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Tiocfaidh ar la

Posted by R. Berg on February 26, 2002

In Reply to: Tioc faidh ar la??? posted by Jade on February 26, 2002

: I really need to know the meaning (in English) and the origin of this phrase. I was told it is Gaelic. If anyone could help with this I would be very grateful. Thank you

By typing the phrase into the box at the Google site (, I got several links. The site linked below ( tiocfaid.htm) says it means "Our day will come" and is an Irish Republican slogan. I didn't pursue the origin. You can probably find that too, using Google.

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