Lá Fhéile Pádraig Best Window Display Competition

St Patricks Day Loughrea

St Patricks Day LoughreaLá Fhéile Pádraig Best Window Display Competition / Comórtas na bhFuinneog

Loughrea shops and businesses are invited to take part in this years St Patrick’s Day Window Display Competition.

10 – 17 Mí an Mhárta – Comórtas na bhFuinneog 2017 –
Duais €200 agus Dealbh Comórtha

Bronnfar duais €200 agus dealbh comórtha ar an gnólacht/grúpa a chuireann an mhaisiú is fearr ar fhuinneog sa bhaile do Lá ‘le Pádraig. Déanfar an mholtóireacht ar Lá ‘le Pádraig ag baill de club óige an bhaile Spleodar agus ní mór go mbeadh Gaeilge feiceálach sa taispéantas.

A prize of €200 and a commemorative statue will be awarded to the business/ group which organises the best window decoration in the town for St. Patrick’s Day. The judging will take place on St. Patrick’s Day by members of the local Irish language youth club Spleodar and the Irish language should be prominent in the display.

Nathanna úsáideacha/ Suggestions are as follows:

Blessings
Gura fada buan thú – Long life
Go n-éirí an t-ádh leat – good luck
Go bhfága Dia an tsláinte agat – good health to you

Lá Fhéile Phádraig sona daoibh! Happy St Patrick’s Day
Lá ‘le Pádraig – St Patrick’s Day
Go n-eirí libh – Good luck (everyone)
Bainigí sult as an bhFéile Enjoy the festival
Céad Míle Fáilte (go Baile Locha Riach) A hundred thousand welcomes
An Ghaeilge Abú! Irish Forever!
A Ghaeilge, mo Ghrá tú – I love Irish
Beagán Gaeilge anseo – A little Irish here
Tá cúpla focal againn – We use our few words (of Irish)
Labhair Gaeilge liom- Speak Irish with me please
Gaeilge más é bhur dtoil! Irish Please! (plural)
Ná labhair liomsa nílim ag éisteacht! Don’t speak to me I can’t hear you!!
Bíonn blas ar an mbeagán – small bits are tastier

The countdown to Loughrea’s St.Patrick’s Day is on, taking place on Friday, 17th March, with this years theme announced as “Swan Lake / Loch na hEala”.

Facebook: facebook.com/gaeilge.lochariach

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Loughrea: facebook.com/PatricksDayParadeLoughrea

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