Happy St Patricks Day: Erin Go Bragh Translation of Irish Saying
Happy St. Patrick's Day: Erin Go Bragh Translation of Irish Saying
Now the St. Patrick's Day is here you may hear the phrase Erin Go Bragh as you raise your pint of Guiness or heaven forbid some crazy green shamrock beer. Indeed, Irish phrases and toasts abound but the most common Irish quote is Erin Go Bragh.Erin Go Bragh is a Gaelic phrase that loosely translate as Ireland Forever
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Speakers of the Irish language assume that the phrase is a corruption of the Irish Éire go Brách or Éireann go Brách, which would be pronounced [ˈeːrʲə ɡə brɑːx]. The term brách is equivalent to "eternity" or "end of time", meaning the phrase may be translated literally as "Ireland until eternity" or "Ireland until the end (of time)". The form Éireann go Bráth or Éire go Bráth is also used in Irish and means the same thing.
Erin Go Bragh is also a song sung by notable Irish band The Wolf Tones who were an Irish Rebel Band in the 1960s. Irish Rebel Music is a sub-genre of Irish folk music. Bands like the Wolf Tones were supported the movement for Irish independence from Britain