Irish Phrases

PHRASE:         Bi ciuin! Ta tinneas cinn orm.
PRONOUNCED:     bee quewn! Taw tinniss kinn urm
MEANING:        Be quiet! I have a headache.

PHRASE:         Is cuma liom!
PRONOUNCED:     is cumma lum
MEANING:        I dont care!

PHRASE:         Go hifreann leat! 
PRONOUNCED:     Guh hee-fran lath
MEANING:        To hell with you!

PHRASE:         Ni ceart go cur le cheile
PRONOUNCED:     knee keart guh kurr leh kail-eh
MEANING:        There is no strength without unity

PHRASE:         Is maith an scathan suil charad
PRONOUNCED:     iss mot on scah-hawn sewell karr-add
MEANING:        A friends eye is a good mirror

PHRASE:         Ni hespa go dith carad 
PRONOUNCED:     knee hes-pah guf dee karr-add
MEANING:        There is no need like the lack of a friend			  

PHRASE:         Ta athas/bron/fearg/ocras/tart orm 
PRONOUNCED:     taw aw-iss/broin/farg/ock-ros/tart urr-im
MEANING:        I am happy/sorry/angry/hungry/thirsty

PHRASE:         Ta tu mall/go luath/go halainn/ard/go tapaidh
PRONOUNCED:     taw two moll/guh loo-ah/guh hall-inn/ard/guh top-igg
MEANING:        You are late/early/beautful/tall/fast

PHRASE:         Ta se te/fuar/fliuch/tirim amach
PRONOUNCED:     taw shay teh/fuirr/fluch/tirrim amock
MEANING:        It is hot/cold/wet/dry outside

PHRASE:         Nil aon leigheas ar an ngra ach posadh
PRONOUNCED:     neel ain laygus air on grah ock pus-idd
MEANING:        The only cure for love is marriage

PHRASE:         An rud a lionas an tsuil lionann se an croi
PRONOUNCED:     on rud ah lean-uss on sewell lean-onn shay on kree
MEANING:        What fills the eye fills the heart

PHRASE:         Giorraionn beirt bothar
PRONOUNCED:     gurr-on bert boh-hurr
MEANING:        Two shorten the road
			  
PHRASE:		Ni ceart go cur le cheile
PRONOUNCED:	knee keart guh kurr leh kay-leh
MEANING:		There is no strength without unity

PHRASE:		Ni heolas go haontios!
PRONOUNCED:	knee hyeo-luss guh hain-chiss
MEANING:		You can't know me without living with me!

PHRASE:		Olann an cat cluin bainne leis!
PRONOUNCED:	ull-onn on kot clew-in bonn-yeh lesh
MEANING:		The quiet cat also drinks milk!

PHRASE:		Conas ata tu?
PRONOUNCED:	cunn-us ah-taw two
MEANING:		How are you?

PHRASE:		Glacfaidh me do theocht/chuisle
PRONOUNCED:	glock-igg may duh teowked/cush-leh
MEANING:		I will take your temperature/pulse

PHRASE:		Gheobhaidh me an bhanaltra/dochtuir duit.
PRONOUNCED:	geow-igg may on bawn-all-tra/dock-tour dwit
MEANING:		I will get the nurse/doctor for you

PHRASE:		Mo seanathair agus seanmathair
PRONOUNCED:	muh sean-ah-hirr ogg-us shan-wah-hirr
MEANING:		My Grandfather and Grandmother

PHRASE:		Dearthair, deirfiur, aintín, uncail
PRONOUNCED:	dre-harr, dre-furrh, on-teen, un-kol
MEANING:		Brother, sister, auntie, uncle

PHRASE:		Mathair, athair, mac, inin
PRONOUNCED:	wah-hirr, ah-hirr, mack, ineen
MEANING:		Mother, father, son, daughter

PHRASE:	 	An toigh leat te/cofaidh/bainne ?
PRONOUNCED:	on tow-ig lat tay/cof-aid/bon-yeh
MEANING:	   	Would you like tea/coffe/milk ?

PHRASE:	 	An gabh thu tuilleadh?
PRONOUNCED:	on govh two tyew-lid
MEANING:	   Will you have some more?

PHRASE:	 	Tapadh leat
PRONOUNCED:	tapah lat
MEANING:	Thank you

PHRASE:		Gardai! Ta se prainneach. 
PRONOUNCED:	gard-ee! Taw shay pronn-ack
MEANING:	Police! It's an emergency. 

PHRASE:		Taim i gcruachais anois
PRONOUNCED:	tah-imm ih grew-cuss ah-nish
MEANING:	I need your help now

PHRASE:		Chaill me mo mhala. 
PRONOUNCED:	kyle may muh wall-ah/spar-awn/tick-aid
MEANING:	I lost my bag/wallet/ticket

PHRASE:		Gabh mo leithscaal 
PRONOUNCED:	govh muh leh-skayle
MEANING:	Excuse me

PHRASE:		Nil Gaeilge maith agam
PRONOUNCED:	kneel gale-geh mot ah-gum
MEANING:	I cannot speak Irish very well

PHRASE:		An Bhfuil Bearla/Gaeilge agat
PRONOUNCED:	on will bear-lah/gale-geh ah-gut
MEANING:	Do you speak English/Irish

PHRASE:		Ta me i gcruachais. 
PRONOUNCED:	tah may ih grew-kuss
MEANING:	I need your help

PHRASE:		Ta me ar strae/gortaithe/tinneas
PRONOUNCED:	tah may air stray / gore-teh-hah / tinn-iss
MEANING:	I am lost/injured/sick

PHRASE:		Ba mhaith liom an dochtuir
PRONOUNCED:	buh wot lum on dock-thure
MEANING:	I need a doctor

PHRASE:		Ticead amhain go dti an Gaillaimh, le do thoil
PRONOUNCED:	tick-aid ah-wann guh dee on gall-yibh leh duh hull
MEANING:		One ticket to Galway please

PHRASE:		Baile Atha Cliath/an Corcaigh/an Port Lairge/Ciarrai
PRONOUNCED:	ball-yeh aq-hah klee-ah/on core-kig/on port lor-ih-geh/keer-ee
MEANING:		Dublin/Cork/Galway/Kerry

PHRASE:		Cathain a bhainfidh an traenach/bus amach i Cill Airne 
PRONOUNCED:	kohh-inn a bwin-igg on tray-nock/bus ah-mock i kil arney
MEANING:		When does this train/bus arrive in Killarney?

