A Touch of The Irish...Pride

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    So you have a wee bit of the Irish..?

    My family name comes from the area that is the Counties of Limerick & Tipperary

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    The Top 10 Irish Gaelic Expressions

    Number 10
    Is í ding di féin a scoileann an dair

    Translation: It is a wedge of itself that splits the oak.
    Meaning: Beware of the enemy within.

    Number 9
    Tá cluasa fada ar mhuca beaga

    Translation: Little pigs have big ears.
    Meaning: Kids hear more than you might think.

    Number 8
    Ní breac é go mbíonn sé ar an bport

    Translation: It isn't a trout until it's on the bank.
    Meaning: Beware of claiming premature success.

    Number 7
    Níl aon sean stoca nach bhfaigheann sean bhróg

    Translation: There is no old stocking that doesn't find an old boot.
    Meaning: Everyone has a soul mate.

    Number 6
    Níor bhris focal maith fiacal riamh

    Translation: A good word never broke a tooth.
    Meaning: A compliment never hurts.

    Number 5
    Giorraíonn beirt bóthar

    Translation: Two people shorten the road.
    Meaning: It’s nice to have company on a journey.

    Number 4
    An té a luíonn le gagharaibh éireoidh le dearnaithibh

    Translation: If you lie down with dogs, you'll rise with fleas.
    Meaning: You get what you deserve.

    Number 3
    Sláinte

    Translation: Health.
    Meaning: To your health.

    Number 2
    Dá fhaid é an lá tiocfaidh an tráthnóna

    Translation: No matter how long the day, the evening will come.
    Meaning: This too shall pass.

    Number 1
    Éirinn go Brách

    Translation: Ireland forever.
    Meaning: Ireland forever.

    ( More information at the link)...:D

    Irish Gaelic expressions Page 2 - AskMen
     
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    Read this article a few years back..

    You should dig it Lumpy1:

     
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    I'm tired and off to bed... kinda too tired to decide if you insulted me or not...:confused:
     
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    So sensitive... SHEESH! Looks like Sallow was only trying to make a nice contribution to your Irish thread, Lumpster... Get some rest! Sláinte!!
     
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    I'm just teasing you, silly! :lol:
     
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    Hard to be nice around here..I tell you what.
     

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