by | Feb 3, 2017 | Celtic Thunder News | 0 comments

Éirinn go Brách or Ireland forever is a declaration of alliegance to Ireland which has ben used many times over the centuries by soldiers, patriots, sportsmen and ordinary people to express their pride in their Irish identity.
Go n-éirí an bóthar leator May the road rise to meet you has been used in Ireland for centuries as a parting blessing to wish you success, good luck or even a pleasant journey.
Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin or There is no place like home is a phrase which many Irish emigrants have used over the years as they longed for the comforts of home. The “tinteán” or hearth was at the centre of the ancient Irish home.
Is fearr cairde ná ór or Friends are better than gold is an old Irish saying but it is still very relevant in today’s materialistic world. After all, what’s the point of having all the money in the world if you have no one to enjoy it with? Friendship is tax free!
You’re a legend! A short way of describing a person who is cool, funny, a chancer. interesting, original and sensitive. In short the perfect person. But take care, it may also be used sarcastically. We rarely take life too seriously in Ireland.
The saying Mo Anam Cara or My Soul Mate dates back to the Celts who believed that when two individuals formed a deep and lasting bond that their souls would mingle. Therefore, each person could be said to have found their anam cara, or soul mate


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