PHRASE:		Ta an aimsir go halainn inniu 
PRONOUNCED:	taw an eyeim-shur guh haul-inn inn-you
MEANING:		The weather is beautiful today

PHRASE:		Bhi an aimsir fliuch agus gaofar ar maidin 
PRONOUNCED:	vee onn eyeim-shur fluck ogg-uss gwefarr air mod-djin 
MEANING:		The weather was wet and windy this morning

PHRASE:		Ta se rothe i rith an lae
PRONOUNCED:	Thaw shay ro-cheh ih rih on lay/eehah
MEANING:		It is too hot during the day/night

PHRASE:		Eist moran agus can beagan!
PRONOUNCED:	aisht more-on og-us con byug-on
MEANING:		Hear much and say little!

PHRASE:		De reir a cheile a thogtar na caisleain!
PRONOUNCED:	deh rare ah kay-lee a hug-tar nah cosh-lawn
MEANING:		It takes time to build castles!

PHRASE:		Is minic a gheibhean beal oscailt diog dunta!
PRONOUNCED:	iss minick ah gav-awnn bail os-kuly dee-ug doon-ta
MEANING:		An open mouth often catches a closed fist!

PHRASE:		Ta agam le rudai a cheannach
PRONOUNCED:	taw ah-gum leh rudd-ee ah kee-ann-ock
MEANING:		I have to do some shopping

PHRASE:		Ba maith liom an cota deas/geansai deas
PRONOUNCED:	buh wott lum on kota djas/gan-see djas
MEANING:		I would like a nice coat/nice sweater

PHRASE:	 	Ba maith liom seo a chur ar agaidh ag mo teach
PRONOUNCED:	buh wott lum shuh ah kurr air eye-gh egg muh chock
MEANING:		I want this sent to my house

PHRASE:		Ca bhfuil mo sheomra leapa? 
PRONOUNCED:	caw will muh showm-rah lappah
MEANING:		Where is my bedroom?

PHRASE:	 	Ta sa thuas an staighre. 
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay who-iss on sty-reh
MEANING:		It is upstairs

PHRASE:		Ta an leaba fuar, bhog, garbh, salach, briste
PRONOUNCED:	taw on lab-ah foor, bog, garv, sol-ock, brish-teh
MEANING:		The bed is cold, soft, rough, dirty, broken

PHRASE:		Ta suil agam go bhfuil tu i mbarr na slainte 
PRONOUNCED:	taw su-ill ah-gum guh will tu ih marr nah slawn-che
MEANING:		I hope you are in the best of health

PHRASE:	 	Ni raibh am agam scriobh go dti seo
PRONOUNCED:	knee rouh omm ah-gum skreevh guh dee shuh
MEANING:		I hadn't time to write until now

PHRASE:		Scriobh chugam go luath
PRONOUNCED:	skreevh coo-gum guh lu-ah
MEANING:		write to me soon

PHRASE:		An bhfuil dearthaireacha agus deirfiuracha agat
PRONOUNCED:	on wil dreh-harr-ock-ah ogus dreh-furr-ock-ah ah-gut
MEANING:		Do you have any brothers or sisters?

PHRASE:	 	An bhfuil clann agat
PRONOUNCED:	on wil clon ah-gut
MEANING:		Do you have a family?

PHRASE:		An bhfuil tu posta ?
PRONOUNCED:	on wil two poe-sta
MEANING:		Are you married?

PHRASE:		Mo anam cara
PRONOUNCED:	muh ann-imm karrah
MEANING:		My soulmate

PHRASE:	 	Gra, Dilseacht, Cairdeas 
PRONOUNCED:	graw, deel-shockt, korr-djass
MEANING:		Love, Loyalty, Friendship

PHRASE:		Gra Go Deo
PRONOUNCED:	graw guh djoe
MEANING:		Love forever

PHRASE:		Is e do bhaile do chaislean 
PRONOUNCED:	iss a duh boll-yah duh kosh-lonn
MEANING:		Your house is your castle

PHRASE:	 	Coimhead fearg fhear na foighde
PRONOUNCED:	koe-vade varrig farr nah foe-ih-geh
MEANING:		Beware the anger of a patient man

PHRASE:		Maireann croi eadrom i bhfad
PRONOUNCED:	marr-inn kree aid-drum ih bodd
MEANING:		A light heart lives longest

PHRASE:		An toigh leat tae/bainne/cofaidh/siucra?
PRONOUNCED:	on toig lat tay/bonn-yah/coff-aid/shu-krah
MEANING:		Do you like tea/milk/coffee/sugar?

PHRASE:	 	An gabh tu pios caca?
PRONOUNCED:	on govh two pee-sah caw-kah
MEANING:		Will you have a piece of cake?	

PHRASE:		An gabh tu tuilleadh?
PRONOUNCED:	on govh two twul-lid
MEANING:		Will you have some more?

PHRASE:		Na dean sin!
PRONOUNCED:	naw dane shin
MEANING:		Don't do that!

