IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Mo chaduaic! Is daor a cheannaigh mé é, alas! I paid dearly for it.
Mo (chreach is mo) chrá! Alas!
(Mo dhíth agus) mo dheacair! Alas!
Ach mo léan, bhí ~ orm! But alas! I had my trouble for nothing.
Mo ~ gur tharla sé, alas that it should happen.
Mo ~! Mo ~ dhóite! Mo chreach is mo ~! Alas! Woe is me!
Is ~, it is a pity, alas (that).
Mo thrua! Alas! (Sometimes ironical)