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September 6, 2016

Ireland's capital city gives us an interesting example of an Irish place name where the commonly used English form and the native Irish form bear no relationship to each other.


Unlike many Irish place names, Dublin is not transliterated from or related to the...

February 22, 2015

It is a little known fact that the history of copyright law begins with the Brehon Laws of Ancient Ireland over 1000 years before it appeared in English legislation. Who would have guessed that it ended in a bitter and brutal dispute over royalties.

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The disput...

July 7, 2014

Listen to a mythological account of how the Irish got their language, and their freckles, as spoken in fluent Irish (with English subtitles) by YouTube user Feardia and read the humorous transcript below. 

Taken from the Auricept na n'Eces, the pre-Christian history of...

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