PHRASE:	 	Gle mhaith!
PRONOUNCED:	glay moth
MEANING:		Very good!	

PHRASE:		Rinn tu e!
PRONOUNCED:	rinn two a (as in the letter a)
MEANING:		You did it!

PHRASE:		Ba mhaith liom cupan tae
PRONOUNCED:	Buh wah lum cup-onn tay
MEANING:		I would like a cup of tea?

PHRASE:		Le bainne? Le siucra?
PRONOUNCED:	Leh bonn-yeh? Leh shu-kreh
MEANING:		With milk? With sugar?

PHRASE:		Ta se ro-laidir/ro-lag/an dheas
PRONOUNCED:	Taw shay ro-law-dirr/ro-logg/on djas
MEANING:		It is too strong/too weak/just nice

PHRASE:		Slainte agus tainte!
PRONOUNCED:	slawn-che oggus tinn-che
MEANING:		Health and Wealth!

PHRASE:		Go mbeire muid beo ar an am seo aris! 
PRONOUNCED:	guh mware-eh mwid beow air on omm shuh ah-rish
MEANING:		May we be alive this time next year!

PHRASE:		Athbhliain faoi mhaise dhuit!
PRONOUNCED:	ought-bleen fwee may-sheh dwit
MEANING:		A prosperous new year to you!

PHRASE:	 	Fainne oir ort!
PRONOUNCED:	fawn-yeh ore urt
MEANING:		A gold ring on you(Bravo! or Well Done!)

PHRASE:		Go dte tu an cead
PRONOUNCED:	guh day two on kade
MEANING:		May you live to be 100

PHRASE:		Go maire tu! 
PRONOUNCED:	guh mire-ehh two
MEANING:		May you live(Congratulations! or Live long!)

PHRASE:	 	Oiche Shamhna
PRONOUNCED:	ee-ha how-nah
MEANING:		Halloween (the night before Samhain)

PHRASE:		Tabhair feirin dom no buailfidh me bob ort! 
PRONOUNCED:	tour ferr-een dum no booligg may bob urt
MEANING:		Trick or Treat (give me a treat or I will play a trick on you!)

PHRASE:		Tine cramha/Cailleach/Taibhse
PRONOUNCED:	tinneh cravh-sheh/coll-yuk/tavh-sheh
MEANING:		Bonfire/Witch/Ghost

PHRASE:	 	Fomhair/Geimhreadh/Earrach/Samhradh
PRONOUNCED:	foe-irr/gev-reh/arr-ock/souwh-rah 
MEANING:		Autumn/Winter/Spring/Winter

PHRASE:		Ta se ag cur baisti
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay egg curr bosh-tee
MEANING:		It is raining

PHRASE:		Ta mo eadie fliuch
PRONOUNCED:	taw muh ea-dee flee-uck
MEANING:		My clothes are wet

PHRASE:	 	An mor ata air?
PRONOUNCED:	on moor ah-taw err
MEANING:		Ho much does this cost?

PHRASE:		An dtogann tu caratai credit?
PRONOUNCED:	on duggan two car-tee credit
MEANING:		Do you take credit cards?

PHRASE:		Ceannoid me e
PRONOUNCED:	kyan-oh-idd may a 
		(a as the letter A)
MEANING:		I'll buy it!

PHRASE:	 	Ta me go hiontach
PRONOUNCED:	taw may guh hyun-tock
MEANING:		I am wonderful!

PHRASE:		Ta me tinn
PRONOUNCED:	taw may tin
MEANING:		I am unwell (sick)

PHRASE:		Ta tuirse orm
PRONOUNCED:	taw tier-sheh urm
MEANING:		I am tired

PHRASE:	 	Sean is ainm dom
PRONOUNCED:	Sean is ann-imm dum
MEANING:		Sean is my name!

PHRASE:		Ca bhfuil Maire/Sean?
PRONOUNCED:	caw will Maire/Sean
MEANING:		Where is Maire/Sean!

PHRASE:		Ta se/si sa teach/ostan
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay/shee sah chock/us-tawn
MEANING:		He/She is in the house/hotel

PHRASE:		Ta se go brea
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay goh braw
MEANING:		It is sunny!

PHRASE:		Ta se scamaillach
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay scomm-ill-ock
MEANING:		it is cloudy

PHRASE:	 	Ta se ag cuir baisteach
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay egg curr bawsh-stuck
MEANING:		It is raining!

PHRASE:		Na dean sin!
PRONOUNCED:	nah dane shin
MEANING:		Dont do that!

PHRASE:	 	Cuir sin sios
PRONOUNCED:	cwirr shin shees
MEANING:		Put that down!

PHRASE:		Fuirich air falbh on teine 
PRONOUNCED:	fwirr-ick err voliv on dyan-yeh
MEANING:		Stay away from the fire!

PHRASE: 	Eireann go Brach !
PRONOUNCED:	air-inn go braw
MEANING:		Ireland forever!

PHRASE:		Cead mile failte romhat! 
PRONOUNCED:	kade meela fall-cheh row-itt
MEANING:		A hundred thousand welcomes!

PHRASE:		Slainte 
PRONOUNCED:	slawn-che
MEANING:		Good Health!

PHRASE: 		Buchaill/cailin maith!
PRONOUNCED:	boo-kill/coll-een mott
MEANING:		Good boy/girl!

PHRASE:		Stad!
PRONOUNCED:	stadd
MEANING:		Stop!

PHRASE:		Na dean sin!
PRONOUNCED:	nah dane shin
MEANING:		Don't do that!

