Bestseller & Winner of the Popular Non-Fiction Irish Book Award. "Motherfoclóir" - focloir means 'dictionary' and is pronounced like a rather more vulgar English epithet - is a book based on the popular Twitter account @theirishfor.

The translations are expanded on and arranged into broad categories that allow interesting connections to be made, and sprinkled with anecdotes and observations about Irish and Ireland itself, as well as language in general. The author includes stories about his own relationship with Irish, and how it fits in with the most important events in his life.

This is a book for all lovers of the quirks of language.

'Thought-provoking, irreverent and often laugh-out-loud hilarious' Irish Independent. 

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ISBN/EAN 9781786691873
Author Darach O'Seaghdha
Publisher Head Of Zeus
Publication date 7 Sep 2017
Format Paperback / Bog
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Motherfocloir : Dispatches from a not so dead language (Paperback)

Darach O'Seaghdha

As the title suggests, 'Motherfocloir' takes an irreverent, pun-friendly and contemporary approach to the Irish language.

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