For any non-Irish: in Gaelic football the players can use their hands. It's a different game altogether.
Here's a highlights clip from a Dublin v Kerry game that might give people that aren't familiar with Gaelic Football a flavor of the game:
So instead of practising Irish, I end up watching a game of Gaelic Football...
I think Duolingo should accept "won't" as well as will not as it is what most people would usually say as Béarla
It accepted "won't" for me 29 Nov 2019.
I don't think I've seen a case where it doesn't accept contractions, so if it didn't accept them here it was likely an anomaly that has since been fixed.
is "ar" used because of the verb? thanks!
You use the "phrasal verb" beir ar in Irish to mean "catch".
Note that beir is one of the irregular verbs
I translated mar as as and got a thumbs down.
I did too, but I think that from what little I understand of Irish it should be the correct translation.
I mucked that one up :(