PHRASE: 		Deireadh Fomhair/Samhain/Nollaig
PRONOUNCED:	derr-ihh foe-irr/zoew-inn/null-igg
MEANING:		October/November/December

PHRASE:		Nollaig faoi shean is faoi mhaise duit!
PRONOUNCED:	Nullig fwee yan iss fwee mway/shih dwit
MEANING:		A prosperous and enjoyable Christmas!

PHRASE:		Nollaig Shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	nullig hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy Christmas to you

PHRASE:		Athblian shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	ought/bleen hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy new year to you

PHRASE: 		Iuil/Lunasa/Mean Fomhair
PRONOUNCED:	ooh-ill/loon-asa/man-foe-irr
MEANING:		July/August/September

PHRASE:		White/Green/Black/Blue/Brown/Red/Yellow
PRONOUNCED:	ban/glass/dubh/gorm/donn/dearg/bui
MEANING:		bawn/gloss/duve/gurim/don/djarigg/bwee

PHRASE: 		Ta se a seacht/ocht/naoi a chlog
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay shocked/ucked/knee a clug
MEANING:		It is seven/eight/nine o'clock

PHRASE: 		Aibrean/Bealtaine/Meitheamh
PRONOUNCED:	obb-rinn/beowl-tinn-eh/meh-ivh
MEANING:		April/May/June

PHRASE: 	Deardaoin/De hAoine/De Satharn/ De Domhnach
PRONOUNCED:	dare-deen/day heena/day satt-urn/day dow-nock
MEANING:		Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday

PHRASE: 		Ta se a ceithir/cuig/se a chlog
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay a kerr-ihh/koo-igg/shay a clug
MEANING:		It is four/five/six o'clock

PHRASE: 		Eanair/Feabhra/Marta
PRONOUNCED:	onn-irr/feow-rih/marr-tah
MEANING:		January/February/March

PHRASE: 		De Luain/De Mairt/De Cheadaoin
PRONOUNCED:	day-loon/day mart/day k-deen
MEANING:		Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

PHRASE: 		Ta se a haon/do/tri a chlog
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay a hane/doh/tree ah clug
MEANING:		It is one/two/three o'clock

PHRASE: 		Beagan agus a ra go maith
PRONOUNCED:	byug/onn ogg/iss a raw guh mot
MEANING:		Say little but say it well

PHRASE: 		Mol an oige agus tiocfaidh siad
PRONOUNCED:	moll on ogue/ihh og/iss chuck/igg sheed
MEANING:		Praise the young and they will flourish

PHRASE: 		Ceoil agus Craic
PRONOUNCED:	ceo/ill ogg/iss crack
MEANING:		Singing and fun

PHRASE: 		bean mo chroi
PRONOUNCED:	bann muh kree
MEANING:		Woman of my heart

PHRASE: 		Ta tu go halainn
PRONOUNCED:	taw two guh haul-inn
MEANING:		You are beautiful

PHRASE: 		An bposfaidh tu me?
PRONOUNCED:	on boes-igg two may
MEANING:		Will you marry me?

PHRASE:		Ta se dearg, gorm, dubh, ban, oraiste, donn, bui, glas
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay dar-igg, gurrum, duve, bawn, orr-awsh-che, don, bwee, gloss
MEANING:		It is red, blue, black, white, orange, brown, yellow, green

PHRASE:		Ta se a haon a clog, a do a clog, tri, ceathair, cuig, se, seacht, hocht, naoi, deich
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay a hane a clug, a dough a clug, tree, kah-irr, coo-igg, shockt, huckt, knee, deh
MEANING:		It is one o'clock, two o'clock, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten

PHRASE:		Uladh, Mumhan, Laighean, Connacht 
PRONOUNCED:	ooh-lad, muv-onn, lion, con-ocked
MEANING:		Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connaught 

PHRASE:		An féidir liom cabhru leat?
PRONOUNCED:	on fay-durr lum cow-roo lat?
MEANING:		May I help you? 

PHRASE:		An bhfuil tu ag lorg duine eigin?
PRONOUNCED:	on will two egg lurg dinn-eh aig-ginn 
MEANING:		Are you looking for someone? 

PHRASE:		An gno pearsanta no oifigiuil e?
PRONOUNCED:	on gih-no parr-sann-tah no iff-igg-ool ae 
MEANING:		Is it personal or official? 

PHRASE:		Ta me are meisce
PRONOUNCED:	taw/may/air/mesh-keh
MEANING:		I am very drunk

PHRASE:		Ta me ar buille
PRONOUNCED:	taw/may/air/bool-yeh
MEANING:		I am very angry

PHRASE:		Ta me tuirseach
PRONOUNCED:	taw/may/tier-shock
MEANING:		I am tired

PHRASE:		Iuil/Lunasa/Mean Fomhair 
PRONOUNCED:	yewell/loon-asa/man-foe-hur
MEANING:		July/August/September

PHRASE:		Deireadh Fomhair/Samhain/Nollaig 
PRONOUNCED:	derrah-foe-hur/sow-inn/null-igg
MEANING:		October/November/December

PHRASE:		Seacht, Ocht, Naoi Deich
PRONOUNCED:	shocked, ucked, knee, deh
MEANING:		Seven/Eight/Nine/Ten

PHRASE:		Aibrean/Bealtaine/Meitheamh
PRONOUNCED:	ibb-ronn/be-owll-tinnih/meh-ivh
MEANING:		April/May/June

PHRASE:		Deardaoin/De haoine/Sathairn/De Domhnaigh
PRONOUNCED:	dare-deen/day-heena/day-dow-nig
MEANING:		Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday

PHRASE:		Ceathair/Cuig/Se
PRONOUNCED:	cah-irr/coo-igg/shay
MEANING:		Four/Five/Six

PHRASE:		Eanair/Feabhra/Marta
PRONOUNCED:	ain-irr/feow-rahh/marr-tah
MEANING:		January/February/March

PHRASE:		De Luain/De mairt/De Cheadaoin
PRONOUNCED:	day-loon/day-mart/day kade-djeen
MEANING:		Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

PHRASE:		Aon/Do/Tri
PRONOUNCED:	ah-inn/doh/tree
MEANING:		One/Two/Three

PHRASE:		Nollaig faoi shéan is faoi mhaise duit!
PRONOUNCED:	Nullig fwee yan iss fwee mway/shih dwit
MEANING:		A prosperous and enjoyable Christmas!

