After joining Cleveland Public Library’s International Languages and Foreign Literature Department, she persuaded her manager to allow her to take over the library’s Irish, Scottish and Welsh collections that
Irish language classes and tips
By Bob Carney “If you’re gonna stand there and moo, you’d better give milk!” I remember my grandfather saying that to me when I was young. I was complaining about […]
Explore the ancient Irish perspective on winter through the poetry of Finn MacCumhaill, a legendary figure in Irish mythology. Uncover the sentiments of the eighth or ninth century expressed in the Old Irish poem “Scél Lemm Dúib” and delve into the nuances of its translation. Join the journey back in time to understand the seasonal complaints and observations of days gone by.
Explore the foundations of Irish language with Bob Carney’s “Speak Irish: Tús Maith – A Good Start.” From essential vocabulary and verb tenses to sentence structures and weather expressions, this lesson offers a comprehensive guide for beginners. Embrace the building blocks of communication in Irish and enhance your conversational skills.
Speak Irish Cleveland is about to begin – All levels welcome. Join us!
By Bob Carney In spite of a rough start this summer, we managed to make it to quite a few of the festivals already this year. We’ve enjoyed some great […]
By: Neila McElfreshFacilitator: Marie Young What I find so compelling about Gaeilge is the highly figurative nature of the pattern of speech. There are few simple statements in Irish, each […]
By Bob Carney I’ve been relistening to a series of lectures by Professor Marc C. Conner from Washington and Lee University, collectively titled “The Irish Identity, Independence, History and Literature.” […]
Irish Language: Census results for Irish and the Gaeltacht very much a ‘mixed bag’ showing positive and negative trends
‘Consistent, strong and ambitious support required if significant progress is to be made before the next Census’ – Conradh na Gaeilge The Central Statistics Office has this morning published results […]