Irish Gaelic


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Irish Gaelic

the Goidelic language of the Celts of Ireland, now spoken mainly along the west coast; an official language of the Republic of Ireland since 1921
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In the main European regional minority-language television corporations, like BBC Alba (Scotland), S4C (Wales) and TG4 (Ireland), their minority language (Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, and Irish Gaelic, respectively) is the core of their public service mission, and is considered to justify the existence of these TV operators despite of their low viewership (an average of 500,000 viewers for BBC Alba and TG4 and 100,000 for S4C, in 2011).
Your correspondent pointed out that the Queen spoke a few sentences in Irish Gaelic because she was in a foreign country, but also because she, as the nominal head of the British state, had received an invitation to visit Ireland by the Irish president, Mary McAleese, to mend fences, and end years of bitterness between the British and Irish governments.
If I am not very keen on having the Welsh language stuffed down my throat, I am considerably less keen on having bogus Irish Gaelic rammed down me
A former star of Irish gaelic games has agreed to be extradited to Britain over an alleged pounds 2 million egg fraud involving a Worcestershire businessman.
The epistle was read in Spanish, Dolan pledged himself to Spanish-speakers in their language during his homily, and the prayer of the faithful was offered in seven languages, ranging from Irish Gaelic to Igbo, spoken in Nigeria.
I'm looking forward to the Irish Gaelic Games coming up this weekend where I'll be on Friday afternoon from 2pm through til 4pm, along with some Irish dancers and the gang from Chaoss.
The paper, prepared by an independent board, said: "The linguistic similarities between Scottish and Irish Gaelic could provide fertile ground for mutual benefits.
IRISH Gaelic games, music and food will be celebrated in Bahrain this weekend, at the Bahrain Irish Society's Bahrain Irish Festival 2007 starting tomorrow.
Although certainly closely related to the Irish Gaelic of Ulster and Munster, and to Scottish west-coast Gaelic, and much less closely to the Brythonic languages of Cornwall, Wales, and Brittany (5), certain words and pronunciations were purely Manx.
The handbook contains introductory and explanatory material, first in Irish Gaelic and then in English.
Bridget's cross, grow shamrocks, draw Celtic knots, make an Irish flag, learn some Irish Gaelic and do Irish cal- ligraphy.

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