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Wikipedia     Google search Google books

Focló English-Irish dictionary by Tomás de Bhaldraithe (1959) & new words

Teanglann: Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, Irish-English dictionary by Niall Ó Dónaill (1977), An Foclóir Beag, Irish-Irish dictionary, by Niall Ó Dónaill & Pádraig Ua Maoileoin (1991), English-Irish Dictionary, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe (1959) (+ audio)

Pronunciation database to listen to words in the major dialects, namely Connacht, Ulster and Munster

PotaFocal: Irish-English dictionaries

Intergaelic: Scottish-Irish Gaelic & Manx-Irish Gaelic dictionaries & translation new

Foclóir Gàidhlig-Gaeilge [PDF] Scottish-Irish Gaelic dictionary, by Kevin Scannell (2016) new

Foclóir Manainnis-Gaeilge [PDF] Manx-Irish Gaelic dictionary

Téarma: Irish-English dictionary (terminology)

Iate: multilingual terminological dictionary (European Union)

eDIL: Irish-English dictionary

Gramadach lexicon: Irish > English dictionary

Lexicelt: Irish-Welsh dictionary

thematic vocabulary: phrases (+ audio) & grammar

Gaois, Corpas comhthreomhar (corpus of legislation): translations of phrases, Irish-English ирландско-русский словарь : Irish-Russian dictionary (with phonetics) new

common phrases Irish-English (+ audio)

common phrases & expressions Irish-English (+ audio) (free limited access)

common phrases Irish-English (with phonetic)

Irish phrases for radio [PDF] Irish-English vocabulary

Irish proverbs with translation in English

Irish names: origin

first & second names English > Irish

place names dictionary Irish-English

English-Irish phrase dictionary by Lambert McKenna (1922)

Foclóir gaedhilge agus béarla, Irish English Dictionary being a thesaurus of words, phrases and idioms of the modern Irish language, with explanations in English, by Patrick Dinneen (1904)

Larger English-Irish dictionary, Foclóir béarla-gaedhlige, by Timothy O'Neill-Lane (1917)

Learner's English-Irish dictionary for use in schools and colleges and by students in general, by An Seabhac (Pádraig Ó Siochfhradha)

Irish-English dictionary by Edward O'Reilly & revised by John O'Donovan (1864)

English-Irish Dictionary, intended for the use of students of the Irish Language, by Daniel Foley (1855)

English Irish Dictionary by Thaddæus Connellan (1814)

Focalóir Gaoidhilge-Sax-bhéarla or An Irish-English Dictionary, by John O'Brien (Seán Ó Briain) (1768)

The English Irish Dictionary, An Foclóir Béarla Gaoidheilge, by Conor O'Begly (Conchobhar Ó Beaglaoich) & Hugh MacCurtin (Aodh Bhuidhe Mac Cuirtin) (1732)

Gaelic names of plants (Scottish, Irish and Manx) with notes on their etymology, their uses, plant superstitions… by John Cameron (1900)

The role of Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, Niall Ó Dónaill, in Irish language lexicography in the 20th century, by Liam Mac Amhlaigh (2008)

Tracing inspiration in proverbial material: from The Royal Dictionary (1699 & 1729) of Abel Boyer to The English-Irish Dictionary (1732) of Begley and McCurtin, par Marcas Mac Coinnigh, in International journal of lexicography (2012) new

Old Irish

In Dúil Bélrai: Old Irish dictionary

Early Irish glossaries database: Cormac's glossary (Sanas Cormaic), O'Mulconry's glossary & the collection of Druim Cett (Dúil Dromma Cetta)

Sanas Chormaic: Cormac's glossary (10th century) translated and annoted by John O'Donovan (1868)

Three Irish glossaries: Cormac's glossary, O'Davoren's glossary & Glossary to the calendar of Oingus the Culdee (1862)

Focalóir Gaoidhilge-Sags-Bhéarla, Irish-English dictionary by John O'Brien (1832)

Focalóir Gaoidhilge-Sax-Bhéarla, Irish-English dictionary by Edward Lhuyd (1768)

Irish language

Gaelic keyboard to type the acute accent & ancient characters

Teanglann: declension & conjugation

BBC: Irish lessons, basic vocabulary (+ audio) (BBC)

Independent: phrases in Irish with English translations (+ audio)

Nualéargais: Irish grammar (in English or in German)

Daltai: Irish grammar

Irish lessons


Irelandman: Irish lessons (in German)

Irish by Raymond Hickey, in Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire (2012)

Gramadach na Gaeilge, an caighdeán oifigiúil: the official standard for the Irish language (2017)

Graiméar Gaeilge na mBráithre Críostaí [PDF] Gaelic grammar by the Christian Brothers (in Irish)

First Irish Grammar by the Christian Brothers (1920)

Aids to the pronunciation of Irish by the Christian Brothers (1905)

Aids to Irish composition by the Christian Brothers (1910)

Graiméar na Gaedhilge: grammar of spoken Irish, by the Christian Brothers (1906) (in English)

Grammar of the Irish language by Patrick Joyce (1896)

Compendium of Irish grammar by Ernst Windisch (1882)

Easy lessons or self-instruction in Irish by Ulick Bourke (1867)

Grammar of the Modern Irish language by Charles Wright (1860)

The college Irish grammar by Ulick Bourke (1856)

Grammar of the Irish language by John O'Donovan (1845)

Practical grammar of the Irish language by Owen Connellan (1844)

Grammar of the Irish language by Henry Monck Mason (1839)

Practical grammar of the Irish language by Paul O'Brien (1809)

An introduction to the Irish language by William Neilson (1808)

Description d'un parler irlandais de Kerry by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt-Jonval (1938)

