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Caide Sin Do’n Te Sin

More sights and sounds from the Emerald Isle. I hope you enjoy it.


Emerald Isle: エメラルド島:アイルランド(Ireland)の異名


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Irish Trad – Dervish

The folk music of Ireland (also known as Irish Trad) is the generic term for music that has been created in various genres on the entire island of Ireland, North and South of the Border. Dervish is a traditional Irish music group from County SligoIreland, formed in 1989 by Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin McGinley, Brian McDonagh and Michael Holmes. The band was originally formed to record an album of local music which was later released as “The Boys of Sligo”. They later formed Dervish.

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An Irish Toast ★★

May you always have
Walls for the winds,
A roof for the rain,
Tea beside the fire,
Laughter to cheer you,
Those you love near you,
And all your heart might desire!

And may you be in
Heaven a half hour before the
Devil knows you’re dead!



1 祝杯, 乾杯;乾杯の辞[あいさつ]; 乾杯の呼びかけ[音頭]

propose a toast|乾杯を呼びかける

have [raise] a champagne toast|シャンペンで祝杯をする[あげる]

drink [make] a toast to a person|人のために乾杯する[乾杯の音頭をとる]

2 祝杯[乾杯]の対象となる人[物, 行事];絶賛[もてはや]される人物, 人気者, 花形;評判の美人.