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How to Say Happy Christmas in Irish, as Gaeilge

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Learn how to say Happy Christmas correctly in Irish, as Gaeilge, so you can confidently wish people a merry Christmas this year, in person, or sent in a lovely Christmas card. 

 

Nollaig [Null-ag] is Christmas 

Sona [sunna] is happy 

Nollaig Shona [Nullag hunna] = Happy Christmas 

 

Nollaig is a feminine noun in Irish so it affects adjectives after it. In this case, 'Sona' gets a séimhiú (lenition). 

 

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