An Béal


The Mouth

Irish: Is iad na muca ciúine a itheann an mhin.

English: It's the quiet pigs that eat the meal.

Meaning: Quiet people look after themselves.

Éist

Irish: Glór mór ar bheagán olla - mar a dúirt an diabhal agus é ag bearradh na muice.

English: A lot of noise for little wool - as the devil said as he sheared the pig.

Meaning: A bit of wry humour about any empty commotion.

2009-08-04 CPD