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Phrases in Irish > Yes. I would like to go running three times a week as I intend to do a half-marathon in a couple of months.
Tá. Ba mhaith liom dul ag rith trí huaire sa tseachtain mar tá sé ar intinn agam leath-mharatón a dhéanamh i gceann cúpla mí. Taw. Buh wah lyum dull ig rih chree hoo-irra suh chokhtin mar taw shay urr in-chin uggum lah-vara-tone uh yayniv ih gyown koopla mee. Yes. I would like to go running three times a week as I intend to do a half-marathon in a couple of months.
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Taw. Buh wah lyum dull ig rih chree hoo-irra suh chokhtin mar taw shay urr in-chin uggum lah-vara-tone uh yayniv ih gyown koopla mee.
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The Conor Pass, on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. People speak a mix of English and the Irish language in Dingle.
Yes. I would like to go running three times a week as I intend to do a half-marathon in a couple of months. = Tá. Ba mhaith liom dul ag rith trí huaire sa tseachtain mar tá sé ar intinn agam leath-mharatón a dhéanamh i gceann cúpla mí.
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Kenmare, County Kerry. It's a beautiful spot in Ireland.
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