Proverb of the Day
Tigh i mbéal bóthair, ní aistear é ach cóngar.
A house on the side of the road is no long journey but a shortcut.
Explanation: Said by way of excuse for a quick unexpected visit.
Other Irish Proverbs
The fox caring for the hens.
A shoulder without a brother is bare.
It isn't worth a drink of egg-water.
The first thread isn't good enough for the cloth.
An té ná fuil láidir, ní foláir dó bheith glic. (Agus an té ná fuil láidir, ní foláir dó bheith te.)
The one who isn't strong had better be clever. (And the tea that isn't strong had better be hot).