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# translation - Sunday 6 October, 2019

The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words

Oct 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 23,436 Views 16 Comments

It’s easy to lose the wordplay on English words when translating into Irish.

# translation - Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star
# The Irish For
# The Irish For

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star

Jul 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 31,319 Views 13 Comments

The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# translation - Thursday 26 April, 2018

French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language
# Au Revoir
# Au Revoir

French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language

Apr 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 33,629 Views 53 Comments

Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.

# translation - Sunday 22 January, 2017

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
# Donegal County Council
# Donegal County Council

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 22,019 Views 0 Comments

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

# translation - Monday 12 December, 2016

'Emoji translator' is now an actual job title - no, really
# Speaking My Language
From The Daily Edge
# Speaking My Language

'Emoji translator' is now an actual job title - no, really

Dec 12th 2016, 8:12 PM 4,703 Views 2 Comments

“So what do you do?” “I’m an emoji translator.”

# translation - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge
# Cluiche An Coronach
From The Daily Edge
# Cluiche An Coronach

'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge

Oct 25th 2016, 1:22 PM 13,885 Views 4 Comments

The first book has just been released in Irish and there is much fun to be found in its pages.

# translation - Saturday 22 October, 2016

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
# SIPO
# SIPO

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 41,253 Views 0 Comments

The disputed expense claims date back to 2006 and 2007, when Brian Ó Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.

# translation - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed

Feb 16th 2016, 1:34 PM 15,152 Views 46 Comments

The government has been given until 21 March to translate an almost 12-year-old act into Irish.

# translation - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job
# Léigh Anois Go Curamach
# Léigh Anois Go Curamach

Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

Jun 13th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,933 Views 26 Comments

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

# translation - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator
# Babel Fish
# Babel Fish

Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator

May 12th 2015, 4:57 PM 7,583 Views 6 Comments

Four spoken languages – English, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin – are supported by the service and is available to anyone with Windows 8.1 or above.

# translation - Monday 15 December, 2014

Skype's newest feature will translate English-Spanish video chats in real-time

Skype's newest feature will translate English-Spanish video chats in real-time

Dec 15th 2014, 6:52 PM 6,281 Views 23 Comments

As well as supporting two spoken languages, Skype Translator Preview also supports more than 40 languages on its instant messaging service.

# translation - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!
# Is Maith Liom
# Is Maith Liom

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!

Dec 11th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,845 Views 87 Comments

More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.

# translation - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator
# Focail Chuckle
From The Daily Edge
# Focail Chuckle

Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator

Feb 26th 2014, 10:56 AM 4,628 Views 2 Comments

You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.

# translation - Sunday 12 January, 2014

All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations
# County Pride
From The Daily Edge
# County Pride

All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations

Jan 12th 2014, 2:02 PM 37,120 Views 7 Comments

Are you from Fort of the Foreigners, or Church of the Toothless One?

# translation - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White

Oct 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,590 Views 10 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# translation - Sunday 29 July, 2012

12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique
# National Pride
From The Daily Edge
# National Pride

12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique

Jul 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 45,689 Views 20 Comments

Anywhere else, they just wouldn’t have happened.

# translation - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia
Live Apr 13th 2011, 7:09 PM

Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia

# translation - Thursday 18 November, 2010

I'm a politician, bail me out of here
# Bailout Lexicon
# Bailout Lexicon

I'm a politician, bail me out of here

Nov 18th 2010, 11:24 AM 971 Views 0 Comments

Government members have been spinning themselves silly to deny a bailout – TheJournal.ie does a spot of creative translation to cut through the jargon.