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From: "Mike" <>
Subject: Re: which is correct?
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 12:27:11 GMT
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I read someplace that it means "Ireland forever" and I'm trying to confirm
BTW, I live in the states and I've seen it spelled both ways here.
"Trish" <> wrote in message
> "Mike" <> wrote in message
> > Erin Go Braugh or Erin Go Bragh. Which is correct?
> Neither really. If it's supposed to be Irish, I believe it should read
> Eireann Go Brach, with a 'fada' on the E of Eireann and the a of brach.
> It's a phrase I have never heard used by anyone from Ireland, unless they
> were putting on a stage-Irish persona. Begorrah.
> Dublin, Ireland
> Dublin City Directory of 1850