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Quiz: How well do you know these Irish phrases?

It’s Gaeiltober – so time to test your knowledge of our national language.

IT’S THE START of October, which also means the beginning of ‘Gaeiltober’, a social media initiative that sees users attempt to post in Irish for the entire month.

To mark the month that’s in it, we’ve dusted off our list of Irish proverbs to see how well you know them. Fill in the missing words below.

Is fearr Gaeilge briste, ná Béarla _____
Cloisteáil
Cliste

Uisce
Fuisce
Is minic a bhris béal duine a ____
Shrón
Bhó

Fhón
Thóin
Tír gan teanga, tír gan _____
Ainmhí
Anrath

Anam
Anlann
An rud is annamh is _____
Breá
Iontach

Maith
Uafásach
Ní ____ go cur le chéile
Náire
Neamhspleáchas

Neart
Nead
Aithníonn _____ _____ eile
Damhán alla, damhán alla
Ciaróg, ciaróg

Boín Dé, bóín Dé
Ciarraíoch, Ciarraíoch
Níl aon _____ mar do _____ féin
Tinteán, thinteán
Triantán, thriantán

Tul toinne, thul toinne
Tóin tinn, thóin tinn
Is ____ an ghaoth nach séideann do dhuine éigin
Ocrasach
Olc

Ógach
Óltach
____ maith leath na hoibre
Tús
Deireadh

Meán
Obair
Is binn ____ ina thost
Cluas
Béal

Súil
Tóin
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Turtley awful
Shell of a bad effort
Share your result:
You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?
Baaaaaaaaaad
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You scored out of !
Fintastic
Flippin' good
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You scored out of !
Clever cat
Almost purr-fect
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You scored out of !
Top dog
Paws-itively perfect
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