Speak Irish: : Irish and Scots Gaelic

The month of June kicks off festival season here in northern Ohio. We try to attend as many as possible, one of our favorites is The Ohio Scottish Games and […]

Speak Irish: The Dark Goddess

In one of the most famous, “Tain Bó Cuailnge” or the Cattle Raid of Cooley, she appears as a heifer at one point, but also leads an army of fifty-thousand, comprised of warriors from all four provincces of Ireland. When the battle cath (cah) cath a chur, (cah ah chur) to wage a battle (cath a bhriseadh ar orm means to defeat an enemy in battle), starts to go against her, she grabs a sword 

Speak Irish: The Wolf-Men of Ireland

Speak Irish: The Wolf-Men of Ireland and The Irish Wolfhoundby Bob Carney Ireland of old was inhabited by a large and fierce breed of wolf, as was much of Europe. Anyone with […]

Irish Language Ard- Fheis Gathering Sets Tone

MOTIONS, DEBATES, PLANS AND AWARDS ALL FINALISED AT CONRADH NA GAEILGE ARD-FHEIS THIS WEEKEND Paula Melvin re-elected for second term as President of Conradh na Gaeilge as ‘ambitious but vital’ […]

Speak Irish: Deirdre of the Sorrows

Speak Irish: Deirdre of the Sorrows By Bob Carney Not all love stories end with “And they lived happily ever after.” The story of Deirdre of the Sorrows is one […]