gaelic gaelic  /ˈɡeɪ lɪk/


  1. (n) any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
  2. (adj) relating to or characteristic of the Celts



  • Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard remembered in memorial Mass on his 9th birthday

    At 10:15 this morning, bagpipers filled the warm spring air of Dorchester’s O’Donnell Square with the melancholy strains of two Irish ballads, “The Dawning of the Day” and “Leaving of Liverpool,” as they marched down Freeport Street to Saint Ann Parish. The somber procession of the eight members of the Boston Police Gaelic Column acted as prelude to a memorial Mass for Martin Richard, killed ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "Hollywood is built on Europeans! Go back and look," Swinton said backstage after her triumph. "I'm really sad I couldn't give a speech in Gaelic."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Tilda Swinton Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "It will be a hellish game. The games against Ireland are always tough but this one will be played in a very special environment, in a stadium which is a temple of Gaelic sports where rugby players didn't have the right to play," Laporte said.
    on Feb 6, 2007 By: Bernard Laporte Source: CNN International

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