The beloved Irish Soda Bread, a delicious and hearty bread that has been passed down through generations.
Cúpla Focail agus Nuacht
(A Few Words and News)
Useful words and phrases an Gaeilge (Irish Language) and the latest news from Just For The Craic Store
This is a fantastic video by Benny Lewis on the basics of Irish Language
Discover the magic of Irish language (Gaeilge) through the art of counting to twelve and telling time. Embrace the rich cultural heritage of the Emerald Isle while mastering the poetic nuances of Irish numerals.
Journey Through Time and Magic: Exploring the Enchanting Landscapes of Ireland through Irish Language
Embark on a journey through the enchanting landscapes of Ireland and explore the country’s rich history through immersive nature walks and the Irish language.
Surprising Irish Gems: Common First Names with Irish Roots and Traditional Irish Names for Your Little One or Furry Friend!
When it comes to naming traditions, Ireland boasts a rich and diverse heritage. While certain Irish names like Liam, Sean, and Siobhan have gained international recognition, there are numerous other first names with fascinating Irish origins that may not be as well-known
The Soulful Melodies of Traditional Irish Music: A Journey through History, Culture, and Celebrations
Irish music has long been regarded as the beating heart of our beloved Emerald Isle. It’s more than just melodies and rhythms; it’s a vibrant, living testament to our history, culture, and the resilience of our people. For centuries, our ancestors have used music as a powerful means of storytelling, passing down tales of triumph and tragedy from generation to generation.
You’ll notice throughout the site Irish Language incorporated in titles and descriptions. Not all Irish phrases and words can be translated into exact English terms just as not all English language can be translated to Irish. Phrases and pronunciations may also vary by region.
To get started, here are some useful phrases and meanings
Gaeilge (Irish Language)
Tá cúpla focal agam! (I have a few words!)
Tah coop-lah fuh-kell ah-gum
(Note: Yes, “focal” sounds like an English curse word, I’ve done my best to break down the phonetics politely)
Sláinte (Cheers, Good health)
And of course, the reason you are here
What is craic? The simple answer is “fun” but it’s more of an enjoyable experience with others such as a conversation, a bit of gossip, the latest news, etc.
Beidh ceol, caint agus craic againn (We’ll have music, chat and craic)