Seanfhocal

A Seanfhocal, an old Irish phrase, can be described in many ways. It can be considered a proverb, some words of wisdom or a humorous idiom. There is generally a deeper meaning to a seanfhocal, whose beauty is further complemented by its brevity.

3rd to 6th classes are learning a new seanfhocal each month.

The Seanfhocal for September is:

Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí

(Praise the young and they will flourish)

Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí

(Praise the young and they will flourish)

The Seanfhocal for October is:

Is fearr go mall no go brách

(better late than never)

 

The Seanfhocal for November is:

Is Binn Béal ina Thost

 

(silence is golden)

The Seanfhocal for December is:

Is Glas Iad na Cnoc i bhFad Uainn

(the grass is always greener on the

other side)

Nuair a bhíonn an cat amuigh bíonn na lucha ag rince

 

(When the cat is away the mice will play)

The Seanfhocal for January is:

Giorraíonn beirt bóthar

(Two people shorten the road)

The Seanfhocal for February is:

The Seanfhocal for March is:

Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam

(A country without a language is a country without a soul)

 

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