Listen to Irish Language Sayings
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This site offers you a chance to hear Irish natives speak over 400 Irish words and phrases in the main dialects of the Irish language ("Irish Gaelic"). Our aim is to give you a first taster of how things are said in the Irish language. From there, we hope that your interest in the language will culminate in you learning the language!
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Kiss my ass!
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This phrase has appeared here before, but I received two complaints about is being a bit offensive. Finally I decided that I do appreciate any comment about this site, but in my mind this isn't too offensive to be included.
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What does Erin go Bragh mean?
The popular phrases "Erin go Bragh" or "Erin go Braugh" mean Ireland forever. It's the anglicised version of the Gaelic phrase which would be known to some Irish Americans (although its English spelling is quite meaningless). The correct spelling is "Éirinn go Brách".
May the cat eat you and the devil eat the cat
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You have found quite a unique web site, if we may say so! No other site will allow you to easily listen to all three dialects of the Irish language side-by-side. It's an excellent way to get to know the sounds of the language, at your own pace. Or you can just impress your friends by learning off your favorite phrases.
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