Irish Jobs

This is a list of jobs in Irish. This will help you describe what you do for a living. It is especially useful when introducing yourself.

Doctor: dotair
Policeman: poileasman
Teacher: tìdsear
Businessman: neach-gnothaich
Student: oileanach
Singer: seinneadair
Engineer: innleadair
Artist: dealbhadair
Actor: cleasaiche
Actress: bana-chleasaiche
Nurse: nurs
Translator: eadar-theangaiche

These examples will help you answer the question "What do you do?" or "What do you do for a living?". Note how the personal pronouns are used with the nouns in this sentence.

I'm looking for a job: Tha mi a' lorg obair.
I'm an artist: 'S e dealbhadair a th' annam.
He is a policeman: Tha e na phoileasman.
She is a singer: 'S e bana-sheannadair a th' innte.
I'm a new employee: 'S e cosnaiche ùr a th' annam.
I have a long experience: Tha fèin-fhiosrachadh mòr agam.

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