Celebrations and festivals

Do you know how to talk about celebrations and festivals around the world in Irish? Learn some helpful words and phrases and test yourself on others you may already know!

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Festivals

IrishEnglish
Lá na Bliana ÚireNew Year's Day (1st January)
Lá Fhéile BrídeSt. Brigid's Day (1st February)
Máirt InideShrove Tuesday
Lá Fhéile VailintínValentine's Day (14th February)
Lá Fhéile PádraigSt. Patrick's Day (17th March)
Lá na MáthaireachaMother's Day
Lá na hAmadánApril Fool's Day (1st April)
Aoine an ChéastaGood Friday
Domhnach CáscaEaster Sunday
Lá na nAithreachaFather's Day
Oíche ShamhnaHalloween
Oíche NollagChristmas Eve
Lá NollagChristmas Day
Lá Fhéile StiofáinSt. Stephen's Day (26th December)

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IrishEnglish
féilefestival
ceiliúradhcelebration
fleá ceoilmusic festival
breithlá / lá breithebirthday
cóisirparty
cóisir bhreithlaebirthday party
gealltanas póstaengagement
pósadh / bainiswedding
mí na mealahoneymoon
baisteadhchristening
básdeath
faire / tórramhwake
sochraidfuneral