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  5. "The police announce the new …

"The police announce the new office."

Translation:Fógraíonn na póilíní an oifig nua.

May 5, 2015



The police = An Garda?

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There are Irish speakers all over the world - only the ones who live in the Republic of Ireland deal with An Garda Síochána. Irish speakers in Northern Ireland, in the rest of Europe, in North and South America, in Africa, Asia and Oceania, do not refer to their local police forces as An Garda.


There seems to be no shortage of people who want to use Gardaí. I'm not from Ireland, nor have I ever been. I've been using póilíní, though I have previous knowledge of Gardaí. Would Gardaí be accepted, here?

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