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"An luas."

Translation:The speed.

July 19, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patrick_Irish

Also ironically the name of the urban transport light rail system in Dublin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Knocksedan

Ironic? You don't think it might have been a deliberate choice for a transport system in Ireland?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patrick_Irish

Using speed in the context of anything to do with CIE is always worth a chuckle.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Knocksedan

That's not a problem then - CIE has absolutely no role in the ownership or running of the Luas. Ask anyone who used to sit on a 48A during rush hour (or even just stand waiting for one to turn up) whether they think the "Speed" name is justified.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/raymonddix4

Ah the Gerry Lee, a boon to Dubliners.

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