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# motherfocloir - Sunday 28 October, 2018

The Irish For... Some spooky Irish words to get you in the mood for Samhain

Darach Ó Séaghdha talks us through the meaning of some spooky words like Cendail, a collective noun for the heads of one’s decapitated enemies.

# motherfocloir - Sunday 21 October, 2018

The Irish For... How the Vikings influenced the Irish language

Darach Ó Séaghdha talks us through the meaning behind some words that get their origin from Medieval Ireland’s interaction with Scandanavia.

# motherfocloir - Sunday 14 October, 2018

The Irish For... A drunken swaggerer and a place abounding in dogs

Darach O Séaghdha talks us through some of the marvelous definitions in the venerable Dinneen dictionary.

# motherfocloir - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ireland's county mottos have been revealed and some of them are gas County Mottos

Ireland's county mottos have been revealed and some of them are gas

Waterford’s motto is just very, very specific.

# motherfocloir - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Irish is a dead language? Judging by your punctuation, English isn't far off either'

Darach Ó Séaghdha, who runs the successful Twitter account “The Irish for”, is publishing a book on why Irish may not be dead just yet.