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There was a brilliant 'pop up Gaeltacht' held in a New York pub last night

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EVERY MONTH, HUNDREDS of Gaeilgeoirs have been coming together to have the chats over pints as Gaeilge in Dublin – and it’s even moving beyond the capital, like this event that’s happening in Listowel later this month.

But last night it went international.

There was a ‘pop up Gaeltacht’ in William Barnacle Tavern in Manhattan

The organisers had even created a very New York appropriate invitation

And sure enough on the night itself there was quite a turnout

The plan was simple:

Caint, craic, agus deoch nó dhó. Bígí linn!

And it looks like it was some night – with more than a cúpla focal spoken over a few drinks

They had their own pop up Gaeltacht Nua-Eabhrac sign for the occasion

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One of the founders of the Dublin movement, Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh, told DailyEdge.ie back in March:

The concept is open source. We just want it to be 100% normal when people hear Irish being spoken on a night out in Dublin.

You can add New York to the list now too.

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