Monday, February 4, 2013

News from deireadh na míosa, only slightly stale

Totally thought I put these up already. Huh. Plus, I totally blew past the 500th post a few back. Ah, well.

English-Irish dictionary to be completed by 2015
25 Eanáir 2013

Cyberbullying, retweet, and cloud computing — just some of the words we can now say as Gaeilge.

It’s all thanks to the launch of — the first major English-Irish dictionary since the publication of Tomás de Bhaldraithe’s dictionary in 1959.

More (including translations of the words mentioned above) at

NW man edits first dictionary since 1959
29 Eanáir 2013
Londnderry man Dr Pádraig Ó Mianáin has edited the first major English-Irish dictionary since Tomás de Bhaldraithe’s over 50 years ago with ‘ghost estates,’ ‘cyberbullying,’ ‘retweet,’ ‘defriend’ and ‘cloud computing’ amongst words now included in the lexicon.

More at

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