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Grúpa na Gaeilge


Grúpa na Gaeilge

This group is for all those who wish to learn the Irish language with me. I am not a fluent speaker but someone who is in the process of learning myself. It is my hope that we can become an interactive group so we can all progress together.

Members: 62
Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2014

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Click here for Blas Language program
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Click here for Irish/English dictionary
Click here for How to add Photos to a thread
Click here for Pronunciation Guide

Discussion Forum

Useful Irish Sayings

Started by Robert Brady. Last reply by Anomaly Jan 11, 2009. 22 Replies

Lets gather some useful Irish sayings that we can use to make another set. I'll offer the first one:Is fearr Gaeilge bríste ná Béarla clista!Even broken Irish is better than clever English!Continue

Photos and captions as Gaeilge

Started by Robert Brady. Last reply by Alexandre Boulet May 14, 2008. 40 Replies

This should be a really fun exercise. Post a photo of whatever you want and give it a caption in Irish. Comments are encouraged. You can post as many photos as you like but post each one seperately…Continue

Fáilte go Grúpa na Gaeilge

Started by Robert Brady Apr 28, 2008. 0 Replies

I just wanted to take this opportunity to welcome the newest members of Grúpa na Gaeilge; Ima_Ozzy, Leonardo Perin, Auds, and Tainara Duarte. It's nice to have you as members and I hope that you find…Continue

Ordering Food and Drink

Started by Robert Brady Apr 22, 2008. 0 Replies

Lets assemble a list of terms that we would use to order food and drink Bia agus deoch. This would come in handy when visiting taverns and restaurants in the Gaelteacht.Lets start with this one:Gabh…Continue

Greetings and salutations as Gaeilge

Started by Robert Brady. Last reply by Robert Brady Apr 21, 2008. 32 Replies

Dia dhuit ar maidin! God be with you this morning!Let's start a thread consisting of greetings and salutations. Post one greeting and one salutation as Gaeilge (in Irish) and its literal…Continue

Terms of Endearment

Started by Robert Brady. Last reply by Robert Brady Apr 20, 2008. 6 Replies

Lets assemble a set of Terms of Endearment. These are very useful phrases to learn and ones that we can use on our family and close friends. They might also be perfect captions to use in the Photo…Continue


Started by Robert Brady. Last reply by Deragon Pierre Apr 11, 2008. 1 Reply

Here are the links that we will all need for our studies:Blas - Giota Beag…Continue

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Comment by Tim on April 3, 2009 at 11:11
Dia duit. Cad e mar ata sibh? Is mise Tim.
Comment by Seamus Choilm Chille on April 3, 2009 at 10:19
Dia dhuit, a Mháire (hello/God to you, Mary)

What made you think I am into reiki? Not me.

You got it all pretty well right. "Go mbeannaí Dia dhaoibh" is the full version of the common greeting "Dia dhuit/ Dia dhaoibh."

"Muise" is "indeed!" or "well!" It's also like "Now!" Notice the exclamation points. It is an interjection. "Well now!" pretty much expresses my intent. I guess "well crap!" works too. :-)

And you got the last line perfect.

But please don't take me as a fluent, or even proficient, Irish speaker. I'm just a beginning learner still. Maybe an "intermediate" beginner, but still a beginner.

Slán agus beannacht,
Comment by Seamus Choilm Chille on April 3, 2009 at 0:12
An bhfuil an grúpa seo marbhánta anois? (Is this group dead now?)
Comment by Seamus Choilm Chille on March 27, 2009 at 23:59
An bhfuil aon duine anseo?

Hallóóóóóóóóó? Go mbeannaí Dia dhaoibh!?

Bhuel, muise! B'fhéidir go bhfuil 'chuile dhuine ar saoire...
Comment by eiresonia on March 21, 2009 at 22:14
enjoy today everyone at glorius day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
all irish be proud!!!
srt.patrick just bless 4 days ago and today the best team at world gots what deserve:¡six nations trophy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
today it a happy music im listening and it´s the afiction and fans around world,like where im now:N.Y.,where just 4 days aswell i was living a perfct moment at streets :"the famous paddys parade" well and were i meet fabolouse irish and worm pubs where wacht today a perfect machtim happy for everyone
....miss not be at right place:millenium stadium and see in live how marbellous kicks and tries,o´gara,paul o´connell.....well the best :irish team
with these and the new recopilation of news u2 album and the himm of rugby irish team i leave eveyone,and hope the best for all of u .....
see soon!!!
XXX some day i will said these in gaelic!!!
Comment by Miss O Connor on March 16, 2009 at 20:09
happy st patrick day's
Comment by Rhea Moonoak LaFaye on August 18, 2008 at 1:24
I see that refering it to gaelic is incorrect my apologies could someone give me the dos and dont's again my apologies for my ignorance
Comment by Devlin on July 28, 2008 at 5:47
Hello to everyone, I'm new here and I am a beginner. So far I've purchased two software, and two books. I was referred here by a friend; not from this group though, but I believe I've found the right place for me to learn with my studies. Currently I am a student working towards a BASS w/education concentration while I am persuing a language that was forgotten for a long time with my family. One day soon, I hope to visit my GGGGrandfather's grave in Cork, IE.
Comment by Catherine on July 15, 2008 at 18:34
Hello there!
Thank you for the warm welcome. One of the reasons I joined Live Ireland was the desire to learn more about the Irish language. This was due in part for my love of Irish music; many of the traditional songs are in Irish. (I was told when we were over there to refer to the native language as Irish and not Gaelic, and that the Irish were very particular about this point.) Anyway, for the past few years or so I have been trying to find materials or classes to teach me how to speak Irish. The problem is to learn the language it seem that you really need a native speaker. I have tried books and tapes, but with little success. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions?
Comment by Felicia on April 11, 2008 at 21:13
Dia Dhuit a Robert! I am happy you put this back up and hope it is ok that I am wanting ot join again. If not, let me know and I will remove myself with no offense taken. I am really busy as I explained, but am interested in re-learning the language sills that I am losing with no-one ot speak with. I do nt know how to utilize quizlet, if oyu might help me, I would appreciate it. Slan.

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