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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Irish Gaelic

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    My late mother never knew that she had an Irish Grandad until i found out the truth in 2009 (a year before her death). I was talking to my Auntie about this and that and get around...
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    An old Irishman is lying in bed, very ill. His son is sitting at his bedside, expecting the end to come at any moment. The old man looks up at the boy and says, "Son, it's time for...
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    How want to chat irish guys
    animafan1 animafan1 18-21, F May 11

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    Are There irish man here love to meet one
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    I am 1/4 Irish I have jet black hair and green eyes
    helenfire16 helenfire16 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    I don't no why but I love irsh man but do irish man love dutch girls
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    Ireland is a republic...Today we vote on a change to our constitution to include same-sex marriage...The vote is on an amendment to article 41 of the Irish constitution to include...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 11 Responses a week ago

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    Ireland decides Early tallies suggest that about 62% of the electorate voted yes (38% no) for same same-sex marriage... Equality for all Beyond the obvious equal rights to...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Today Ireland voted YES to same sex marriage. I'm so proud to be Irish.
    jusleaving jusleaving 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    So today the referendum for same sex marriage was a success! I've never been more proud to be Irish. Yes Equality 2015! :) <3
    greyrainbows greyrainbows 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Proud to be irish! Although I live in England , I'm glad to see the world changing :)
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Yea so proud to be Irish.We were the first to vote YES! to Gay marriages I'm so happy we are all equal.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Vatican calls Irish referendum a ‘defeat for humanity’..."The "Holy See" and Rome's response said of the yes vote to same-sex marriage"I believe that we are talking...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    1) I'm a risk taker 2) I'm a good listener for people who need someone to talk to =) 3) I'm over 75 percent Sicilian and Irish. 4) I don't tolerate drama 5) turimisu cake is my...
    PartyGuy21 PartyGuy21 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    On May 22, 2015, the Republic of Ireland made history by becoming the first country on earth to legalize same-sex marriage by a vote of the people. Despite opposition by the Roman...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    How to Quiet the Mind - By Gina Lake The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F May 2

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    I speak French, Spanish and English... Learning Japanese... It's not that hard, but once you get to the freaking Kanji, that's when you know that no language is easy to learn. :) I...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    When I make jewelry, I am simply happy. I can feel the rush and excitement. I feel proud of my work of art. Indeed, it is challenging. I force myself to learn everyday. How do I...
    onlyhumann onlyhumann 18-21 May 3

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    It was my first job interview. And I totally bunked it. Like a car crash. I called later, and they told me that I didn't get the job. But, you know what? I feel alright. Because...
    Shinoyo Shinoyo 16-17, F May 6

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Ok, I actually did this: 1. I'm from an indian background 2. im 5'11, I wish i was just one inch taller so i could say I'm 6' 3. i look like I'm 14 4. i weigh 130 5. I'm worried...
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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a long time. I started out as the other woman. As far as I know he has never cheated on me. That is not the issue. We seem to get stuck in...
    justplainconfused1974 justplainconfused1974 36-40, F 1 Response May 6

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