" an méara sa chomhairle."

Translation:The mayor is in the council.

July 23, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/grf1426

the mayor is on the council

Commonly, in the UK a councellor is said to be ON the council, ie a member of it. In the council would mean physically present in the venue.

Each is acceptable here, in my opinion.

July 23, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

A quick search for "ar an gcomhairle" turns up quite a few hits, which suggests that "sa chomairle" and "ar an gcomhairle" may have the same two different meanings in Irish that they do in English - in the council and on the council.

July 23, 2015
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