PHRASE:		Nollaig Shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	nullig hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy Christmas to you

PHRASE:		Athblian shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	ought/bleen hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy new year to you

PHRASE:		Imeacht gan teacht ort
PRONOUNCED:	imm/ocked gone chockt urt
MEANING: 		May you leave withour returning

PHRASE: 		Titim gan eiri ort
PRONOUNCED:	titt/imm gone eye/ree urt
MEANING:		May you fall without risinge

PHRASE:		Gurab amhlaidh duit
PRONOUNCED:	gur/ibb owl/adh dwit 
MEANING: 		The same to you

PHRASE:		Is maith an scathan suil charad 
PRONOUNCED:	iss mott on scot/onn suill karrad
MEANING: 		A friend's eye is a good mirror

PHRASE:		Ni dhiolann dearmad fiacha.
PRONOUNCED:	knee djull/onn djar/madd fee/ack/ha
MEANING: 		A debt is still unpaid, even if forgotten

PHRASE: 		Is minic a bhris beal duine a shron.
PRONOUNCED:	iss min/ick a vrish bale dinn/ih a hrone
MEANING:		Many a time a man's mouth broke his nose

PHRASE:			An bhfuil pian ort?
PRONOUNCED:	on will peen urt?
MEANING: 		Do you have any pain?

PHRASE:			Beidh tu ag taisteal san otharcharr
PRONOUNCED:	beg two egg tass/toil sann uttor/karr
MEANING: 		You are going by ambulance	

PHRASE: 		Gheobhaidh me an bhanaltra duit
PRONOUNCED:	yeo/igg/ may on bonn/all/trah dwit
MEANING:		I will get the nurse for you

PHRASE: 		An feidir liom cabhru leat?
PRONOUNCED:	on fay/durr lum cow/roo latt
MEANING:		May I help you? 

PHRASE:		An gno pearsanta no oifigiuil e?
PRONOUNCED:	on no par/san/tha no iff/igg/ool ae
MEANING:		Is it personal or official? 

PHRASE:		Cad is ainm duit, le do thoil?
PRONOUNCED:	cod iss an/imm dwit, leh duh hull
MEANING:		What is your name, please? 

PHRASE: 		Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras. 
PRONOUNCED:	iss mawt on tawn/lonn on tuck/russ
MEANING:		Hunger is a good sauce

PHRASE:		An bhfuil ocras ort? 
PRONOUNCED:	on will uck/russ urt
MEANING:		Are you hungry?

PHRASE:		An maith leat fion/beoir/tae/bainne?  
PRONOUNCED:	on mawt latt fyunn/byore/tay/bonnyeh
MEANING:		Do you like wine/beer/tea/milk

PHRASE: 	Ta ocras orm.
PRONOUNCED:	taw uck/russ urm
MEANING:		I am hungry

PHRASE:		Ta tart orm.
PRONOUNCED:	taw tart urm
MEANING:		I am thirsty

PHRASE:		Ba mhaith liom cupan tae
PRONOUNCED:	buh wah lum cup/onn tay
MEANING:		I would like a cup of tea

PHRASE:		Ta gaoth ann
PRONOUNCED:	taw gay oww/inn
MEANING:		It is windy

PHRASE:	 	Ta an t-usice ann 
PRONOUNCED:	taw on tish/keh ann
MEANING:		It is raining

PHRASE:		Ta an t-adhar gorm
PRONOUNCED:	taw an tat/hir gur/imm
MEANING:		The sky is blue

PHRASE:		Dia duit ar maidin
PRONOUNCED:	dee/ah dwit air mod/ging
MEANING:		Good morning 

PHRASE:	 	Ca bhfuil do sheomra leaba? 
PRONOUNCED:	kaw will do shoim/rah labb/ah
MEANING:		Where is your bedroom?

PHRASE:		Ta se thuas an staighre
PRONOUNCED:	taw shay who/iss on sty/rih
MEANING:		It is upstairs

PHRASE:		Beannachtai na Feile Padraig
PRONOUNCED:	bann/ockt/tee nih fail/eh pawd/rig
MEANING:		Happy Saint Patrick's Day

PHRASE:	 	Siochan leat
PRONOUNCED:	shee/oh/con lat
MEANING:		Peace be with you

PHRASE:		Slán agus beannacht leat 
PRONOUNCED:	slawn og/us ban/ockt lat
MEANING:		Goodbye and blessings on you

PHRASE:		Tuigim Gaeilge shimpli
PRONOUNCED:	thug/imm gale/geh him/plee
MEANING:		I understand simple irish

PHRASE:		Nil moran Gaeilge agam.
PRONOUNCED:	kneel more/on gale/geh ah/gum
MEANING:		I dont have much Irish

PHRASE:		De reir a cheile a thogtar na caisleain 
PRONOUNCED:	day rare a kayla a hug/tar nah cosh/lawn
MEANING:		It takes time to build castles

PHRASE:		Ni h-e la na baisti la na bpaisti
PRONOUNCED:	nee hay law na bawshtee law na bawshtee
MEANING:		A rainy day isn't a day for the children 

