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The European Union
• The Republic of Ireland joined the E.U. In
The Republic of Ireland started to use
the Euro on 1st January 2002
• Hurling and GAA (Gaelic Football)
Population and Languages
4.5 million people live in the Republic
The main language spoken is English
but there is still a lot of Gaeilge
(Irish Gaelic) is still spoken especially
in ‘Gaeltacht’ areas
An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?
We’re going to learn some simple phrases in Irish.
Dia dhuit – Hello
Dia Mhuire duit – Hello (reply)
Cad is ainm duit? (what is your name?)
Andria is ainm dom (my name is)
Conás a tá tu? (How are you?)
Tá me go maith (I’m good)
Mas e do hoil e – please
Go raibh maith agat – thank you
Slan - Bye