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Eoin reads out the poem by Patrick Kavanagh, “A Christmas Childhood”. It rings of simple Irish Christmases. This Christmas poem isn’t in Irish Gaelic, but surely it’s just the thing to hear as we reach Christmas, the time when we reconnect with friends and family.
What you’ll hear:
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- “A Christmas Childhood“, by Patrick Kavanagh
Mentioned in the show
- Nollaig Shona! /Nullig Hunnah/ (Happy Christmas in Irish Gaelic)
- Take your Bitesize Irish Gaelic free trial over the Christmas period. Aim to simply open a lesson once per day, and see how far you get. When you’re a member, then take our Bitesize Lesson: Christmas, full of audio an phonetics in Irish Gaelic.
And more Christmasy goodness on Bitesize Irish Gaelic:
Want to know how to wish someone a Happy Christmas in Irish? Check out the following pronunciation video.
How To Say – Happy Christmas in Irish Gaelic
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7 thoughts on “Christmas Poem From Ireland (Ep. 58)”
Thanks, EOIN, this page is like a Christmas present. All the great links. You all are the best!
God bless ya!
Go raibh maith agat for the kind words! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed it!
D’fhéadfadh tá tú Nollag Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Chorrchoill!
Is é sin Easpag Jack McGuire de Chelsea, Contae Rogers, Poblacht na Oklahoma!
A Eoin go raibh maith agut agus maith thú. Slán agus beannacht,
Go raibh maith agat, a Mike.