Old Irish Wisdom (Seanfhocail)

Old Irish wisdom. Saying in Irish which we can all learn from…

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1: A country without its language is a country without its soul.

2: Health is better than wealth.

3: That which is seldom is wonderful.

4: We live in each others shadows.

5: Better to have broken English, than clever English.

6: A day lasts until it’s chased away, but love lasts until the grave.

7: There’s no fireplace, like your own fireplace.

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