Getting started

cadhcáil

Here are some useful words and phrases to get you started.

cadhcáilkayaking
cóstacoast
costascost
cuideachtacompanionship/company
dubh dóitebored
farraigesea
gach cearn den tírevery corner of the country
imeacht(aí)activity (activities)
muintir na háitelocal people
oileánisland
radharcrascenery
siamsaíochtentertainment
snorcláilsnorkelling
surfáil / tonnmharcaíochtsurfing
tráth na gceistquiz
turastrip/journey
réitigh le

Here are some common verbs and structures.

bain sult as, taitin leto enjoy
buail leto meet
ceol, canto sing
cuir feabhas arto improve
cuir snas arto polish
foghlaimto learn
freastail arto attend
glac páirtto take part
imirto play
labhairto speak
lonnaighto be based
pógto kiss
réitigh leto get on with
siúilto walk
socraighto decide
sroichto reach
tabhair cuairt arto visit
ag stopadhstaying
caithfidh mé a rá...I must say...
caithfidh mé a admháil...I must admit...
caithfidh mé/tá ormI must/have to