Ed Evans Column:
Last Month’s Trivia: Hurling is the sport commonly mistaken for the Scottish game of Shinty.
This Month’s Trivia: What is a shebeen? And what is meant by a Irish Beauty?
Language: Is this seat taken? May I open the window?
Irish: An bhfuil einne ina shui anseo? An cumma leat ma osclaiman fhuinneog?
Pronunciation: Un will aune-ya inna shee unshoh? Un kumma lyat ma usklee-em un inyoge?
The best way to hear a range of traditional music is to attend a Fleadh (flah),a traditional music festival. The festival attracts musicians and dancers from all over the country. The largest, the Fleadh Nua is held over five days every May in Ennis.
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