Irish Language Blessings - Irish Gaelic Blessings

Irish Gaelic blessings are a massive part of the Irish language. Irish culture has traditionally respected the widom of the elders, and their accumulated knowledge. This site gives you a range of Irish blessings in Gaelic (Irish Gaelic). Here, you will find only the tip of the iceberg - the Irish language is full of funny, wise, and indeed interesting blessings and sayings. These well-known phrases have been traditionally a way of passing down knowledge and common sense from generation to generation. Many of these blessings are probably too old to trace back, and have been in used for hundreds upon hundreds of years.

A hundred thousand welcomes to you!

Munster Céad míle fáilte romhat! /cade meelah foyle-ta row-ott/
Ulster Céad míle fáilte romhat! /ceyd meelah fall-cha row-utt/
Connacht Céad míle fáilte romhat! /cade meelah foyle-ta row-ott/

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The grace of God be with you

Munster Rath Dé ort! /rah jay urt/
Ulster Rath Dé ort /rah jay urt/
Connacht Rath Dé ort! /rah jay urt/

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Goodbye and blessings with you

Munster Slán agus beannacht leat /slawn ogg-us ban-ocked lyat/
Ulster Slán agus beannacht leat /slaan agg-us ban-ocked latt/
Connacht Slán agus beannacht leat /slawn ogg-us ban-ocked lyat/

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You have found quite a unique web site, if we may say so! No other site will allow you to easily listen to all three dialects of the Irish language side-by-side. It's an excellent way to get to know the sounds of the language, at your own pace. Or you can just impress your friends by learning off your favorite phrases.

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Gold Member-Only Irish Blessings

welcome back
Fáilte ar ais

May God not weaken your hand
Nár lagaí Dia do lámh!

You're welcome.
Tá fáilte romhat.

Enjoy the weekend
Bain taithneamh as an deireadh seachtaine

Happy birthday
Breithlá sona duit

Good night, sleep well
Oíche mhaith, codladh sámh

Peace be with you
Síochán leat

Happy Christmas
Nollaig shona duit

Have a good journey
Go n-éirí an bóthar leat!

music and fun
ceol 's craic

Congratulations
Go maire tú an lá!

May he Rest In Peace
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

That's all, I don’t have any other story
Sin sin, níl aon scéal eile agam

Happy new year
Athbhliain faoi mhaise duit

Get better soon
Go mbíodh biseach ort gan mhoill

The blessing of God on you.
Bail ó Dhia ort

Good health to you.
Sláinte chugat

Sleep well
Codladh sámh

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