When you work and live in Ireland you can use English everywhere. Irish is a completely different language. Irish is also called Gaelic. The roots can be traced back to the Indo-European languages from where the language developed independently with the first Celtic settlers of Ireland. Irish is considered an official language, but is not commonly used. Merely a small minority use Irish as first language.
Irish is present in every day life, for example the names of many villages are still Irish. You do not have to learn Irish, but of course it is a nice challenge. Underneath you can find a few examples to feed your language curiosity. of course any Irishmen will appreciate your effort.
Having difficulty understanding Irish
Are you having difficulty understanding the Irish language? You’re not the only one. Learning a new language always takes some effort.
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