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I Want to Learn Irish Gaelic

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Irish Gaelic

    Irish Gaelic,Wanna learn it,What,Am I mad?
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 29, 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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    Now That Would Be Cool

    i would love to learn gaelic.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 4, 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'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 26-30, F Mar 11, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    100% Irish born and bred.
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    A True Tale Begorrah! Irish nail Begorrah Father Sean O'Leary, a Dublin parish priest, was jumping up and down as he urged his choir to put more effort into singing the hymn: "I...
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    1. I like black clothes 2. I play lacrosse 3. I want to be an obstetrician 4. I am 15 5. My middle name is Lucille ?? 6. I am obsessed with OITNB 7. I have a cat. his name is nemo...
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    1 my name is Emily 2 my middle name is Rose 3 I'm 5'1 4 I'm 15 5 my birthday is on May 6th 6 I'm a Taurus 7 I'm from the U.S. 8 I live in Massachusetts 9 my mom was born in...
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    1) Never to late- Three days grace 2)Awake-Skillet 3)My sacrifice-Creed 4)Only god knows why-Kid Rock 5)I will not bow-Breaking Benjamin 6)Failure-Breaking Benjamin 7)Fully...
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    Q: What do you call a big Irish spider? A: A Paddy long legs.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have seen the experiences that other have put up on here. I don't have it, but I would like to learn more about it. I have tried doing some research already on my own, and it has...
    Eikenmaster Eikenmaster 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, "I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I'll give $500 American dollars to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I like learning English language and I'm a native Russian speaker. I started learning it at school as a usual school subject. Actually, it was hard and I didn't pay much...
    DarkAlleysOfMyMind DarkAlleysOfMyMind 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a recent situation and i often do this. Where I seek to know what I didn't do right at a not so good out come. I really have become more mature when it comes to accepting my...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For year 11 as a 'filler' subject I'm learning Spanish. Anyone here speak it or learning it? Would love to get ahead for next year! And I'd be cool to have a Spanish buddy! (:
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes, it is true. I want to have a Scottish penfriend. Generally speaking, I would want to have the male Scottish or Irish penfriend. Why? I have never been to Scotland or Ireland...
    AshleyHa1234 AshleyHa1234 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Been trying to learn Korean for a 3 years now but I've stopped to try to learn Japanese but I think I might just mess up the words now, I want to learn Korean & Japanese so badly I...
    the90sversionofme the90sversionofme 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Eternal Talking His wife had been killed in an accident and the police were questioning Finnegan. "Did she say anything before she died?" asked the sergeant. "She spoke without...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    The way you lay next to me Tired, but not succumbing Your watchful eye Over my furrowed brow And a voice like the Irish Sea Bringing me back in with the tide To find the shore...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am proud to be Irish and I am proud of Ireland
    HollieHeroin HollieHeroin 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I learnt Mandarin for 2 years but I've forgotten it. I'm gonna be learning French for 4 years though. I have 3 more years to go :)))
    Prettylildyke Prettylildyke 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I thank God for this wonderful life He gave me, this wonderful family and for who I am. :) I know He loves me so much. I know who I am,what I am and what I want to be, but He's...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F Jul 23

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    I miss practicing/learning German. It's just that I got busy during school and got far behind, and I've since lost motivation because of this and because it's hard to find those...
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F Jul 23

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    A Spanish singer chatting on television used the word ‘manana’. When asked what that meant, he said it means “maybe the job will be done to-morrow, maybe the next day, maybe...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I really love to learn about all subjects! I'm not good at math but I still love to learn about it. I also like school! I don't think I would live without school. Every time, I ask...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    A farmer named Muldoon lived alone in the Irish countryside except for a pet dog he for a long time. The dog finally died and Muldoon went to the parish priest, saying "Father...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    OK, going to try again! 1. I'm 16 2. I'm from Ireland 3. I love books 4. I'd love a dog 5. I'm a Christian 6. I speak 3 languages 7. I'm really lazy 8. I love football(or soccer or...
    askatasuna askatasuna 16-17, M Jul 20

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