The Irish tag features posts related to the Irish language, history, the Irish people and Irish translation news and services. Irish is spoken by approximately 140,000 native speakers (2012).


irish placenames - sign
Gaeltacht sign in An Ghaeltacht
1916 Remembrance Wall unveils misspelling in Irish

1916 Remembrance Wall Unveils Misspelling

Commemoration ceremony in Glasnevin Cemetery of the 1916 Easter Rising Remembrance Wall unveils misspelling in Irish: Eírí amach na Cásca.
Coleslaw and dips, Irish
Mount Elbrus, The Caucasus region

10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken Today

Each of the 10 oldest languages has an intriguing history that differentiates it from the multitude of others. Irish Gaelic is on the list!
Four Courts, Dublin

Not translating into Irish could see legal cases dismissed

The State's failure to translate legislation into Irish could see cases dismissed. There is a constitutional right to have your case defended in Irish.
Animal names into different languages

Most Popular Animal Names in Different Languages

The most recognizable animal names in different languages: Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish. How many do you know?
Irish Culture
Irish Culture