Learning Irish The Courthouse and other legal terms

Dia duit agus fáilte In this video we're going to look at some Irish language legal terms, and that's why I'm here outside the new Wexford Courthouse so let's have a look at the sign and just up around the corner So here's the sign in Irish Teach Cúirte Loch Garman, this means the Wexford courthouse So let's have a look at these words in more detail now as well as some other legal terms in Irish. So teach means house, and it could also be pronounced "tig" as well if you want teach = house cúirt means court, so they sound very similar in both languages, cúirt and together teach na cúirte means court house - teach na cúirte Loch Garman is the Irish for Wexford which is where I live, it's a town in the southeast of Ireland Loch Garman This building could be described as a new building even though there's an old part and a new part at the back as you'll see here So in Irish we would say Foirgneamh nua - new building Foirgneamh nua Let's look at some terminology that you might find or come across as gaeilge, inside the courtroom or inside the courthouse Éisteacht Chúirte would be a court hearing- Éisteacht Chúirte Cás Cúirte would be a court case - Cás Cúirte Breitheamh would be judge - Breitheamh Dlíodóir is a solicitor or a lawyer - Dlíodóir and Giúiré would be a jury - Giúiré Bhí sí os comhair na cúirte inné, She was up in court yesterday Dhearbhaigh an chúirt go raibh an cinneadh mícheart The court found that the decision was wrong Dhearbhaigh an chúirt go raibh an cinneadh mícheart If you enjoyed this please give it a thumbs up and don't forget to let me know in the comments section some of your favorite legal terms in the Irish language Up on screen you'll see some similar videos related to this and don't forget to hit that subscribe button for more great videos just like this Go raibh maith agat agus slán go fóill, thank you and bye for now.

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