So after falling for what I now realize was a bit of blarney that I read on Facebook (And let’s face it, there’s a LOT of blarney on Facebook), I started the following Twitter conversation with Àdhamh.
— Mandy Tidwell (@rtidwell730) January 28, 2014
@rtidwell730@Heughan@Writer_DG Somewhat tongue-in-cheek. The word ‘slàn’ meaning “whole” from which ‘slàinte’ comes as old as the hills 😉
— Àdhamh Ó Broin (@An_Comhghallach) January 28, 2014
So now we have some idea where ‘slàinte’ originates. I’ve also learned to read Facebook posts a bit more carefully. 🙂