School: Granagh (C.), Brúgh Ríogh (roll number 9928)

Granagh, Co. Limerick
Máire Ní Leidhin

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Irish Phrases in Use amongst the People even though They Do Not Know Irish

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0499, Page 211

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A Ghradh A laogh A Chuid A Ghil mo stór tú

Go mbeimidh beo ar an am sin airís.
The latter phrase is used when first fruits of the season are seen. eg New Poatatoes, Rhubarb when cooked for the first time in the Season.
When the Cuckoo is heard. When the first primrose be seen.

Cabair Dé Cugainn. A bhuínéach
A Croidhe A Ghrád Ghil.

A BOUT of dance. He's very sátamhail.
I put no SUIM in him.
I had no meas on it
The MAIS is knocked out of it. This is said about clothes.

STREEL: called to an untidy woman(?). also LEIB AND leibide

He's very Sainteamhail:- a person who is considered miserly
A rather thin cake baked in a bastable oven without being covered is called a gábhutaire

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