Condolences in Irish / Comhbhrón as Gaeilge

 

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

May he rest in peace

 

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

May she rest in peace

 

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha 

May they rest in peace

 

The words uasal (noble) or dílis (faithful) can be used to add emphasis:

 

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal / dílis

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam uasal / dílis

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha  uaisle / dílse

 

Ní maith liom do thrioblóid

Sorry for your loss

 

Mo chomhbhrón ort agus ar do mhuintir

My condolences to you and your family

 

For a formal letter:

Comhbhrón ó chroí ort as bás do chéile ionúin agus is trua liom / linn do chás. Tá tú inár gcuid smaointe agus paidreacha. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a (h)anam uasal

Sincere condolences to you on the death of your beloved husband / wife and I am / we are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. My (s)he rest in peace.

 

Glac mo chomhbhrón / ár gcomhbhrón le do thoil as chailliúint do mháthair / d’athair / do dheirfiúr / do dheartháir / do mhac / d’iníon.

Please accept my / our condolences for the loss of your mother / father / sister / brother / son / daughter

 

 

Curtha le chéile ag / Compiled by: Fearghal Ó Maolagáin

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