Proverb of the Day
Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras.
Hunger is a good sauce.
Explanation: If you were hungry, you'd find the food very tasty. "Anlann" originally meant not "sauce", but whatever there was to eat with the potatoes: meat, fish, broth, vegetables, whatever.
Other Irish Proverbs
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.
When food is scarce, it's generosity to share it. (It's the devil to share it.)
Bíodh ceann á ithe agat, ceann á scú agat, dhá cheann i gcúil do dhoirn, agus do shúil ar dhá cheann eile ar an mbord.
Be eating one, be peeling one, have two in the heel of your fist and your eye on two more on the table.