PHRASE:		Is e do bhaile do chaislean 
PRONOUNCED:	iss ay duh vol-yah duh cosh-lawn
MEANING:		Your house is your castle

PHRASE:		Tir gan teanga, tir gan anam 
PRONOUNCED:	teer gon tyong-ga, teer gon on-umm
MEANING:		A country (land) without a language, a country without a soul 

PHRASE:		Ta cupla focail Gaeilge agam 
PRONOUNCED:	taw koo-pluh fuk-ill gale-geh ah/gum
MEANING:		I have a couple of words of Irish

PHRASE:		Nil aon sceal eile orm 
PRONOUNCED:	kneel ayne skale ella urm
MEANING:		I don't have any other story

PHRASE:		Oiche mhaith, codladh samh
PRONOUNCED:	eehah wot, culla sovh
MEANING:		Good night, sleep well

PHRASE:		Go hifreann leat!  
PRONOUNCED:	guh hiff-irr-in lat
MEANING:		To hell with you!

PHRASE:		Go dtachta an diabhal tu!
PRONOUNCED:	guh dock-tah on dee-veal two
MEANING:		May the devil choke you!

PHRASE:		Imigh sa diabhal! 
PRONOUNCED:	im-ihh sah dee-veal
MEANING:		Go to the devil!

PHRASE:		Ca as duit?  
PRONOUNCED:	caw oss dit
MEANING:	Where are you from?

PHRASE:		Is as Meiricea/Sasana/Eire dom
PRONOUNCED:	iss oss mare-i-caw/sos-in-ah/air-ah dum
MEANING:	I am from America/England/Ireland!

PHRASE:		Ta tu go h-aileann  
PRONOUNCED:	taw two guh haul-inn
MEANING:	You are beautiful!

PHRASE:		eistigi liom! 
PRONOUNCED:	eish-tig-ee lum
MEANING:		listen to me!

PHRASE:		Dún do bheal!
PRONOUNCED:	shut your mouth!
MEANING:		duin duh vale!

PHRASE:		gabh mo leithscéal!  
PRONOUNCED:	guh muh lesh/kale 
MEANING:		pardon me!

PHRASE:		Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras. 
PRONOUNCED:	Iss mot on tawn/lawn on tuck/russ?
MEANING:		Hunger is a good sauce 

PHRASE:		An bhfuil ocras ort?  
PRONOUNCED:	On will uck/russ urt?
MEANING:		Are you hungry?

PHRASE:		Níl. Ach tá tart orm.                   
PRONOUNCED:	Kneel. Ock taw tart ur/um
MEANING:		No, but I am thirsty

PHRASE:		Ta me/Ta Tu/Ta se/Ta si/Taimid 
PRONOUNCED:	Taw may/Taw two/Taw shay/Taw she/Tom-eed
MEANING:		I am/You are/He is/She is/We are

PHRASE:		Ta me in a gconai in aice on siopa
PRONOUNCED:	Taw may inn ah goin-ee inn ack-ah on shup-ah
MEANING:		I am living beside the shop

PHRASE:		Ta si ag leamh on paipear
PRONOUNCED:	Taw she egg lave on paw/pear
MEANING:		She is reading the paper

PHRASE:		Beannachtai na Feile Padraig
PRONOUNCED:	ban/ocked/tee nah fail/eh pawd/rig
MEANING:		Happy Saint Patricks Day

PHRASE:		Fear/Bean ar do mhian agat
PRONOUNCED:	far/ban air duh vian ah/gut
MEANING:		A husband/wife of your choice to you

PHRASE:		Faol saol agat agus bas in Eirinn
PRONOUNCED:	fweel sail ah/gut og/us boss in air/in
MEANING:		Long life to you and death in Ireland.

PHRASE:		aon, do, tri, ceithir, cuig
		se, seacht, ocht, naoi, deich

PRONOUNCED:	ain, dough, tree, kerr/ih, koo/igg
		shay, shocht, uck/th, knee, deh
MEANING:		1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

PHRASE:		Mir a haon ar an gClar Gno
PRONOUNCED:	mere ah hain air on glar gh/no
MEANING:		Item one on the agenda

PHRASE:		Iadsan go leir ata i bhfabhar?
PRONOUNCED:	eed/sun go lair ah/taw ih vow/arr
MEANING:		All those in favour?

PHRASE:		Iadsan go leir ata in aghaidh?
PRONOUNCED:	eed/sun go lair ah/taw in eye/gh
MEANING:		All those against?

PHRASE:		Cruinniu ar Athlo!
PRONOUNCED:	krin/u air ott/low
MEANING:		Meeting adjourned!

PHRASE:		Cé atá ag glaoch, le do thoil?
PRONOUNCED:	K ah/taw egg glay/ock, leh duh hull?
MEANING:		Who is calling?

PHRASE:		Tá an líne gafa
PRONOUNCED:	Taw on leena goffa
MEANING:		The line is engaged

PHRASE:		Níl aon fhreagra
PRONOUNCED:	Kneel ain frag/ra
MEANING:		There is no answer

PHRASE:		Bainfidh mé triail as an líne eile
PRONOUNCED:	Bwin/igg may treel os on leena ella
MEANING:		I will try the other line

PHRASE:		Tá brón orm faoin moill 
PRONOUNCED:	Thaw bro/inn ur/im fween mwill
MEANING:		I am sorry for the delay

PHRASE:		Níl sé/sí istigh inniu
PRONOUNCED:	Kneel shay/shee ish/tig in/u
MEANING:		He/She is not in today

PHRASE:		Cén uimhir ghutháin atá agat?
PRONOUNCED:	Kane iv/or goo/tawn ah/taw ah/gut?
MEANING:	What is your Telephone Number?

