I once astounded my mostly Australian-born family by using the phrase ‘put it on the long finger’ to suggest postponing something.
Former footballer gives a riveting account of the workings of the fraud squad, from an insider’s perspective.
Tá racht agus tnúth ann, agus ní cheiltear an chollaíocht.
Her voice is the voice of a young woman who did not hide her sexuality.
According to Diarmaid Ó Muirithe, the name Sheila derives from Cecily, ‘the English form of the Latin name of the…virgin martyr St Cecilia…The Anglo-Normans brought the name to Ireland and in time it became in the Irish language Síle..
Much has been written about the decline of the Irish language in the last 400 years…In this short piece, I’ll argue that Irish English is also under threat.