Toircheas 1 - Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
kmccafferty: An féidir scríobh ar chiúineas? — Ar an tslí a sheolann gaileoin néalta tríd an aer, a seolta arda, bolgacha, gan chorraí is ar dheis, an ghrian, gan gíocs, ag sleamhnú faoi? An loch ina leamhach, ach bolgáin ag éirí thall is abhus i bhfianaise go bhfuil éisc ag scuaideáil thíos sa doimhneas is an liús ocrach ar thóir a ghoblaigh gan stop ná staonadh. Ins an chré phatfhuar,...
thresca: After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises, And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open With the grace of a woman, not the grief of a child, And you...
Good Gaeilge apps for iPod/iPhone
omgoswin: Get the Focal Irish/English dictionary iStudy Gaelic Vocab flashcards uTalk Irish A memory game that teaches vocab as you play 500 Irish flashcards contains 500 of the most commonly used words that you will need Liberation Philology Flashcards, goes quite in-depth into grammar
Putting verbs into sentences, so it helps me...
saasaght: Dúnaim an doras gach oíche - I close the door every night. Díolann an fear leabhair sa siopa leabhar - The man sells books in the bookshop. Ceapann sí go bhfuil sé deas inniu - She thinks that it is nice today. Fásann an buachaill - The boy grows. Fágaim mo theach - I leave my house. Féachaimid an t-éan - We watch the bird. Glanann siad an teach gach lá - They clean the house every...
My afternoon has been taken up with an aimsir...
saasaght: And I think I’ve conquered it for verbs with broad vowel endings, finally. I’ve been writing out the conjugation for the following verbs: dún - to close ceap - to think díol - to sell fás - to grow fág - to leave féach - to watch glan - to clean íoc - to pay leag - to set scuab - to brush cíor - to comb geall - to promise iarr - to ask But now I know I really need to...
Common Irish Place name meaning
gaeilge-abu: eoghan1994: Baile Town Ros Headland Dún Fort Cnoc Hill Rinn Heading Litir Hillside Loch Lake Cloch Stone Rath Ringfort Béal Mouth Inis ...
It’s important to preserve the culture. There are three things that maintain a...– Jackie Parsons (Blackfeet), 2005. (via selchieproductions)
Religious and philosophical beliefs are, indeed, as dangerous as fire, and...– G.K. Chesterton in Heretics A Service of (via gkchestertonquote)
old gaelic sayings never get old
selchieproductions: Seachd sgadain sàth bradain, Seachd bradain sàth ròin, Seachd ròin sàth muice-mara, Seachd mucan-mara sàth Cìrein Cròin. seven herrings will fill a salmon seven salmons will fill a seal seven seals will fill a whale and seven whales will fill the sea serpent that circles this planet.
Irish and Gaelic
selchieproductions: I always forget how similar yet how alien to each other they are. Gaeilge - English - Gàidhlig Cèn fath - why - carson madra - dog - cù obair-bhaile - homework - obair-dhachaigh nach bhfuil - is not (connective phrase) - nach eil bhur - your (pl./formal) - ur tá bron orm - I’m sorry - tha mi duilich conas átá tú? - how are you - dè mar a tha thu? Eòin is ainm dom -...
G.K. Chesterton Online Search
gkchestertonquote: The GKC Search engine is back up at: http://www.eternalrevolution.com/pages/g-k-chesterton-search You can search for phrases, topics, or words throughout the published works of G.K. Chesterton.
Bha bodach na mo bhaile aig an robh beairt, agus leis a’ bheairt dhèanadh e...– Ar Cànan ‘s ar Clò (Our Tongue and Our Tweed), Ann Frater. (via oldfashionedway)
The Poet (translated from the German of Rainer Maria Rilke) The hour slips...– (via crazypluralworld)
olympicclosingceremony: Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments will hum about mine ears The Tempest, William Shakespeare cf. neá (as heard by sean-nós singers)
Song: Further than Hoy
Furtherthan Hoy the mermaids whisper through ivory shells a-babble with vowels Further than history the legends thicken the buried broken vases and columns Further than fame are fleas and visions, the hermit’s cave under the mountain Further than song the hushed awakening of country children the harp unstroked Further than death your feet will come to the forest, black forest where Love...