Proverb of the Day
Dhá dtrian gaoithe i gcrannaibh.
Two-thirds of wind is in the trees.
Explanation: As the effects of wind, at least, are most visible in the trees, you can't fairly judge how strong the wind is merely by looking at them.
Other Irish Proverbs
Two-thirds of snow is on the hills.
Going to law with the devil when the court is in hell.
"An té a bhíonn go maith dhuit, bí go maith dhó," mar a dúirt Cailleach Bhéara le Cailleach Mhaigh Eo.
"The one who's good to you, be good to him," as the Witch of Beare said to the Witch of Mayo.
Adú tine ar loch, Caitheamh cloch i n-aghaidh na taoide, Comhairle do mhnaoi bhorb Nó buille ribe ar iarann fuar.
To light a fire on a lake, To throw stones against the tide, Advice to a shrewish woman, Or a stroke of a hair on cold iron.
A stone on your cairn.