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Title: Scéilíní , Abair Gaeilge, Sláintí Agus Filiocht

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Scéilíní — Short Stories

Chid reading The Irish usually have a handfull of short stories, celtic fairytales etc. to tell. Here you will find short stories in Irish and English. Enjoy them!


Abair Gaeilge — Pronouncing Irish Words & Sentences
Happyman Many find Irish to be a difficult language to pronounce and speak, but it need not be. What we have here is more than 300 words and sentences pronounced like a native speaker in a way that we can all understand and imitate. Just click on this link and start to speak Irish on your own.

Sláintí – Irish Toasts
Comic Guy Perhaps you’d like a drink in an Irish Pub and want to have a few ready toasts to use on any occasion. Look no further
Likewise if you meet someone on the street Here’s how to greet them.
And here are a few one liners.


Nollaig Shona — Merry Christmas  

This is a Christmas series of articles, carols, pictures beginning with the
the first Sunday of Advent on through Christmas and ending on the Epiphany 12 days later.
for your enjoyment. This is only posted during the Christmas Season
every year. Visit the series here.
–> Scéalta Grinn — Jokes
The Irish have always been known for a keen sense of humor. Here you will find jokes in Irish and English for your enjoyment.

Ceolta Gael – Irish Music
music notesIrish Music selections spanning several centuries all brought together in a pleasant setting.
Music by Enya is a collection of Enya’s songs in midi format from her albums including: Celts, Watermark, Memory of Trees etc.
You may download these “midi” files to your PC if you like and enjoy them.
The Best of Carolan are selected musical compositions extracted from the complete list of Turlough O’Carolan’s compositions given below.

Amhrán na nGael – Irish Song
If you’re gonna sing a song, Sing an Irish Song. This link will take you to some songs in Irish Gaelic and English. The lyrics are in both languages and the tunes play as midi files in the background. Some popular Ballads have been translated into Irish. Here also is a collection of Irish hymns.

 Ceol Chearbhalláin – Turlough O’Carolan’s Poems and Music

This link will take you to a collection of songs of Terrence O’Carolan in Irish Gaelic and English. Carolan is Ireland’s greatest composer. He was blind, and entertained at a time when convivial drinking was the rage. Over 214 of his melodies have survived and more than 85 of his lyrics.

 Filíocht – Poetry
Here is a collection of various poems , poetry from An Duanaire – Poems of the Dispossessed, poems by Núala Ní Dhomhnaill, and the poetry of Anthony Raftery.

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