Are you planning to visit Ireland? How about using a couple of words of the Irish language on the locals? Jody Halsted joins Eoin again, sharing her top tips on how to introduce some Irish conversation when speaking with the locals.
What you’ll hear
- The best ways to introduce some Irish language into conversation when you’re in Ireland, even if you only have a couple of words
- The positive reaction you’ll get in Ireland from speaking Irish (Gaelic) to them
Mentioned in the show
- Ireland Family Vacations.com (we recommend checkout out their FAQ section for great quick advice)
- “Tá cúpla focal agam” = I have a couple of words (of the Irish language)
/Taw COOP-lah FUK-ol ah-GUM/
- “Go raibh maith agat” = Thank you
/Guh rev mah ah-GUT/
- “Slán go fóill” = Bye for now
/Slawn guh foyle/
- “Tar anuas!” = Come down
- Wild Atlantic Way
- The Old Bank B&B in Bruff, County Limerick
- Doagh famine village in Donegal
- Archeology exhibitions at the National Museum Dublin
- Guinness Storehouse brewery
- Rock of Cashel
- Bunratty Castle
- Tenon Tours package holidays
- We Banjo 3
If you’ll be at the Milwaukee Irish Fest in 2014, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Eoin will be there for Irish language lessons at the Irish language tent in the Cultural Village.
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