How to say police officer in Irish for the Republic of Ireland:
Garda, plural gardaí, short for garda síochána, literally, guardian of the peace.
How to say, Happy St. Patrick's Day to you! in Irish:
Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit!
Pronunciation: lah leh PAH-drig SUN-uh gwitch
How to say, St. Patrick’s Day blessings to you! in Irish:
Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig dhuit!
Pronunciation: BAN-ukh-tee nuh FAY-leh PAH-drig gwitch.
How to say the traditional drinking toast in Irish:
This toast essentially is the same as saying cheers, but more literally translates to heath.
How to say, Ireland Forever! in Irish:
Éire go Brách!
Pronunciation: Ay-reh guh brawkh.
How to ask, Where will you be wetting the shamrock? in Irish:
Cá mbeidh tú ag fliuchadh na seamróige?
To wet the shamrock means to go for a drink.
Pronunciation: Caw meg too egg flyuh-ka nah sham-roh-ih-geh.
How to say, A pint of Guinness, please. in Irish:
Píonta Guinness, le do thoil.
Pronunciation: Pyun-tah Guinness, leh duh huh-il.
How to say whiskey in Irish:
Literally means, water of life.
Pronunciation: ish-keh byah-ha.
How to say shamrock in Irish:
Means little clover or young clover.
How to say, The luck of the Irish. in Irish:
Ádh na nÉireannach.
Pronunciation: Awe nah Nay-ron-okh.
How to say, Kiss my arse. in Irish:
Póg mo thóin.
Pronunciation: pog ma hon.
How to say in Irish
, Kiss me, I'm Irish!
Tabhair póg dom, táim Éireannach!
Pronunciation: Tower pogue dum, toim Aye-ron-okh.
How to say welcome
How to say hello
Literally means, God be with you.
Pronunciation: dia duitch.
How to ask in Irish, How are you?
Conas a tá tú?
Pronunciation: cone-us aw tah too?
How to say goodbye in Irish:
Literally means, health or safety with you.
Pronunciation: slawn lat
How to ask, Are you crazy? in Irish:
An bhfuil tú ceart go leor í do ceann?
Literally means, Are you alright in the head?"
Pronunciation: An wheel tu cart go lore ee ju cown.
How to say a fun or entertaining time in Irish:
How to ask, Could you say that in English please? in Irish:
As Béarla led thoil?
Pronunciation: oss bayr-lah ledh hell?
How to say, Please speak a little more slowly. in Irish:
Níos moille led thoil
Pronunciation: kneess mwell-eh ledh hell.
How to ask, Could you repeat that? in Irish:
How to say, I don't understand you. in Irish:
Ní thuigim thú.
Pronunciation: knee hig-im hoo.
How to say, I don't speak Irish. in Irish:
Níl Gaeilge agam.
literally, I don't have Irish.
Pronunciation: kneel gway-il-geh ah-gum.