39: #39 | Count Darach-ula

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May 25, 201839m
39: #39 | Count Darach-ula
May 25 '1839m
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It's Referendum Day, and given the massive task of counting votes that is ahead of us, what better time to chat about the way counting works in Irish? It's all especially intriguing as the way we count people is different than the counting of mere objects and beasts. Peadar tells Darach about Irish dancing, the link in counting between uimhir a sé and the séimhiú and the mysteries of plural nouns in both languages. Also, Darach has an epiphany about 1980s children's telly. --- Contact the show at https://twitter.com/motherfocloir or email us at motherfocloir@headstuff.org.

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