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I Want to Learn Irish Gaelic

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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'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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    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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    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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    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'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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    Now That Would Be Cool

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

    Irish Gaelic,Wanna learn it,What,Am I mad?
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 29, 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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    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 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 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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    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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    It's funny, like every American says that they're Irish because of some distant ancestor or something. But I'm actually Irish, I live in Ireland and I haven't met a single person...
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    That would be pretty cool, having a friend who lives elsewhere and learning about their culture.
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    I think the whole point of being with someone is so you can talk to them and let go of everything; and even when you're at your worst, they still like you, they still want to speak...
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    My great grandma or great great grandma was from Ireland. Also I have an Irish name
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    My heritage is mostly Irish on my mother's side and my father's side come from a very old Scottish border clan.
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    My friends say I have a little bit of a Irish accent
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    How are ya? What's the craic? I just wanted to say I'm proud of this dump.
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