A dialect of Donegal being the speech of Meenawannia in the parish of Glenties, phonology and texts, by Edmund Crosby Quiggin (1906) or online text

Die araner Mundart: The Aran islands dialect, grammar & Irish-German dictionary, by Franz Nikolaus Finck (1899)

books about the Irish Gaelic language: Google books | Internet archive | Academia | Wikipedia

resources about Gaelic language

Old Irish

University of Texas: Old Irish grammar (5th-11th century)

Early Irish by David Stifter, in The Celtic languages (2009)

Italo-Celtic origins and prehistoric development of the Irish language by Frederik Kortlandt (2006)

Old Irish phonology

Old Irish verb morphology

Adjective phrases in Old Irish by Ranko Matasović, in Keltische Forschungen (2009)

Concise Old Irish grammar and reader by Julius Pokorny (1914)

Grammar of Old Irish [PDF] by Frederick William O'Connell (1912)

Grammaire du vieil-irlandais: Old Irish grammar by Joseph Vendryes (1908)

Manuel d'irlandais moyen: Middle Irish handbook by Georges Dottin (1913)

texts and glossary

Handbuch des Alt-Irischen: Old Irish handbook by Rudolf Thurneysen (1909)

texts & dictionary Irish-German


Rté (Raidió na Gaeltachta) online radio > click on [Eist]

TG4: online television

Texts & Literature

Lyrikline: Irish poems, with translation (+ audio)

Celt: texts & poems of Ireland in Gaelic, Latin, English

Amhrán na bhFiann (The Soldier's Song): Irish anthem in Gaelic & English version

Irish prose, an essay in Irish with translation in English and a vocabulary, by Patrick Dinneen (1902)

Irish Popular Songs in Gaelic & translation in English by Edward Walsh (1847)

The King's letter (George IV) translated into Irish with a grammatical introduction to the Irish language, by Thaddæus Connellan (1825)

Cúirt an Mheán Oíche (The Midnight Court) by Brian Merriman (18th century) bilingual text Irish-English (humor) with vocabulary

Leabhar breathnach annso sis, the Irish version of the Historia Britonum of Nennius, with translation & notes by James Henthorn Todd (1848)

Stair Ercuil ocus a bás, The life and death of Hercules, with translation & glossary, by Gordon Quin (1939)

The topographical poems of John O'Dubhagain and Giolla na Naomh O'Huidhrin (14th century) edited in the original Irish, with translation & notes by John O'Donovan (1862)

Annals of the kingdom of Ireland by the four masters, from the earliest period to the year 1616 (Annála Ríoghachta Éireann) with translation & notes by John O'Donovan (1856) : I & II - III - IV - V - VI - VII

Leabhar Gabhála, the book of the taking of Ireland, by Micheál Ó Cléirigh (XVIIe) with translation by Robert Macalister (1938) : I & III - IV - V

The martyrology of Óengus the Culdee (Félire Óengusso Céli Dé) with translation & notes by Whitley Stokes (1905)

Lives of saints, from the Book of Lismore, with translation & notes by Whitley Stokes (1890)

The voyage of Bran, son of Febal, to the land of the living, an old Irish saga: English translation by Kuno Meyer, with an essay by Alfred Nutt (1895) : I & II

The Táin bó Cúailnge from the Yellow book of Lecan, with variant readings from the Lebor na hUidre, edited by John Strachan (1912)

The ancient Irish epic tale, Táin bó Cúalnge, "The Cualnge cattle-raid": English translation by Joseph Dunn (1914)

Lebor na hUidre, Book of the dun cow, edited by Richard Irvine Best & Osborn Bergin (1929)

The banquet of dun na n-Gedh and the battle of Magh Rath, an ancient historical tale (Fleadh duin na n-Gedh & Cath Muighe Rath) with translation and notes by John O'Donovan (1842)

The religious songs of Connacht, a collection of poems, stories, prayers, satires, ranns, charms… by Douglas Hyde (1906) : I & II

Three Middle-Irish homilies on the lives of Saints Patrick, Brigit and Columba, by Whitley Stokes (1877)

Hail Brigit, an Old-Irish poem on the Hill of Alenn, by Kuno Meyer (1912)

Die altirische Heldensage, Táin bó Cúalnge, in Gaelic & translation in German, by Ernst Windisch (1905)

Irische Texte: Irish texts with translation in German & Irish-German dictionary, by Ernst Windisch (1880) : I & II-1 - II-2 - III - IV

Ancien law of Ireland: Irish texts & translation in English (1865-1901) : I & II - III - IV - V

An Biobla Naomhtha: Old Testament by William Bedel (Uilliam Bhedel) & New Testament by William Daniel (Uilliam Ó Domhnuill) (17th, 1817 edition)

An Tiomna Nuadh: the New Testament by William Daniel (17th, 1892 edition) in Irish script

Leabhuir an Tsean Tiomna: the Old Testament by William Bedel (17th, 1827 edition) in Irish script

The Gospel according to st. John in Irish, with an interlined English translation, by Owen Connellan (1830)

The two first books of the Pentateuch (Genesis & Exodus) by Thaddæus Connellan (1819)

The Psalms of David in the Irish language, by Norman MacLeod (1836)

books about the Gaelic literature: Google books & Internet archive

First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Saoláitear na daoine uile saor agus comhionann ina ndínit agus ina gcearta.
Tá bauidh an réasúin agus an choinsiasa acu agus dlíd iad féin d'iompar de mheon bhrthreachais i leith a chéile.

First article in different languages

Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Gaelic, English & other languages

Ireland: maps, symbols, heritage & documents

Northern Ireland

Scottish Gaelic language & Manx Gaelic language

Celtic languages (in French)

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