It’s officially Seachtain na Gaeilge and it runs from 1st March to 17th March this year. I know, I know, if you’re an Irish speaker you’ll happily tell me that it’s not a week and it’s more than a fortnight. The idea is that use this time to make more of an effort to use Irish and to celebrate our native language.
As regular readers know, Irish is very much a living language in our house. So I asked my fellow Irish Parenting Blogger and all around expert on using the Irish language with children, Sadhbh Devlin for her thoughts and opinions for those who aren’t used to using it loads at home, if at all. Over to Sadhbh:
I do try to eat a lower gluten diet than most. Simply because it doesn’t always agree with me. Still, it is expensive to eat certain things if you’re on a gluten-free diet and Lidl have some gluten-free bargains this week that are well worth a look. Continue reading
Today, Sunday, is a dampy rainy kind of a day. The sort of a day that makes me want to pull the duvet back over my head and pretend it never started. Today calls for comfort food. This is a traditional, old style, stick-to-your-ribs semolina pudding, it’s frugal and easy to make with just 3 core ingredients. Continue reading
Most Sundays there is a market that himself likes to visit. It’s not too far from home, as the 2-year-old would say it’s “a spin”. Normally he rambles around with the kids and sometimes picks me up bits for photographs and at the end of his stroll he always drops by the vegetable stall. Most of their vegetables are either grown in the next county or sourced fairly locally and they are cheap.
Every Friday, we get fish in Howth. If the fishing has been good then we’ll get enough for a few meals over the weekend. If not, then it’s simply a white fish for one meal. 52 weeks of the year we eat fish at least once a week.