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The Great Book of Gaelic
March 14, 2005 10:13 AM   Subscribe

The Great Book of Gaelic. Illustrated poetry.
posted by plep (15 comments total)

See, that's just awesome. This is awesome. Thanks plep!
posted by nixerman at 10:18 AM on March 14, 2005

And so seasonal, with St. Patty's Day just around the corner.
posted by Doohickie at 10:39 AM on March 14, 2005

*applauds plep and his excellent link*
posted by ZippityBuddha at 10:48 AM on March 14, 2005

This index helps you go straight to the ones with recorded recitations.
posted by Zurishaddai at 11:14 AM on March 14, 2005

Thanks so much for the pointer. This is beautiful beyond my ability to describe! Love the recitation window as well!
posted by cori.schlegel at 11:48 AM on March 14, 2005

Paddy's Day. No one (least of all in Ireland) calls it Patty's Day. Unless you're a dumb Yank...

posted by tomcosgrave at 12:53 PM on March 14, 2005

[this is YAAAAYYY!]
posted by freebird at 1:21 PM on March 14, 2005

Tom: I did see it referred to as St Patty's Day once -- on a fake signboard outside a synagogue in a Conan O'Brien skit a few years ago. Ah, those were the days...
posted by macdara at 1:47 PM on March 14, 2005

posted by johnjoe at 2:29 PM on March 14, 2005

Aw, the Great Book of Me. Well, kind of. Thanks for the great link!
posted by GaelFC at 2:44 PM on March 14, 2005

This one was beautiful to hear and wrenching to read. What a lovely site.
posted by DeepFriedTwinkies at 7:47 PM on March 14, 2005

Fantastic, plep. The way the site combines audio with fleeting Gaelic phrases and translations is marvelous. Wish it had the option of enlarging images like this, though.
posted by mediareport at 8:01 PM on March 14, 2005

Great post, plep! Thanks.
posted by dhruva at 10:46 PM on March 14, 2005

[Tá sé sin go maith]
posted by doozer_ex_machina at 5:51 AM on March 15, 2005

What doozer said. Thanks, plep!
posted by languagehat at 8:10 AM on March 15, 2005

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