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The Terrible Truth about Ireland 2040

Excellent analysis by Stefan Molyneux: Advertisements

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My latest Nietzsche file

As I’m incorporating many suggestions into this translation of Beyond Good and Evil – and so the text is constantly changing – the latest file is here.

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Nietzsche 4/296

Beyond Good and Evil Thar Olc is Maith 4. The falseness of an opinion is not for us any objection to it: it is here, perhaps, that our new language sounds most strangely. The question is, how far an opinion … Continue reading

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Nietzsche 3/296

Beyond Good and Evil Thar Olc is Maith Having kept a sharp eye on philosophers, and having read between their lines long enough, I now say to myself that the greater part of conscious thinking must be counted among the … Continue reading

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Nietszche 2/296

I’m not happy with translating “Being” by Beith, but there seems little other choice, other than to paraphrase entirely, which may not be appropriate with such an abstruse text. Or I’m wondering if Bheith ann is better, and you could … Continue reading

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A bit of Nietzsche in Irish

This is paragraph one (of 296) of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil. I’m not sure of the translation, and would like suggestions. I think Good and Evil has to be Evil and Good in Irish. Toil chun may be a … Continue reading

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Can the Irish Become Better People?

We have witnessed a shocking display from the Dublin government, as it has openly sought (probably successfully as it stands at the moment of writing) to nullify Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), as if a small nation … Continue reading

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Peig: Labharfad le Cách 28

I am unhappy with the transcriptions and translations of Peig’s Irish given in Labharfad le Cách (with audio CD) by Bo Almqvist and Pádraig Ó Héalaí. Here is my transcription. The lines in italics are by an interviewer. ~: epenthetic … Continue reading

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The latest version of my dictionary

Dear all, As I learn Irish I plug all words I encounter in Muskerry literature into my dictionary. The genders and morphology therefore reflect what is in the Corpas I’ve read (mainly Peadair Ua Laoghaire, but also Amhlaoibh Ó Loingsigh … Continue reading

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Tháinig do Litir

I’m in the middle of reading Tháinig do Litir, a transcription of Peadar Ua Laoghaire’s letters to J. J. Doyle, edited by Tracey Ní Mhaonaigh. There are 99 letters, and more than 50 addenda, which are equally valuable and are … Continue reading

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