Proverb of the Day
Caith uaim é agus gan uaim ach é.
Take it away from me, when there's nothing else I want.
Explanation: Said teasingly to someone refusing an offer of food or drink out of politeness only when he really want it.
Other Irish Proverbs
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.
A little always tastes good.
On Good Friday, it's a great torment even to drink milk. On Easter Sunday, it's a great shame to be without meat.
Everyone having a go at the head of the hake.