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I Want to Learn Irish Gaelic

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    Today I went for a swim at my local lake. As I jumped into the water with enthusiasm, I was determined to swim to the little island far off in distance. I paddled and paddled and I...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I want to learn Irish! I adore Irish, and the language is really interesting Also Spanish!
    evix33 evix33 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Ok people I know this is a bit weird but if anyone is willing to share their experiences of getting their arse reddened with a wooden spoon by Irish parents please add me Ps...
    Jacklad Jacklad 26-30, M 38 mins ago

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    yeah so i keep saying ive always wanted to learn another language besides english. well im done saying i always wanted to. its time to say I AM and then I DID. just do it!
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm not Irish. I wish I was Irish. :/ my brother is half Irish. I also find Ireland so beautiful that I want to go there on my honeymoon whenever I get married xD if it's with the...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    My grandpa was 100% Irish Catholic and proud of it. He always had something on that reminded him of home. Since he died, I feel like my family has forgotten his roots. I remember...
    ZydecoVivo ZydecoVivo 16-17, F Aug 20

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    Despite my being born in Brest, in north western France, where my mother was from, I am Irish raised. We lived in Cork, in the south of Ireland. My father Seamus works for a cruise...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    So if my great grandma was full Irish so how much Irish would be in my blood? I
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    I'm a Celt, Breton and Irish, so my culture has effectively been subsumed by the French and British around it. Culture seems to be being subsumed in these societies by American...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F Aug 29

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    Learn to tap well into your intuition, your gut feeling; that signal can't be jinxed.
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    An Irishman is never drunk so long as he has one blade of grass to hold onto to keep from falling off the face of the earth.
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M Aug 17

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    My dad recently explained to me that I am 100% Irish though I was born in Canada. Sounds good to me.
    trysten778 trysten778 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm half Scottish, half Irish. I like to get drunk and fight with myself.
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I don't have the awesome accent, but I do have Irish ancestry. I actually went to Ireland back in 2008 with my family, and we visited the (unbelievably) small town where my great...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    who knew there were so many Irish people on here?! Ps- ... POTATO
    isatbytheocean isatbytheocean 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Half Irish on my Dad's side and proud! :)
    Robotboy100 Robotboy100 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Whenever I hear an Irish accent, it just makes me melt... It's so hot 😍😍😍
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I'm so proud of my Irish haretige.
    Irishsunglasses Irishsunglasses 18-21, F Sep 4

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    Im part Irish. On St.Patricks day my Grandpa makes me eat Corn beef and cabbage :/
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm 50% Irish I think this funny pic
    Marisa85 Marisa85 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Hi I'd love to meet any Irish girls who got plenty licks of the wooden spoon growing up And before there's a birrage of comments calling me a perv paedo etc It's up to people to...
    Jacklad Jacklad 26-30, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    1) I'm 18 2) I am a member of the Class of 2014 3) I am half Lebanese and half Irish 4) I have big almond-shaped dark brown eyes 5) I am a very shy person, but am starting to...
    jpk29 jpk29 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Okay here I go... 1.I live in America 2.I love field hockey... 3.MMA 4.Running 5.And singing and acting 6.Idk why I'm doing this 7. I have 2 dogs 8. I used to own goats...
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    The Boy Who Could Fly Supergirl The Thirteenth Year Luck Of The Irish Splash Aquamarine Aladdin Spy Kids Spy Kids 2 Spy Kids 3: Game Over Agent Cody Banks Cadet Kelly Miss...
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    Here's what I've learned. I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    "NO LIMBS, NO LIMITS!" I am going to probably write one of the harshest comments in public now, but I think it is my duty, I can't stand to just stare and keep reading without...
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    This one seems interesting to write hehe, so let's see: 1. I help and/or rescue animals 2. I speak 3 languages (not perfect but good enough) 3. I'm mexican 4. I absolutely love...
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    "You go from the measures and then they may have to observe them. It can be like riding a bike," she explained. "I am able to let you know the best way to trip a motorcycle, but if...
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    Over three years without a drink .Been a long three years. Learned a lot. I've learned life isn't all about waiting. Sometimes you gotta take the leap even when you're afraid to...
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