Bíonn mo dhearthair ag obair sa chaifé gach tráthnóna also works and is more likely in given contexts.
Good point. This course makes far too much use of the simple present and seems to prefer verbs over noun-focused constructions.
Difference between "sa" and "san?" I assumed "san" was just "sa" and "an" shmooshed together (like "a" and "el" in Spanish becomes "al"). Apparently not?
San is used before a vowel sound; sa isn’t.
Thanks for that grammar lesson
Does Irish really not distinguish between afternoon and evening? It says both are correct
Why is it 'ar maidin' but 'sa tráthnóna'
For the same reason that it's "in the morning" but "at night" - custom and practice.
Meant to say ar maidin but sa chaife