Dec 25th 2015, 2:00 PM 12,830 Views 11 Comments

“An shifteálfá mo chara? … Cad fúmsa mar sin?”

11 gas tweets only people that speak Irish will get
# As Gaeilge
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# As Gaeilge

11 gas tweets only people that speak Irish will get

Nov 26th 2015, 6:07 PM 51,180 Views 9 Comments

Excellent.

TG4's new dating show is basically a real-life version of Horse Outside
# Pioc Do Ride
# Pioc Do Ride

TG4's new dating show is basically a real-life version of Horse Outside

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:34 PM 21,293 Views 18 Comments

Fitzi drives a Mitzi…

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole
# In Irish Please
# In Irish Please

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 18,700 Views 34 Comments

This closes the loophole for future cases but the status of previous tickets remains unclear

Can You Guess The Meaning Of These Old Irish Names?
# What's In A Name
From The Daily Edge
# What's In A Name

Can You Guess The Meaning Of These Old Irish Names?

Aug 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,655 Views 2 Comments

Do you know your Diarmuids from your Tadhgs? Take this quiz and find out.

Ros na Rún actor dies at the age of 71
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Ros na Rún actor dies at the age of 71

Jul 11th 2015, 1:30 PM 17,478 Views 17 Comments

Diarmuid Mac An Adhastair was known for playing ‘loveable rogue’ Séamus Mhicil Tom on the programme.

That 'other referendum' could bridge a gap between the Irish and English versions of our Constitution
# Opinion
# Opinion

That 'other referendum' could bridge a gap between the Irish and English versions of our Constitution

May 19th 2015, 8:03 AM 263 Views 33 Comments

Given the significant gap that currently exists in the translation of Bunreacht na hÉireann, there is a good reason to pass this second referendum.

Only two of 32 councils are fully complying with laws to provide services in Irish
# Fail
# Fail

Only two of 32 councils are fully complying with laws to provide services in Irish

May 14th 2015, 8:29 AM 12,378 Views 66 Comments

Donegal and Laois county councils were the only bodies fully compliant.

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Apr 14th 2015, 7:53 AM 22,825 Views 42 Comments

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

Here's how to chat about Game of Thrones, as Gaeilge
# Got
From The Daily Edge
# Got

Here's how to chat about Game of Thrones, as Gaeilge

Apr 13th 2015, 7:30 PM 2,460 Views 2 Comments

Prepare yourself, GoT chat is coming…

7 Irish words and phrases that English just can't match
# As Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# As Gaeilge

7 Irish words and phrases that English just can't match

Apr 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 30,888 Views 3 Comments

A tense silence? “The slumber of the sneaky pig.”

An 5 rud a tharlaíonn nuair a labhraíonn tú Gaeilge in Éirinn
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

An 5 rud a tharlaíonn nuair a labhraíonn tú Gaeilge in Éirinn

Mar 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 526 Views 56 Comments

(Psst… there’s an as bearla version in here too).

I Can't Make You Love Me as Gaeilge will make you feel all patriotic
# Swoon
From The Daily Edge
# Swoon

I Can't Make You Love Me as Gaeilge will make you feel all patriotic

Mar 16th 2015, 9:36 AM 4,268 Views 2 Comments

This is just lovely.

What if we spoke about learning English like we do about Irish?
# As Bearla
From The Daily Edge
# As Bearla

What if we spoke about learning English like we do about Irish?

Mar 13th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,065 Views 1 Comment

Walk in pairs… housewife…. lunch.

This sketch encapsulates every single 'gritty' TG4 drama ever
# Gaeilge Abu
From The Daily Edge
# Gaeilge Abu

This sketch encapsulates every single 'gritty' TG4 drama ever

Mar 9th 2015, 1:45 PM 3,280 Views 0 Comments

“Cá bhfuil…na drugaí?”

Here's how you say 'YOLO' in Irish
# As Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# As Gaeilge

Here's how you say 'YOLO' in Irish

Mar 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 11,130 Views 1 Comment

Sound down with the kids as Gaeilge.

Can You Match The Irish Place Name To Its Weird Literal Meaning?
# Horse's Hole
From The Daily Edge
# Horse's Hole

Can You Match The Irish Place Name To Its Weird Literal Meaning?

Feb 21st 2015, 8:15 PM 15,347 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Plague Pit from your Arse-To-The-Wind?

"10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language"
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

"10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language"

Jan 28th 2015, 7:33 PM 10,637 Views 96 Comments

According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…

"Lastóir agat?" New sticker campaign hopes to help you learn (rude) Irish on the loo
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# Learnontheloo

"Lastóir agat?" New sticker campaign hopes to help you learn (rude) Irish on the loo

Jan 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 7,350 Views 3 Comments

Now you can ask for a selfie, in Irish.

Did you know there are 100 ways to say 'How are you?' as Gaeilge?
# Conas Atá Tú
From The Daily Edge
# Conas Atá Tú

Did you know there are 100 ways to say 'How are you?' as Gaeilge?

Dec 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,571 Views 5 Comments

‘Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú?’ is but one of MANY.

Christmas card addressed as Gaeilge arrives safely in Italy
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From The Daily Edge
# An Iodail

Christmas card addressed as Gaeilge arrives safely in Italy

Dec 18th 2014, 3:30 PM 5,368 Views 5 Comments

Nollaig shona.

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!
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# Is Maith Liom

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!

Dec 11th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,878 Views 87 Comments

More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.

Can You Translate the Irish Village Name to English?
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# As Gaeilge

Can You Translate the Irish Village Name to English?

Nov 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 43,459 Views 63 Comments

Take our quiz.

Dara Ó Briain completely owned this Twitter bigot by speaking Irish
# Twitter Wars
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# Twitter Wars

Dara Ó Briain completely owned this Twitter bigot by speaking Irish

Oct 31st 2014, 12:06 PM 17,189 Views 15 Comments

Beautifully done.

Taylor Swift refused to speak Irish because she thought it was rude
# Conas Atá Tú
From The Daily Edge
# Conas Atá Tú

Taylor Swift refused to speak Irish because she thought it was rude

Oct 28th 2014, 2:30 PM 14,734 Views 8 Comments

She was NOT impressed.