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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Gaeilge

All time
# suil eile
11 reasons why TG4 is actually the best channel on Irish television
Cláir teilifíse den scoth.
# grá don ghaeilge
Over 2.3 million language learners have signed up for Irish lessons on Duolingo
It’s estimated that almost a quarter of all Duolingo users are resident in Ireland.
# the irish for
11 reasons why The Irish For is the most delightful Twitter account in Ireland
<3
# the irish for
13 excellent ways to insult someone as Gaeilge
Is smuigín thú! (You’re a snot-nosed brat. Yeah you.)
# Gaeltacht Minister
Irish language groups (and broadcasters) aren't happy with Heather Humphreys
The Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs has refused to meet with some Irish-language organisations for the past three years.
# all those vowels
10 struggles that are too real for people with surnames as Gaeilge
Spell ‘Ó Flaithbheartaigh’ right the first time. We dare you.
# cluiche an coronach
'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge
The first book has just been released in Irish and there is much fun to be found in its pages.
# IMRAM 2016
A Czech Gaeilgeoir tells us why people should go to this Irish-language festival
A performance of Cluiche na Corónach, an Irish-language translation of Game of Thrones, is also planned as part of the literature festival.
Voices
'We just want to speak our own language, in our own country'
After the news last week that a barman left his job after he was banned from speaking Irish, Aodhán Ó Deá says he has also experienced negative reactions when he has spoken as Gaeilge.
# go rabbit meth
This Sky Sports News presenter tried to read Gaeilge on air and it did not go well
Poor lamb.
# go rabbit meth
This Sky Sports News presenter tried to read some Irish on air and it did not go well
‘I can’t read that’.
# In the name of the Fada
This Irish girl managed to get Three to sort out their 'no fadas' policy
VICTORY!
# In the name of the Fada
14 essential facts of life for people with a name as Gaeilge
It’s an, eh, adventure.
# Gas Craic
17 times Irish people proved Gaeilge is the funniest language
Ar fheabhas.
# Gaeilge
11 times a fada makes all the difference
In the name of the fada.
# As Gaeilge
16 times Tumblr perfectly summed up the Irish language
It’s a mad language, so it is.
# mblíp mblíp
8 Irish words and phrases that English just can't match
There’s a word for ‘trying to talk while bawling crying’.
# is maith liom
This sketch perfectly sums up the struggle of the Irish Leaving Cert oral
For the person who goes in without a clue.
# lamha trasna
How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?
It’s time for round two!
# hiopstar
9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good
Cálslá. CÁLSLÁ!
# hiopstar
9 Irish language translations that are so bad they're good
Cálslá. CÁLSLÁ!
# memes na Gaeilge
Irish people in this Facebook group have come up with a gas Gaeilge meme
And now they’re popping up everywhere.
# lost in translation
Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed
The government has been given until 21 March to translate an almost 12-year-old act into Irish.
# an-tayto ar fad
Tayto are launching a Paddy's Day packet of crisps in a tricolour bag
Pure Irishness in every bite…
# dia duit Mr Tayto
Every Irish person abroad is going to want this bag of Tayto as Gaeilge
That’s cáise agus oiniúin to you.
# the irish for
8 delightful Irish words and phrases that English could never match
‘A place with an abundance of seagulls’.
# ag smaoineamh os ard
Ed Sheeran has recorded his song Thinking Out Loud as Gaeilge
Maith an buachaill!
# ag smaoineamh os ard
Ed Sheeran has recorded his song Thinking Out Loud as Gaeilge
Maith an buachaill!
# gaschaint
12 times the Irish words for things were truly delightful
The seapáinis. Great bunch of lads.
# mammy's car
Here's the mortifying moment a lad chose a car service over a date on Pioc Do Ride
Irish dating in 2015, everyone.
# pioc do ride
TG4's new dating show is basically a real-life version of Horse Outside
Fitzi drives a Mitzi…
# mila buíochas
11 puns every Gaeilgeoir will enjoy
Is mise le meas.
# lamha trasna
How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?
Lámh, lámh eile, a haon, a dó…
# gaelicked into shape
A Gaelic grammar blunder means this sign reads 'Welcome to Penis Island'
ALL ABOARD THE FERRY TO PENIS ISLAND!
# léigh anois go curamach
Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job
It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.
# say it right
9 word pronunciations Irish people need the world to know about
Take note, world.
# dia duit
11 things we all said in our Irish oral and what we actually meant
It’s time to relive the trauma.
# thug life
11 jokes and references only people who learned Irish will get
Is mise Bart Simpson. Tá mo chraiceann buí.
Voices
Do we care enough about Irish to keep it alive?
I have next to no Irish and I’m embarrassed by that… yet I don’t think I’ll ever learn.
# lost in translation
YouTube absolutely mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address
YouTube doesn’t understand Gaeilge.