Proverb of the Day
An cóngar chun an bhídh is an timpeall chun na hoibre.
The shortcut to food and the long way around to work.
Explanation: Said of someone who doesn't do much work but eats enough. There is a variant with "the long way around to Mass".
Other Irish Proverbs
Hunger after grace.
Hunger is a good sauce.
Potatoes at night and potatoes during the day, and if I got up in the middle of the night, it's potatoes I'd get.
Milk isn't (real) food, and buttermilk isn't (real) milk; puddings aren't (real) meat, but they still satisfy.
Take it away from me, when there's nothing else I want.