PHRASE:		Cén t-eolas atá uait?
PRONOUNCED:	Kane toe/lass ah/taw ooh/it?
MEANING:		What information do you want?

PHRASE:		Gheobhaidh tú gach eolas san bhileog
PRONOUNCED:	Yeo/ig two gock o/lass san vill/owge
MEANING:		You will get all the information in the leaflet

PHRASE:		An feidir liom cabhru leat? 
PRONOUNCED:	On fay/dur lum kav/roo lath?
MEANING:		May I help you? 

PHRASE:		Cad is ainm duit, le do thoil? 
PRONOUNCED:	Cod is ann/um dwit, leh duh hull?
MEANING:		What is your name please? 

PHRASE:		Cen seoladh atá agat, le do thoil ?                  
PRONOUNCED:	Kane show/lah ah/taw ah/gut, leh duh hull?
MEANING:		What is your address please?

PHRASE:		An bhfuil Gaelige/Bearla agat?               
PRONOUNCED:	On will gale-geh/bear-lah ah-gut?
MEANING:		Do you speak Irish/English?

PHRASE:		An dtuigeann tú?                   
PRONOUNCED:	On digg/inn two
MEANING:		Do you understand?

PHRASE:		Tuigim/Ni thuigim 
PRONOUNCED:	tigg-im/knee higg-im  
MEANING:		I understand/I don't understand

PHRASE:		Cen tam e?   
PRONOUNCED:	cane thom a?
MEANING:		What time is it?

PHRASE:		Ta se a tri a chlog ar maidin 
PRONOUNCED:	Taw shay ah tree ah clug air mod/gin
MEANING:		It is three o'clock in the morning

PHRASE:		Ta se deich noimead tar eis a naoi 
PRONOUNCED:	Taw shay deh no/made tar aish a knee  
MEANING:		It is ten minutes after nine 

PHRASE:		Na dean sin!  
PRONOUNCED:	naw dane shin
MEANING:		Don't do that!

PHRASE:		Bi samhach!  
PRONOUNCED:	bee zoww/ock
MEANING:		Be Quiet!

PHRASE:		Duin an doras! 
PRONOUNCED:	doon on dur/oss  
MEANING:		Shut the Door! 

PHRASE:		Breith lá Sona Duit!  
PRONOUNCED:	breht law sunna dwit!
MEANING:		Happy birthday to you!

PHRASE:		Go maire tú an lá!  
PRONOUNCED:	go marra two on law
MEANING:		Many happy returns! (Congratulations!)

PHRASE:		Sláinte agus saol chugat! 
PRONOUNCED:	slawn/che ogg/us sail koo/gut!  
MEANING:		Health and long life to you! 

PHRASE:		Tá grá agam duit!  
PRONOUNCED:	taw graw agg/um dwit
MEANING:		I love you!

PHRASE:		Mo mhíle grá 
PRONOUNCED:	muh veal/ah graw
MEANING:		My thousand loves

PHRASE:		Go raibh míle maith agat! 
PRONOUNCED:	Guh ruh meal/ah mawt ag/gut (literal: may you have a thousand good things!)
MEANING:		Many thanks! 

PHRASE:		Cén dath atá ar ?
PRONOUNCED:	cain dawt ah/taw air?
MEANING:		What color is it?

PHRASE:		Ta se dearg/gorm/bui/glas/dubh/ban
PRONOUNCED:	Taw shay djar-ig/gurm/gloss/duve/bawn
MEANING:		It is red/blue/green/black/white

PHRASE:		Cad e sin?
PRONOUNCED:	Cod eh shin?
MEANING:		What is that 

PHRASE:		Is clog/balla/blathanna e
PRONOUNCED:	Iss clug/bolla/blaw-on-ah eh
MEANING:		It's a clock/wall/flowers 

PHRASE:		Cad ba mhaith leat?
PRONOUNCED:	cod buh watt lat
MEANING:		What would you like?

PHRASE:		Ba mhaith liom tae/bainne/uisce beatha/beoir
PRONOUNCED:	buh watt lum tay/bonn-ye/ishka ba-ha/bee-yore
MEANING:		I would like tea/milk/whiskey/beer

PHRASE:		Ni maith liom /bricfeasta/lon/suipear
PRONOUNCED:	knee mawt lum brick/fasta/loan/sue-pear
MEANING:		I would not like breakfast/lunch/supper

PHRASE:		Tá tart mór orm?
PRONOUNCED:	taw tart moor urm?
MEANING:		I am very thirsty?

PHRASE:		Cá bhfuil an teach pobail? ostán, teach, airgead
PRONOUNCED:	caw will on chock pub/ill? us/tawn, chock, are/igid
MEANING:		Where is the Pub? hotel, house, money

PHRASE:		Sláinte!
PRONOUNCED:	slawn/che
MEANING:		Health! (Cheers!)

PHRASE:		Cé as tú?
PRONOUNCED:	K/oss/tu
MEANING:		Where are you from?

PHRASE:		As America, is tú féin?
PRONOUNCED:	oss/America/iss/tu/feign
MEANING:		From America, and yourself?

PHRASE:		As Australia
PRONOUNCED:	oss/Australia
MEANING:		From Australia

PHRASE:		Nollaig faoi shéan is faoi mhaise duit!
PRONOUNCED:	Nullig fwee yan iss fwee mway/shih dwit
MEANING:		A prosperous and enjoyable Christmas!

PHRASE:		Nollaig Shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	nullig hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy Christmas to you

PHRASE:		Athblian shona duit
PRONOUNCED:	ought/bleen hunna dwit
MEANING:		Happy new year to you

PHRASE:		Michael is ainm dom
PRONOUNCED:	Michael is ann/um dum
MEANING:		My name is Michael

PHRASE:		Cad is ainm duit?
PRONOUNCED:	cod is ann/um dwit? 
MEANING:		What is your name?

