Proverb of the Day
Is mairg a thiteann sa chéad bhearnain.
Woe to the one who falls at the first gap.
Explanation: For the racehorse that falls at the first hurdle, the race is all over before it's even begun. The person who makes a big mistake early on in life can suffer over it for the rest of his life.
Other Irish Proverbs
Better the one rising than the one falling.
Móir keeps a servant girl while she begs alms.
He's kept his property and his reputation.
Ireland was too narrow for you!
It isn't the one who's closest to you, but the one suits you.