Thanks Robert! I will try to put up pictures this week and maybe someone can help me with the Irish captions. I have final all week and am really busy, so it might be next Friday before I connect--I am so happy you put the group up. Slan.
Hope you have a great week-end ! Had my grandson all week, as always of course but also having him to spend the night tonight (Sat.) and all day tomorrow. Sunday will be the first Birthday party for thw two of us. His mom usually would take him, but its a friend off mine who is throwing the party for her 1 yr old grand-daughter and she thought a grandparent b-day party would be fun. New idea, so I look forwar to it. May post a picture if I don't forget the camera.
I watched a pretty good Irish movie tonight called the Boys and Girl
From County Clare. The actors are Berard Hill,Colm Meany and Andrea
Corr of The Coors, she's darling. It's about an all Ireland Music
Championship in the 1960's. Have a grand weekend.
I thought I left a comment for you earlier, but I cannot find evidence of it. I am new to this sort of site.
Thanks for the info. I have never been great at languages. I had some Latin in High School, and some Greek and German in college, but I only remember a phrase or two of Latin and a few words of German. Don't even remember the Greek alphabet. Still, it sounds like fun. I have already checked into BLAS and put it into my favorites. So maybe I'll give it a try.
On learning Irish language, what is Blas? I found quizlet.com, though there is no Irish section. I assume there may be soon? Anyway, I have found some resources online, but if I join the group I know I will need to use the same resources as everyone else.
I am from the midwest. I grew up in Missouri, lived in Iowa, and now have lived in Illinois for many years.
Dear Robert, I'm sorry you had to delete the group. I'm glad you are keeping the quizlet up at least. I'm busy during the week so I can't keep up with it as much as I would like too. I like learning about the Country my Ancestors came from. Congratulations on your grandson!
Slán go foill
I am so sad to learn that you disbanded the group. I know I am one who joined and have not been able to follow through, and I sincerely apologize. I really respect the work you put into it. I made a bad decision to join up straight away when I really have too much on my plate to dig into as a full time experience just now. Because I work full time, go to school full time, just had my first grandson (your grandson is beautiful-Congrats!), and have four kids, one of whom is due to marry in a couple weeks and my others are in the wedding, and the others are heavily involved in music, dance, theater etc. (which means I am behind the stage or in the audience, or driving etc,) while one is due for the whole prom experience and graduation, I have been by all accounts been a terrible slacker BUT I wanted to offer an explanation and apology, as I really believe in what you put together and how important it is, especially on a site like this. I studied the language for three years here at school, and because I had no one to talk to, my skills are a shabby mess--I really hope you reconsider and put it back up--even for the few vs the many that put so much or even so little into it, your efforts are bridging a gap betwen ignorance and the core of knowledge--that is art at its best. If you decide not to put it back, thanks just the same for your hard work. Take good care.
Robert, I've just read your email to the group members. Buddy, the learning that group provides me represents too much to me. I thought this pause was due to your grandson birth. Some friends of the BA department of the university I study at were going to create a profile just to join our group and our studies (which, btw, is what they dedicate themselves to: Celtic culture). In a nutshell, I sincerely ask you to reconsider that... If we could just rebuild the group, with date limits to exercise posts and all... I, as a devoted student, ask you to teach us, Robert. Go raibh maith agat, mo cara. Slán go foill.
Well, the modeling thing really is no big deal. I do alot of events to help raise money for good local causes. It's really more fun to me than anything. Since I'm a stay at home housewife it really helps me to get out in the world a little more, and try to do something good for others when I can. I'm taking those off when i get new nature pictures. Everyone will enjoy those more. ha ha..
I am proudly to say that the singer is my husband...he sings, writes songs and plays the guitar. The tape is a bit tinny...but it gets the idea across. We spend 4 weeks in Ireland last summer. We started off at Dublin went south to Kinsale then up the west all the way to Westport with a stop at Aran Island...with many towns in-between. Loved it and want to go back so back. That concept money does get in the way for a return trip so fast. Went to your website on language. Me I'm dyslexlic and I struggle with other languages. But my husband he does well with language and I know that he will be very interested in the site you posted...then I learn from him. Will be posting slowly pics of our Ireland trip over time....I took a total of 2,000 by the time I was done...how can one not capture those moments of nature, people, beauty and wonderment? I enjoyed your pictures. How did you get your pics to post the way you did? Nice! When my Jim has a free moment I will take him to your website and we will visit more...you have many interesting pieces of pics, art and music to explore. Now I will ask you to teach me...as you write the gaelic language please give me the translatsion....I loved it when I was there (sounded German to me) and am interested.
Looking over your site...nice and enjoying your choice of musicl. I haven't had as much time to give to my site. My husband plays guitar also and Ising along with him...mostly campsites and occassionally a gig. I'm here in Nevada, totally the opposite of MA...but want to visit one day. We did go to Ireland last summer for 4 weeks and loved it. Slowly putting up my pics as the time goes by. So where do yo plan on going to in Ireland...where do your people come from?