Tips, tricks and resources to help you easily learn Irish

This Blog has easy grammar tips, proverbs and useful phrases to help you learn to speak Irish

 
Comhfhocail / Compound Words

A ‘comhfhocal’ (compound word) is a word which is made up of two (or more) parts....

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Na gaotha / The winds

'Na gaotha' is a simple little poem in Irish, in which the character of each of the four winds is...

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Anois teacht an earraigh

The opening lines of the poem Cill Aodáin are among the most well known lines of...

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Naomh Bríd - St Brigid

A Short Guide to the Traditional Gaelic Festival

February 1st is the feast day of one of...

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Oíche Nollaig na mBan

Seán Ó Ríordáin, (1916-1977), is one of the most highly regarded...

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Talking about Time in Irish

Sometimes it’s the little words in a language that can be the most difficult of all! Using...

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Faigh réidh leis! - Get Rid of It!

Get rid of it!

To talk about getting rid of something in Irish we use the word...

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Ritheann sé liom - Ideas in Irish

To talk about an idea or thought ‘occurring’ to you use the verb ‘rith’...

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Going somewhere? 'Go' or 'go dtí'?

If you want to say in Irish that you are going to a particular place should you...

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