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Traidisiúin Oíche Shamhna | Irish Halloween Traditions

Here is a video I put together of the customs associated with Halloween Oíche Shamhna /ee-ha how-na/. Foghlaimímis faoi Thraidisiúin Oíche Shamhna /foh-lem-ee-mish fwee hrad-ish-oo-in ee-ha how-na/ Let’s learn about Halloween traditions. Ceiliúrtar Oíche Shamhna ar an gcéad lá de mhí na Samhna.  /kel-oor-tur ee-ha how-na air on gayd law jeh vee nah sow-na/ Halloween …

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How to say “dance” in Irish

In this video, you can learn the various Irish words for dance and dancing. Both variations below are commonly used in everyday Irish. You will certainly not regret learning these words as they commonly come up not only on TV and radio but also in face-to-face conversations. damhsa/dow-sa/dance rince/rin-keh/dance Now, let’s use those words in …

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Irish Gaelic Grammar 101 | Lenition

Let’s learn what lenition is! Here is another instalment in our grammar series. This series focuses on helping you crack the code of the basics of Irish Gaelic grammar.  Lenition, also called aspiration, is known in Irish as séimhiú: séimhiú /shay-voo/lenition, aspiration Its function is to make speaking easier and also to make sentences more …

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How to say “community” in Irish

In this video, you’ll learn a very common word which is often associated with Irish society – community. pobal /pub-ell/ community Now, let’s use the word in a sentence: Fáilte go dtí an Pobal/falw-cha go gee an pub-ell /Welcome to the Community

How to say Happy Easter in Irish (Video)

With phonetic pronunciation: Happy Easter! (to one person) Beannachtaí na Cásca ort /Byan-okht-ee nah Kaw-skah ort/ Happy Easter! (to more than one person) Beannachtaí na Cásca oraibh /Byan-okht-ee nah Kaw-skah or-ee [or-uv]/