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# hiberno-english - Sunday 22 March, 2020

The Irish For - Does Google Translate understand what 'A Cute Hoor' is?

By the 1990s, the phrase no longer appeared in inverted commas.

# hiberno-english - Sunday 12 May, 2019

The Irish For: Hiberno English is a feature not a bug

Sometimes Béarla and Gaeilge are presented as being in conflict in Ireland, but they’re both part of our cultural heritage, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# hiberno-english - Sunday 13 January, 2019

The Irish For: Brexit and the rise of Hiberno-English

With the United Kingdom set to leave the European Union this year, it’s time for Hiberno English to become the official language of the EU, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# hiberno-english - Friday 6 March, 2015

Hiberno-English is part of what makes us Irish – so let's celebrate it!

As Ireland becomes more multicultural, let’s not abandon such linguistic gems as ‘hot press’ and ‘yoke’.

# hiberno-english - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Er, we're not sure this 'Irish translation' is completely word-for-word... Hiberno-english

# hiberno-english - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever

Irish is my second language but it has opened up a whole new world for me, and deepened my understanding of what it means to live in this country. I recognise, of course, that I have been exceptionally lucky, writes Seán Mag Leannáin.

# hiberno-english - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: Yola and Fingalian – the forgotten ancient English dialects of Ireland

Yola was a fascinating mediaeval English dialect only spoken in Wexford which, along with Fingallian in Co Dublin, demonstrates the rich, multicultural society that was ancient Ireland, writes Damian Shiels.

# hiberno-english - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 13 words you'll never hear outside of Ireland... Hiberno-english This post contains images

13 words you'll never hear outside of Ireland...

…unless they are being spoken by an Irish ex-pat, of course.