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How To Say the “Hail Mary” Prayer in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)


We’re always trying to find new types of content our audience is interested in. When we started creating video content on YouTube, we focused only on Irish Gaelic pronunciation, but as our subscribers (and blog readers) can see, we have begun tackling more complex phrases in Irish.

A few weeks ago we filmed and shared with you the “Our Father – The Lord’s Prayer” in Irish Gaelic, after which we showed you how to say in Irish Gaelic a children’s poem – “Bábóg Shíle”.

Today, we’re answering all the comments we received on our first Irish Gaelic prayer video. A lot of people asked us to make other videos such as that one. We want to tell those people that we’re keeping our promise, and we’ll be adding more video such as that one.

How To Say the “Hail Mary” Prayer in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

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How to say the Hail Mary in Irish Gaelic

Hail Mary
Fáilte an Aingil
/Fawl-chah on An-gil/
(The Angel’s Salutation)

Hail Mary,
Sé do bheatha, a Mhuire,
/Shay duh va-ha, ah Wir-reh/
full of grace
atá lán de ghrásta,
/ah-taw lawn jeh ghraw-stah/
The Lord is with thee.
Tá an Tiarna leat.
/Taw on Cheer-nah lyat/
Blessed art thou among women,
Is beannaithe thú idir mná,
/Iss ban-ih-ha hoo ih-jir mraw (mnaw)/
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Agus is beannaithe toradh do bhroinne; Íosa.
/Ah-guss iss ban-ih-ha tur-ah duh brin-eh; Ee-sa/

Holy Mary,
A Naomh-Mhuire,
/Ah Nayv-Wir-eh/
Mother of God,
a Mháthair Dé,
/ah Waw-her Jay/
pray for us sinners,
guigh orainn na peacaigh,
/gwee ur-in nah pak-ee/
now and at the hour of our death.
anois, agus ar uair ár mbáis.
/ah-nish, ah-guss air oor awr mawsh/

Dia duit! Siobhán here from Bitesize Irish Gaelic. I speak a Connaught dialect.

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