At least once a month there is a person who posts on the Irish Language SubReddit or on the ILF asking for help finding resources for learning Irish and many times people post the same list of resources but in every instance, some of the best resources are left out. It also seems to me that some of the older lists of resources have a large number of dead links or lack some of the better more recently created resources. For these reasons, I’ve decided to put together a list of the best resources that I have found for beginners. I’ll cover resources for intermediate learners in another post. I will also note when the resources are paid and when they are free and if there is a specific dialect being taught by the resource in question.
Ag, geralmente traduzida como em, está usada para marcar a locação do substantivo que modifica em certas classes de lugares como lojas, casas, e escolas e também para marca a que horas acontece ou aconteceu um evento. Seguem alguns exemplos destes usos:
Tá an fear ag an doras. (O homem está na porta)
Tá an gasúr bocht ag an dochtúr. (Ele está no médico, i.e. na oficina do médico)
Ní bhíonn sé anseo ag an am seo. (Ele não está (normalmente) aqui a esta horário)
Tá Cáit ag a ngeata. (A Cáit está na portão)
Éirím ag a sé a cholg ‘chuile lá. (Eu me levanto às seis horas todos os dias)
This is pretty simple and of course applies to any language other than Irish. Just go to the LIP page on Microsoft's web site and download the interface pack for the language or languages you wish to install. By default Office will use the interface language of your PC. You can change this by searching for Office Language Preferences from your Start Menu or Start Screen.
You can then select the default interface, edit, and help languages from the Language Preferences dialog.
This is a pretty simple process. I have only tested it with Windows 8 Pro/Enterprise. It is not clear to me if Windows 8 Core has the same functionality. The Irish Language Pack for Windows 8 RT is not yet available.
From the start screen begin typing the word “language”. Then click on settings. In the second column of search results click on the Language result as show in the image.
The Add a Language dialog will appear as in this image:
You will then be sent to the Change your language preferences page. Click options next to Gaeilge.
Then click Make this the primary language.
You will have to log off and log back on to your computer for the changes to take effect.
There you have it. Your PC will now use Irish as its display language.