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Here are some Irish phrases with the English translations.

  • Section 1 - Questions

    The Irish interrogative words "cad", and "céard" are often used interchangeably. Here are some examples. Notice also how "cá" changed to "cár" in the past tense Click here

  • Section 2 - Mealtimes

    These phrase are useful at mealtimes. See if you can correctly identify the masculine and feminine nouns Click here

  • Section 3 - Yourself

    Some phrases used when asking about someone Click here

  • Section 4 - Conversation

    Here are some conversational phrases used in greetings and when answering questions about yourself Click here

  • Section 5 - More difficult

    These phrases are a bit longer and require more practice. See if you can correctly identify the verbs and other parts of speech in each one. Notice how the forms change depending on whether you are talking to one person or to more than one Click here

  • Section 6 - What to say to your love

    Notice how in some cases the word "grá" meaning love is spelt "ngrá" and sometimes "ghrá", see if you can figure out the different reasons for each. Is it a masculine or a feminine noun. ? How can you tell ?

    See if you find an example of the vocative case and the genitive case anywhere in the list of phrases. Click here

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