Proverb of the Day
Is túisce deoch ná scéal.
A drink comes before a story.
Explanation: Said by way of offering, or requesting, a drink before serious conversation begins. "A story" can refer either to news or to a story told as entertainment.
Other Irish Proverbs
Better an eye on the lock than an eye on the grave.
As bad as Séamas is, it would be worse to be without him.
Middling never made a good houseman.
A long fast and the want of shoes. make an old man of a young man.
Every hero is had for free.