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Shannon Bryan singing Adele's Hello as gaeilge

Hello as Gaeilge [Video]

Colaiste Lurgan have been putting out some truly amazing videos of their covers in the Irish language (as gaeilge) of popular hit songs. Their most recent release is a cover of Adele’s “Hello”. The lead vocalist is one of their students Shannon Bryan. It’s truly haunting. Enjoy! Here are the lyrics: Hello, tú ann? Mé […]

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An tOllamh Kevin Scannell

The One Millionth Tweet in the Irish Language

The one millionth tweet in the Irish language was sent this week, reports Tuairisc.ie. Beannachtaí na Cásca daoibh go léir ó Gleann Cholm Cille. http://t.co/yh4fX6jtwM — Oideas Gael (@OideasGael) April 5, 2015 Oideas Gael, which runs Irish language holidays and courses for adults in Gleann Colmcille, Co. Donegal, sent the tweet above, cross-posted from Facebook, wishing their 1434 […]

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Roghchlár i bhFirefox as Gaeilge. CC BY-SA 3.0: Kevin Scannell, Wikipedia

Speaking Irish is like Programming in an Object-Oriented Language

Michal Boleslav Měchura is a language technologist, which must be the coolest job description in the world, in my geeky opinion. I take it to mean that he uses his programming skills to build software resources for languages, and that he uses his understanding as a linguist to make that software as good as it can be. We’ve never met, but I use some […]

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