For many years Erin was a popular name among the Irish diaspora, in the US in particular, but it has now also become a very popular name at home in Ireland. Thanks so much Cheryl.

The word cara itself is related to the Latin word caro which means dear/beloved. pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began. With you, lovely Molly, the rose of Mooncoin.”. The rose is not widely known as a symbol of Ireland, the shamrock being more famously associated with the Emerald Isle. This list of Scottish Gaelic given names shows Scottish Gaelic given names beside their English language equivalent. These rose poems are Yeats’ homage to his homeland. Has since been in several other Hollywood films including the 2010 epic The Way Back -photo courtesy of bubbleleh. All Rights Reserved.

Orla Guerin is a well-known Dublin born news journalist with the BBC. However, over a quarter of the more popular Irish girls names are traditional Gaelic names or have a very strong Irish association. Thanks for stopping by to check out this post. There are bars in Ireland with the same name, and a brand of whiskey touting the title. This increasingly popular Irish name means freedom. In Irish mythology Aoife was a warrior princess who fought and lost against the legendary Cúchulainn with whom she later became romantically entwined. Best wishes,

Here’s the link for that post …. Any of various flower-like polar graphs of sinusoids or their squares. The one that came to mind is “The Rose of Mooncoin”. The name comes from the word sean (pronounced shan) which means old or ancient and abhainn (pronounced ow-en) which means river. , the best roses aRE GROWN CO ANTRIM BY THE MC CREEDY FAMILY, Hi Thomas – Thanks so much for this tip on where to buy the best roses in Ireland. It means the 'source of great joy' or 'she who entrances' She was the legendary warrior queen of Connacht (West of Ireland). “Flow on, lovely river, flow gently along a painted, carved, or sculptured ornament having a circular arrangement of parts radiating out from the center and suggesting the petals of a rose. It would be lovely if you put something on your blog, and I hope lots of people will contribute – it really doesn’t matter how little! Love your choices. Róisín Dubh-The Black Rose pub and restaurant in Boston. This post may contain affiliate sales links. In Irish: Rós [rós], (flower) rósdath (rose-coloured) The feminine name Rose is Róisín or Róis/Róise/Rós In Scottish: ? A blog post is a great idea., Lorely – Thanks so much for letting us know about this wonderful idea to honor Yeats. This Gaelic girls name means pure and is of French and Greek origin. After checking on the internet, I learned how an old black and white movie popularized the term. the rose and island. For a period in Ireland's history patriotic Irish poetry was forbidden and poets disguised their patriotic sentiments in the form of love poems and songs for Róisín Dubh (Dark Rosaleen). If you want to know how to say rose in Scots Gaelic, you will find the translation here.

rose - translation to Irish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic audio pronunciation of translations: See more in New English-Irish Dictionary from Foras na Gaeilge A popular Gaelic form of the name is, Aoibhinn and Aoibheann are all derived from the word, This Gaelic girls name also exists in its older form Órfhlaith or Orlaith and means golden princess. If you are 13 years old when were you born? It comes from the old French name Katherine which itself is derived from the Greek name Aikaterine.