https://www.duolingo.com/Oliviakins

Facebook group for Irish learners in Tyrone. Join :D

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Hi, if you're from tyrone join it's a group for irish get togethers I created, we gotta use the language to actually learn it! :D

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1305046482867477/

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/dubhais
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Maith thú! Is as Iarthar Thír Eoghain ó dhúchas mé, agus bím sa bhaile go minic. Bíonn go leor imeachtaí ar súil insan chontae, go háirithe i gceantar na hÓmaí. Níl mé ar FB, ach ba chóir duit dul i dteaghmáil leis an oifigeach Gaeilge i do cheantar.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oliviakins
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GRMA. Déanfaidh mé anois. Bhí mé an-gnóthach roimhe sin. :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dubhais
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Go ndéanaidh a mhaith duit. Tír Eoghain abú!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jutikant
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Hello, I'm learning Irish although I'm still a beginner but I hope to use it. I've sent the request to the group already :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidcwalls
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This is not a language related question, but since you are getting a Tyrone group together, I have a question I have wanted to ask of someone who knows the area. My 2nd great-grandmother's death certificate says she was born in Lisbunny, Londonderry in 1858. However, other documentation from earlier in her life says she was from Tyrone. I can't find much about Lisbunny (Lios Buinne as Gaeilge?) on the Internet, but I wondered if it might have been moved from one county to another, etc.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oliviakins
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I've never heard of Lisbunny I'm afraid but maybe it's a townland name and so not a town really, these names can go out of use. Wiki says it's on the Tyrone/Derry border. Here is a map I found. People from Claudy would know it. http://www.billmacafee.com/families/mcmillenlisbunny.pdf

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidcwalls
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Thanks, I'll see if I can find someone from Claudy.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulCulloty
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The interesting thing is that there was once a mini-Gaeltacht in Tyrone around the village of Gortin, before it died out in the Fifties, so the grandparents of many group members may well have been native speakers!

2 years ago
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