Secular Sunday


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    John November 26, 2014

    The Irish language and atheism.

    How do native Irish speakers greet each other without mentioning God and keeping the integrity of the language.?

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      Gearóid December 10, 2014

      @John: To avoid using “dia duit”, I go with good morning (“maidin mhaith”) and good afternoon/evening (“tráthnóna mhaith duit”). Granted, both are lifted from Béarlachas originally, but I know a number of other irreligious Irish speakers who use both and, in my own experience, people in Gaeltacht areas have come to accept them and even use them quite widely.