Last Month's Trivia: Who were the Gallowglasses?
Answer: The Gallowglasses were tough mercenaries from Scotland hired by Ireland to improve the strength and discipline of their armies.
This Month's Trivia: What is a currach and what is an aiochtar (eek-tur).
History: To control the increasing power of the IRA, the British government sent the army into Northern Ireland and began a policy of internment. This meant the police or soldiers could seize a suspect terrorist without formal charges and hold him or her indefinitely. By 1972, hundreds of Irish Catholics were being detained on these terms.
English: We will be leaving tomorrow. Can you call me a taxi?
Irish: Beidh muid ag imeach go luath amarach. An bhfeadfa tacsai a ordu dom?
Pronunciation: Beye mwidge egg imokht guh loo ah amore okh.
Un vayd faw taksay ah ordoo dun.
Ed & Gloria