the Taoiseach


a head of state

TRANSLATION

the Taoiseach = der irischsprachige Titel des irischen Regierungschefs oder Premierministers

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

“When THE TAOSEACH Micheál Martin met Boris Johnson at Hillsborough Castle on 13 August, the British prime minister signalled he wanted a Brexit deal.”

RTE News

Did you
know?

the Taoiseach - pronounced TEE-SCHACH - just think ‘tea over a game of chess’ :-)
noun phrase (Irish)

The Taoiseach

- the prime minister and head of government of the Republic of Ireland


The approach of Brexit and the possibility of a united Ireland will make this Irish word ever more visible in the English language.


Other IRISH ORIGIN words are:

bother, boycott, clock,  galore, hooligan, leprechaun (Kobold), limerick, phoney (verlogen), shamrock (Kleeblatt), slogan, whiskey


BREXIT LIMERICK

Neath Whitehall, a vast Brexit store
Fine wines, stacked ceiling to floor.
Lobsters and roasts,
Avocado on toast,
The Cabinet won’t starve like the poor


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