PHRASE:		Is as Éire dom
PRONOUNCED:	iss oss air/eh dum
MEANING:		I am from Ireland

PHRASE:		Tá mé Tuirseach
PRONOUNCED:	thaw may tir/shock
MEANING:		I am tired

PHRASE:		Tá mé ar buille
PRONOUNCED:	thaw may air boo/ill/ya 
MEANING:		I am angry

PHRASE:		Tá mé air meisce
PRONOUNCED:	Thaw may air mesh/kah
MEANING:		I am drunk

PHRASE:		Is fear rith maith ná drochsheasamh.
PRONOUNCED:	is far rit mot nah druck/shass/ubh
MEANING:		A good run is better than a bad stand

PHRASE:		Más é do thoil é
PRONOUNCED:	Mawsh a duh hull a ('a'as in 'bay') 
MEANING:		If you please


PHRASE:		Saol fada chugat
PRONOUNCED:	Sail fod/ah cu/gut
MEANING:		Long life to you

PHRASE:		Gura slán an scéalai
PRONOUNCED:	gur/ah slawn on skale/e
MEANING:		May the bearer of the news be safe

PHRASE:		...a chuisle mo chroí...
PRONOUNCED:	a quish/leh muh kree
MEANING:		...my dear darling/treasure...

PHRASE:		...a ghrá mo chroí...
PRONOUNCED:	a graw muh kree
MEANING:		...love of my heart...

PHRASE:		Scileann fíon fírinne.
PRONOUNCED:	Skill/awn fyun fir/in/eh.
MEANING:		Wine lets out the truth.

The following 2 phrases are the equivalent of 'curses'.

PHRASE:		Imeacht gan teacht ort.
PRONOUNCED:	Im/ockt gon chock/th urt.
MEANING:		May you leave without returning.

PHRASE:		Titim gan éirí ort.
PRONOUNCED:	Chitim gon eye/ree urt.
MEANING:		May you fall without rising.

PHRASE:		Nach breá an lá é?
PRONOUNCED:	knock brah on law eh
MEANING:		Isn't it a nice day?

PHRASE:		Tá an ceart agat. Tá sé go breá anseo.
PRONOUNCED:	Taw on cart ah gut. Taw shay go brah on shuh
MEANING:		You are right. It is nice here?

PHRASE:		Nil' an aimsir go maith inniu 
PRONOUNCED:	Kneel on ayeim shur go mawt in you
MEANING:		The weather isn't good today

PHRASE:		Gura slán an scéalai
PRONOUNCED:	gur ah slawn on skale e
MEANING:		May the person bearing the news be safe

PHRASE:		Tá failte romhat
PRONOUNCED:	Taw fall cheh row at
MEANING:		You are welcome

PHRASE:		Conas atá tú?
PRONOUNCED:	kuniss ah-taw two
MEANING:		How are you?

PHRASE:		Tá mé go maith
PRONOUNCED:	Taw may go mawt
MEANING:		I am well

PHRASE:		Oíche mhaith
PRONOUNCED:	e-ha whawt
MEANING:		Good night

PHRASE:		Níl aon tintéan mar do thintéan féin
PRONOUNCED:	Kneel ain tin-tin mar duh yin-tin feign
MEANING:		There's no place like home

PHRASE:		An bhfuil bean sa chistin?
PRONOUNCED:	On will ban sa khish-tin?
MEANING:		Is there a woman in the kitchen?(replace 'bean' with 'fear' (pronounced 'far')to ask 'is there a man in the kitchen?')

PHRASE:		Eireann go braugh (bráth)
PRONOUNCED:	air-in go braw
MEANING:		Ireland forever!

PHRASE:		Dia dhuit
PRONOUNCED:	dee-ah dwit
MEANING:		God (Dia) be with you.  This phrase is the equivalent of 'Hello'.

PHRASE:		Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam
PRONOUNCED:	air esh day go row a ann-im('row' as in a fight, tiff, argument) 
MEANING:		May he rest in peace. (This is a common phrase used on funeral condolence cards, gravestones, etc.)

PHRASE:		Go n-éirí on bóthar leat
PRONOUNCED:	go nigh-ree on boat-or lat('nigh' as in 'the end is nigh')
MEANING:		May the road rise with you

PHRASE:		Slán agus beannacht leat   
PRONOUNCED:	slawn og-us bann-ockt lat
MEANING:		Goodbye and blessings on you

PHRASE:         Slainte 
PRONOUNCED:     slawn-che
MEANING:        Good Health!

PHRASE:         Eireann go braugh (bráth)
PRONOUNCED:     air-in go braw
MEANING:        Ireland forever!

PHRASE:         Beannachtai na Feile Padraig
PRONOUNCED:     bann/ockt/tee nih fail/eh pawd/rig
MEANING:        Happy Saint Patrick's Day


PHRASE:        Ni mor a admhail...
PRONOUNCED:    knee moor ah ad-voll
MEANING:        I has to be admitted....

PHRASE:        Is baolach...
PRONOUNCED:    iss bwail-ock
MEANING:        Unfortunately...


PHRASE:        de reir dealramh
PRONOUNCED:    day rare deall-ruv
MEANING:        Apparently....

PHRASE:		Thar gach ni eile...
PRONOUNCED:	har gock nee ella
MEANING:	Above all else...

PHRASE:		Ni mor a admhail.... 
PRONOUNCED:	nee moor ah ad-voll
MEANING:	It must be admitted...

PHRASE:		Ar an iomlan...
PRONOUNCED:	air on um-lun
MEANING:	On the whole...