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Prepositional Pronouns - Examples

AG at: Tá Máire ag an doras. Máire is at the door.
possession: Tá airgead mór agam. I have a lot of money.
as a result of: Tá mo chroí briste agat. You've broken my heart.
AS out of: Bain as do phóca é. Take it out of your pocket.
from a place: Is as Gaillimh iad. They are from Galway.
extinguished: Tá an tine as. The fire is out (extinguished).
CHUIG to: Tháinig Síle chugam. Síle came to me.
toward: Tarraing chugat iad. Pull them towards you.
for: Rinne muid chuig glóire Dé é. We did it for the glory of God.
DE of: Tá cuid de na daoine ag gáire. Some of the people are laughing.
off: Bain díot do chóta. Take off your coat.
DO to: Tabhair di an bláth. Give the flower to her.
for: Fuair mé duit é. I got it for you.
FARA along with: Bhí Míheál faru. Míheál was in their company.
FAOI under: Níl an cat faoin mbord. The cat is not under the table.
about: Tá mé ag caint fút. I am talking about you.
intention: fúm Eibhlín a phósadh. I intend to marry Eibhlín.
IDIR between: Tá míle eatarthu. There is a mile between them.
both: Bhí idir sean agus óg ann. Both young and old were there.
I in: Tá diabhal inti. There's a devil in her.
(She's a devil of a one.)
having become
something:
Táim i mo mhúinteoir. I'm a teacher.
LE with: Tar liom. Come with me.
as a result of: Tá Cáit tinn le himní. Cáit is sick with worry.
for the purpose of: Tá scéal le hinsint agam. I have a story to tell.
due to be: Tá arán ansin le n-ithe. There's bread there to be eaten.
against: Bhí a chos leis an mballa. His foot was against the wall.
duration: Tá muid anseo le mí. We are (have been) here for a month.
ownership: Is liom é. I own it. (It's mine.)
AR on: Tá cuileog ar an gcíste. There is a fly on the cake.
to wear: Tá hata uirthi. She has a hat on.
(She is wearing a hat.)
to have an appearance: Bhí cuma brónach air. He appeared sorry.
to have a name: Siobhán atá orm. My name is Siobhán.
to have a price: Tá seacht bpunt orthu. They cost seven pounds.
having to
do a thing:
orainn bainne a ól. We must drink milk.
ROIMH before: Chuir Nóra bia romhainn. Nóra put food before us.
on the arrival: Bhí Pól roimpi anseo. Pól was here on her arrival.
THAR by: Rith an capall tharainn. The horse ran by us.
over: Chuaigh Pádraig thar sáile. Pádraig went over seas.
exceedingly: Bhí an seó thar barr. The show was outstanding.
TRÍ through: Chuaigh creathán tríthi. A shiver went through her.
UM about: D'iaigh siad um an rí. They closed in about the king.
at: Shiúil sé um Shionainn. He walked by (at) the Shannonside.
Ó from: Labhair Peig ón ardán. Peig spoke from the stage.
since: Ní raibh siad sásta ó shin. They weren't content since then.
desire or need: Tá deoch uaim. I need a drink. (I want a drink.)