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The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words
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The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words

Oct 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 22,959 Views 16 Comments

It’s easy to lose the wordplay on English words when translating into Irish.

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star
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The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star

Jul 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 31,080 Views 13 Comments

The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language
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French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language

Apr 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 33,606 Views 53 Comments

Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
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It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 21,665 Views 0 Comments

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

'Emoji translator' is now an actual job title - no, really
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'Emoji translator' is now an actual job title - no, really

Dec 12th 2016, 8:12 PM 4,590 Views 2 Comments

“So what do you do?” “I’m an emoji translator.”

'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge
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'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge

Oct 25th 2016, 1:22 PM 13,704 Views 4 Comments

The first book has just been released in Irish and there is much fun to be found in its pages.

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
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It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 41,210 Views 0 Comments

The disputed expense claims date back to 2006 and 2007, when Brian Ó Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.

Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed
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Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed

Feb 16th 2016, 1:34 PM 15,054 Views 46 Comments

The government has been given until 21 March to translate an almost 12-year-old act into Irish.

Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job
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Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

Jun 13th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,889 Views 26 Comments

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator
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Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator

May 12th 2015, 4:57 PM 7,580 Views 6 Comments

Four spoken languages – English, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin – are supported by the service and is available to anyone with Windows 8.1 or above.

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Skype's newest feature will translate English-Spanish video chats in real-time

Dec 15th 2014, 6:52 PM 6,279 Views 23 Comments

As well as supporting two spoken languages, Skype Translator Preview also supports more than 40 languages on its instant messaging service.

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!
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Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!

Dec 11th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,771 Views 87 Comments

More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.

Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator
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Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator

Feb 26th 2014, 10:56 AM 4,610 Views 2 Comments

You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.

All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations
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All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations

Jan 12th 2014, 2:02 PM 35,255 Views 7 Comments

Are you from Fort of the Foreigners, or Church of the Toothless One?

Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White
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Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White

Oct 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,582 Views 10 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique
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12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique

Jul 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 45,602 Views 20 Comments

Anywhere else, they just wouldn’t have happened.

Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia
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Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia

Apr 13th 2011, 7:09 PM 1,482 Views 0 Comments

Translation and interpretation issues plague Vatican-sanctioned catechism book.

I'm a politician, bail me out of here
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I'm a politician, bail me out of here

Nov 18th 2010, 11:24 AM 963 Views 0 Comments

Government members have been spinning themselves silly to deny a bailout – TheJournal.ie does a spot of creative translation to cut through the jargon.