Irish Heritage Month & March Blog Challenge – Day 14

So for today’s challenge post, I am going to share with you some key phrases in Gaelic you might need this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend!

Here is a break down of how to read this post. The Gaelic word will be like regular text, the pronunciation with be in italics and the meaning will be bold.

Sláinte (SLAHN-cheh) – health (cheers – toast)
  or the longer version:  sláinte is táinte (SLAHN-cheh iss TAHN-cheh) — health and wealth

Fáilte (FAHL-cheh) — welcome
    common use:
Céad Míle Fáilte (kayd MEE-luh FAHL-cheh) – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

craic (krak) – good timeis actually and adaption of English slang

Lá Fhéile Pádraig (Law Ale-yeh Pawd-rig) – Saint Patrick’s Day

For even more great gaelic phrase for St. Patrick’s Day check out this site:


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