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I Want to Learn Irish Gaelic

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    Gaeilge Is A Beautiful Language

    I have always loved Irish folklore, and music. That inspired me to learn the language. Funny thing it, I'm Malaysian XD Is there anyone who can teach me the language?
    macabreprincess macabreprincess 18-21, F Mar 2, 2013

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    I Once Borrowed a Cd Lauguage Set From the Library

    and learned some basic conversational phrases. But I really need to see the written Gaelic words to pronounce them correctly. My pronunciation was surprisingly inaccurate. Anyway, I like the language. It's like speaking a curious combination of Latin, French and Norse. No...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Gra Anois Agus Go Deo

    It means, Love now and forever. This is the only Gaelic I know I could never forget though I do want to remember more
    rebelqueen rebelqueen 26-30, F Mar 22, 2013

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    I'm Looking For Someone To Learn Irish With

    i'm looking for someone to learn irish with
    caoimhincaoimhin caoimhincaoimhin 56-60 Jul 10, 2012

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    Learner

    I've been learning Irish for a few years now.  I've made plenty of progress but have a while to go before I achieve anything approaching fluency.   It has it's intricacies, no doubt, but it's difficulty has definitely been exaggerated.    It's become a...
    Tighearnmhas Tighearnmhas 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2009

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    Love The Lyrical Sound Of It

    This was something my sweetie and I both wanted to do. Looks like now I'm going to do it solo. But it will be a challenge. Wondering if my language and learning skills are up to the task. Oh well... it'll be fun.
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Dia Duit.

    I have already taught myself Irish Gaelic. It is difficult to learn , as is any new language, but once you have learned I.G. it is difficult to not use it when speaking or writing. I have caught myself saying/writing I.G. words almost everyday. It is a very rewarding and...
    TheHatterIsBack TheHatterIsBack 18-21, M Mar 12, 2013

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    I Want To Learn

    Me and my friend kyle been learning Irish together. we know how to say hello, how are you? yes, no. and a cupel swear words. I want to learn the full language, how to write it, how to speak it, i want to advance my vocabulary in irish. if some one can help please comment this. i...
    Mgri18mollz Mgri18mollz 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Gaelic

    I've long heard gaelic in some of the music I listen to and hear it on some shows and it sound so musical and fun I'd love to learn but afraid it might be a bit late to learn it well
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    I Would Love To Learn, In Honor Of My Mother......

    I would love to learn it, in honor of my mother. She and her family are from Ireland, my mother passed away two and a half years ago of congested heart failure, at the sad age of 60...still full of love and life, she lost the battle. But I would love to learn it and even see...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    I Love Celtic Studies

    I have been studying Celtic history, mythology and Irish Gaeilge  on my own for about two years. I have purchased several books, software (('BYKI') - Before you Know it - (Teach Yourself *Irish*) and have considered Rosetta Stone... I read a english/Irish dictionary a couple...
    obroin obroin 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I'm Growing Restless

    I sent a text to my boss saying I wasn't keeping well and couldn't make it. I lied. And this is the fourth lie of a similar kind since the year began. I did this before with my last job as well, but I used to detest that place. I've been at this place for more than two years now...
    saturnchild saturnchild 22-25, F Mar 11, 2012

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    Now That Would Be Cool

    i would love to learn gaelic.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 4, 2009

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    Irish Gaelic

    Irish Gaelic,Wanna learn it,What,Am I mad?
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 29, 2012

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    Ndlaig Shona Agus Athbhliain Shuimneach Duit

    Merry Christmas and Happy new year!
    RawRedhead RawRedhead 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2010

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    Is Brea Liom Gaeilge!

