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Newfoundland Irish

Newfoundland Irish
NameNewfoundland Irish
NativenameGaeilge Thalamh an Éisc
RegionNewfoundland, mostly on Avalon Peninsula
Speakerspossibly none; moribund or extinct
Fam3Insular Celtic
MapcaptionThe Irish Shore of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.

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Newfoundland Irish ( ) is an extinct dialect of the Irish language specific to the island of Newfoundland, Canada. It was very similar to Munster Irish, as spoken in the southeast of Ireland, due to mass immigration from the counties Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Cork.

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Labrador unleashed - Irish Times Tweet this news
Irish Times--Of course, Hynes adds, when the fishery collapsed and -Newfoundland's- predominantly -Irish- southern shore was in crisis, the whole "-Irish- identity" business ... - Date : Sat, 06 Nov 2010 00:23:34 GMT+00:00
Curiosities abound at the 2010 Royal Winter Fair - Orangeville Citizen Tweet this news
Orangeville Citizen---...- about the -Newfoundland-, the pony is truly a “made in -Newfoundland-” equine, having “evolved” from a wide combination of British and -Irish- pony breeds, ... - Date : Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:16:20 GMT+00:00
National self-interest is our only friend -- and hope - Irish Independent Tweet this news
Irish Independent--The -Irish- taxpayer is being held accountable for borrowings which that poor dupe never knew were taking place. These borrowings were supervised by a ... - Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 03:47:47 GMT+00:00
Pre-festival Concert for the 2010 Fall Equinox Folk Music, Dance and ... - Westside Today Tweet this news
Westside Today--In 1998, the band enjoyed a milestone year, thrilling audiences at such major American music events as the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Washington -Irish- Folk ... - Date : Wed, 11 Aug 2010 03:32:16 GMT+00:00
Jigs and reels - The Charter Tweet this news
The Charter--“I got a music room on Paltalk called '-Newfoundland Irish- Country Kevin Collins Music'. I opened it about 10 years ago to promote Kevin and I invited Pat ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 17:48:20 GMT+00:00
The Carlton Showband - Sept 10 - 11, 2010 - Third Show Announced - VOCM Tweet this news
VOCM--From that point on, it was an incredible 35 years of non-stop entertaining from Vancouver Island in the West to St. John's -Newfoundland- in the East. ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:53:48 GMT+00:00
Celtic Fest and Highland Games in Pierrefonds July 31-Aug. 1 Free shuttle ... - West Island Gazette Tweet this news
West Island Gazette---...- from Hurley's -Irish- Pub, 1225 Crescent St. On July 31, Celtic musicians from the Montreal and Ottawa areas as well as -Newfoundland- will entertain the ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 20:28:16 GMT+00:00
Shipwrecked in the Big Land - St. John's Telegram Tweet this news
St. John's Telegram---...- brand of Celtic folk-rock featuring their newest album, "Sea Miner," their first album, "Dance and Sing," and traditional -Irish-/-Newfoundland- favourites. ... - Date : Sat, 12 Jun 2010 11:34:53 GMT+00:00
In a world-famous Irish garden - Vancouver Sun Tweet this news
Vancouver Sun--We're like -Newfoundland- here: the light levels are very low." The predominantly deciduous garden has other interesting trees: a large variegated dogwood; ... - Date : Fri, 11 Jun 2010 07:27:45 GMT+00:00
Perhaps most famous for it's language and food, Newfoundland & Labrador is an ... - Tweet this news Island language stems from -Newfoundland's- English, -Irish-, French, and Aboriginal influences which have done and still do much to colour the cultural ... - Date : Sat, 05 Jun 2010 12:13:39 GMT+00:00

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