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I Want to Learn Irish Gaelic

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Irish Gaelic

    Irish Gaelic,Wanna learn it,What,Am I mad?
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Can count to 10 in Gaelic!!! Accomplishment for me!!!!👏☺️
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    If you're an cute guy you have a 99% chance of having me fall in love with you if you have an Irish accent.
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    My first language is Spanish and my second is English. I want to learn asl but I don't have anybody that can teach me. If someone wants to teach me about deaf culture and the...
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    I want to apologise to countless amounts of people in this group. I was born and have lived in Ireland my whole life and before I have tried to tell people that if you weren't like...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I actually wanna know how much percentage irish i am. My family on my dads side are all born in ireland. My dad's 90% Irish i think. I'm born in Europe, and my mom's side is from...
    SirTigger SirTigger 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Well, my Dad's parents are Irish, and so is my dad. My mom however comes from Aruba. And i was born in the netherlands, but i have no traits from my mom except my personality. Does...
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    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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    Days has been tough for me, I was looking for housing, different universities that I am going to transfer after year one, then my current university despicably threw several bombs...
    dianashih1223 dianashih1223 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm Irish on both my mom and dad's side, along with some Scottish (dad) and German (mom) blood. I want to go to Dublin someday to see where my ancestors came from. Erin go bragh!
    CookieMischief CookieMischief 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I learned how not to be so naive when it comes to guys.
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    Damn. That car almost broke my neck. BMW M5? Smh. Those rims, that shine… I just want to slide my hand slowly through those sexy curves. Oh the sound of her engine, she is sure...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Yes I do. I really want to learn how to do things to my vehicle. Change tires. Change oil. Brakes. Exhaust. How I love seeing a man doing his own oil change instead of taking it...
    DoubleyouX DoubleyouX 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    I DNA results came back that I was 5% Irish..
    ladeet34 ladeet34 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I mean, I don't have the accent (phewy!), but I do come from an Irish family. I've been to Ireland once before, and to me, that felt like home. I fell in love with that place as...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    He just moved from lower Wexford and I am crushing hard <3 its not just the accent irish people carry them selfs so bold and proud and yet so honest and kind but always ready to...
    Badluckgirl12 Badluckgirl12 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I was born in London of Irish parents and now live in Ireland, but speak with an English accent. I've been called all sorts of things when I open my mouth. Small-town Ireland can...
    hoopoe hoopoe 36-40, M 11 Responses Apr 7

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    First EVER visit by an Irish head of state to London in a political capacity. I was moved to tears. I sincerely hope this is the end to the war that has existed between us for 800...
    Gladez Gladez 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Never before were there so many Irish people in Windsor Castle at the same time, dining with the Queen of England. 160 people at the same table! Ireland has come SO very far. We...
    Gladez Gladez 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I fell in love for the first time when I was 17 and homeless. He gave me somewhere to stay when I needed it, supported me getting a job, taught me what real friends were and helped...
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    Ten things about me! 1. I'm probably the most insecure and self conscious person you'll ever meet. 2. I have extremely low self esteem. 3. I sing. 4. I was bullied in primary...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    1. Im irish :$ 2. Iv got blonde hair and blue eyes ( irrelavent :p ) 3. Im a hopeless romantic :p ( what a suprise ;3) 4. I LOVE skateboarding 5. I also LOVE riding...
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    Im certainly not racist but for some reason dont like snobby british people it always bothered me not knowing why im trying to fix it but still i want to know why i have problems...
    saints56 saints56 16-17 Apr 8

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    1.I am a single mother 2. I became mother at 17. 3. I am a teacher 4. I have 4 "kids" 5. I love kids 6. I have two dogs 7. I love friendship 8. I love life 9. I love foreign men...
    Pattsy Pattsy 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1)I'm 5f.5 In hight, 2)I love to draw 3)I have green eyes,4) I love sleeping 5)my favorite colour is blue,6) I'm irish ,7)my favorite animal is a dog, 8) I love talking to people...
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    I know a few signs. But I'm not sure in what language. The love sign, is the same American/English/French. But others aren't. I grabbed a few things, but very little, just watching...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I think lessons are really learned and understood better when you make a mistake and feel its full consequences. If you get away with bad things you learn nothing. If you feel and...
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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
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    I don't think I will ever grow tired of learning or being a student. Of course, eventually I want to receive my university degree and pursue the career I am working towards, but...
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