    D'fhoghlaim me Gaeilge ar feadh 6 bliana i meanscoil. Is brea liom an teanga agus bhi se mar ceann de na habhair is fearr liom. Shrioch me caighdean ard go leor ach ba brea liom bheith liofa sa teanga. I mo thuairim is teanga alainn i ach sa la at inniu ann ni labhraionn a lan...
    SJ7462426 SJ7462426 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    John F Kennedy's speech to the Irish parliament, Dublin 28th June 1963 (Extract) "The 13th day of December, 1862, will be a day long remembered in American history. At...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I'm 1/4 Irish. My grandpa is full Irish, my dad was 1/2 Irish, and I'm 1/4 Irish.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    it all started with a university dance class i took. by the way i just chooses that sport because everythin else i wanted was full already. anyways, i really liked to listen to...
    Elbslayer Elbslayer 31-35, M Oct 6

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    I really really do. I'm having a hard time to concentrate on something. Not that I have brain damage or anything like it....it's just I can't focus doing on 1 thing when all I...
    playmom playmom 41-45 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    1 - 16 years old 2-english 3-learning 2 languages (spanish+italian) 4- i procrastinate far too much! 5- love film industry 6- 5 foot 4 7- arty one 8- in year 11 and dreading...
    cali0ne cali0ne 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    100 Questions :D Found this and thought it'd be fun to compete..so here goes:P 1) Name: Faith 2) Male/Female: Female 3) Were you named after anyone? Nope 4) Does your name mean...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Oct 4

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    Just like high school. If get any diplomas, I'll be just a hair from failing. I don't know what to do. I lack self-discipline. How do I find it? How do I earn it? Self-discipline...
    uneducatedscholar uneducatedscholar 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Part Irish and part Greek from Australia
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Sep 25

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    Half Irish, half Norwegian. Still have family in Ireland I would love to go visit someday.
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I'm from Northern Ireland I've got a Northern Irish/British accent I'm not from down South Ireland in case anyway was thinking that but have been down there before :)
    Nicolajane14 Nicolajane14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    yay I'm Irish and I'm proud
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls by Irish poet Thomas Moore 1779-1852 The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara’s walls As if that soul were fled. So sleeps...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Southern Irish, boys. Sorry, you northerners. Has to be a soft lilt with a cheeky undertone :)
    SlowWhispa SlowWhispa 36-40, F Oct 13

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    I am quarter Irish apparently
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Northern Irish girls have the sexiest voices ever
    Jacklad Jacklad 26-30, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F a week ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F a week ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F a week ago

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    1. I'm 14:) 2. I live in Uk 3. I love punk, rock and mental 4. I want to travel the world 5. I want to join the RAF 6. I want tattoos 7. I hate people..:) 8. I'm not very...
    dancingSpider dancingSpider 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    1. I'm 18yrs old 2. I wish I could've lived in the 90s 3. I've fallen in love with my first love all over again. 4. He is currently in basic training and I miss him. 5. I have a...
    Nobodysdaughter10 Nobodysdaughter10 18-21, F Oct 4

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    I want to live in america cause im obssed with it but then i wanna live in Ireland cause i love The Irish <3
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I am 24 years old. I don't know where I'm going in life. I went to three different schools. I went to Johnson and Wales providence my freshman year of college, then I changed my...
    86reality 86reality 22-25, F Oct 7

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    1) i am a dancer 2) i am a singer too 3)i used to be a cheerleader 4)almost my whole family is into music in some sort of way as a career 5) i love helping people 6) my hair is...
    craziijessy craziijessy 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    How many Irishmen does it take to change a light bulb ? Eleven. One to hold the bulb and 10 to drink until the room spins! Brat Pitt
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Flannel • A good nights sleep • autumn colors • the walking dead • kittens • baklava • no traffic • blueberry coffee • turquoise That perfect shade of red...
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I wrote a comment about British TV and then felt I should post it as an experience as well since it had to do with my love of travel. I visited London with some friends the summer...
    djrip djrip 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's weird. I really really want to learn and enjoy this organic chemistry stuff, but I can't get in the mood. It's pretty cool stuff learning how to isolate, and make compounds...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 23

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    I am sure many of you have leaned a plethora of life lessons, so I am not reinventing the wheel here, but I find it more curious that some people seem to inately know how to live...
    chatty1962 chatty1962 51-55, F Oct 6

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    i would do anything to be able to go back to school and get a nursing diploma and export myself out of here, somewhere colder, somewhere more prosperous ; out of the third world...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I was in therapy for many years in junior high and high school. I had some serious issues around isolation and loneliness. I was depressed, horribly bullied, and miserable. Fat and...
    incorporealist incorporealist 36-40, M Sep 28

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    I certainly don't want to forget the past, and the lessons it gave...The truth is - life now is getting out fully of the dark and into the light. "When we begin to take our...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 11

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