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 Post subject: Name translations
PostPosted: Wed 01 Apr 2020 11:19 pm 
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Hi everyone,

I need help translating some names from English to Irish.
These are:
Tom Murphy
Denis Hickey
Eileen Hogan

I would appreciate any help! Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Name translations
PostPosted: Thu 02 Apr 2020 4:52 am 
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SarahOC wrote:
Hi everyone,

I need help translating some names from English to Irish.
These are:
Tom Murphy
Denis Hickey
Eileen Hogan

I would appreciate any help! Thanks!


Tomás Ó Murchú (Ó Murchadha)
Donnachadh Ó hÍceadha
Eibhlín Ní Ógáin


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 Post subject: Re: Name translations
PostPosted: Thu 02 Apr 2020 9:01 am 
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Labhrás wrote:
SarahOC wrote:
Hi everyone,

I need help translating some names from English to Irish.
These are:
Tom Murphy
Denis Hickey
Eileen Hogan

I would appreciate any help! Thanks!


Tomás Ó Murchú (Ó Murchadha)
Donnachadh Ó hÍceadha
Eibhlín Ní Ógáin


Labhrás, you forgot to give the modern form 'Ó hÍcí'.

SarahOC, Irish spelling was simplified ("modernised") in the 1950s. 'Ó Murchadha' and 'Ó hÍceadha' are the original spellings, simplified to Ó Murchú and Ó hÍcí.


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 Post subject: Re: Name translations
PostPosted: Thu 02 Apr 2020 10:47 am 
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Errigal wrote:
Labhrás, you forgot to give the modern form 'Ó hÍcí'.

SarahOC, Irish spelling was simplified ("modernised") in the 1950s. 'Ó Murchadha' and 'Ó hÍceadha' are the original spellings, simplified to Ó Murchú and Ó hÍcí.

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 Post subject: Re: Name translations
PostPosted: Fri 03 Apr 2020 4:20 pm 
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I forgot to mention that Donnachadh can be written Donncha.


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