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A little late, but...

Dia dhaoibh, a chairde, Jason is ainm dom, agus táim i mo chónaí i SAM. Is maith liom foghlaim teangacha, agus táim ag foghlaim Gaeilge mar go n-airím gur féidir leis na teangacha Ceilteacha úsáid beagáin chabhrach agus go bhfuil an méid seo Éireannach anseo. Táim anseo chun ceisteanna gramadúla a chur do nach féidir liom fáil na bhfreagracha ar líne. Go raibh maith agaibh as uile chabhrach a thug sibh dom cheana.


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PostPosted: Mon 21 Jan 2019 4:10 pm 
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Hi everyone. I m Talat.

I am in Exeter for academic education and I have been learning Irish for a while from youtube videos. I found here and wanted to be a part to meet Irish friends and maybe talk Irish in the future.

I am originally Turkish and I have great enthusiasm about Celtic History.

There are some historical places in Anatolia ( Republic of Turkey ) like ' Gallipoli ' or ' Galata Tower '. Those places are related to ancient Celtic Empire. I also read a few books about Irish-Turkish relationship in the 19th century.

Thank you for this website which is extremely beneficial for beginners like me.


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PostPosted: Tue 22 Jan 2019 1:15 am 
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myth wrote:
Hi everyone. I m Talat.

I am in Exeter for academic education and I have been learning Irish for a while from youtube videos. I found here and wanted to be a part to meet Irish friends and maybe talk Irish in the future.

I am originally Turkish and I have great enthusiasm about Celtic History.

There are some historical places in Anatolia ( Republic of Turkey ) like ' Gallipoli ' or ' Galata Tower '. Those places are related to ancient Celtic Empire. I also read a few books about Irish-Turkish relationship in the 19th century.

Thank you for this website which is extremely beneficial for beginners like me.

Welcome, Talat!

You're right about the Celtic influence in what is now Turkey (long before the Turks arrived). The Celts entered Anatolia (central Turkey) in the 3rd century BC, as Alexander's empire broke up. It was supposedly at the invitation of a local king (of Bithynia, I think) who wanted them to help fight his enemies, but they later became mercenaries for various kings, and had their own kingdom for a while, called Galatia, with Ankara as its capital (some say that they founded Ankara, but there may have been an earlier city there). Most Christians don't know that the Galatians who were addressed by the apostle Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament were Celts. He wrote the epistle in Greek, which was the international language in the eastern Mediterranean back then, but it is believed that the Celtic language which they spoke may have survived until as late as the 600's.

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