literally "son of the land"?
"land's son" might be better, given the lack of a definite article
This is what I love about Irish-- the poetry inherent in the language. Reminds me of Old English, where you get phrases like "whale-path" for the sea ....
Aren't wolves extinct in Ireland?
To answer my own question I googled it, they were reintroduced to Ireland last year (2017)! Extermination efforts were part of the Cromwell period. Good old Oly...
An bhfuil tú cinnte nach sionnach a bhí ann? :D
Cé atá eagla ar an mac tíre mór, olc?