Proverb of the Day
Tír gan teanga tír gan anam.
A land without a language is a land without a soul.
Explanation: This proverb was common currency in the Irish language revival movement at the beginning of the century, and has since passed into common use. It's generally associated with Patrick Pearse.
Other Irish Proverbs
Let that be as it is, and Tralee where it is.
Carrying beach wrack to Inch.
Ceathrar sagart gan a bheith santach, Ceathrar gaibhne gan a bheith buí, Ceathrar seanbhan gan a bheith mantach, Sin dáréag ná fuil sa tír.
Four priests who aren't greedy, Four smiths who aren't dark-skinned, Four old woman who aren't gap-toothed, Those are twelve who aren't in the country.
A dumb priest earns no living.
Do as they say and never mind what they do.