Proverb of the Day
Trí shaghas bocht: duine bocht le toil Dé, duine bocht lena thoil féin, agus duine bocht dá mbeadh an saol aige.
Three kinds of poor people: a person poor by the will of God, a person poor by his own will, and a person who'd be poor if he had the whole world.
Explanation: The third type could refer to someone who can't keep his money, or to someone who is miserable even with plenty of money.
Other Irish Proverbs
The three things that are the giddiest: a young widow, a kitten and a kid goat.
It's need that makes the cat eat chaff in the spring.
It's easier to destroy the reputation of a young woman than to dirty white socks.
"Sea, tá an méid sin de ghnó an earraigh déanta agam," mar a dúirt an fear tar éis dó a bhean a chur.
"Well, there's that much of the spring work done," said the man when he had planted his wife.
Late repentance is repentance not made.