Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan and chart-topper Macklemore indulge in the cúpla focal.
The duo lent their talents to Ceol 2018, the annual compilation album of contemporary songs sang in the Irish language.
Radio presenter and curator of the project Eoghan McDermott took to Twitter to commend the pair for their involvement. He revealed that they had recorded an Irish poem to 'introduce' the album.
Saoirse Ronan & @macklemore recorded a spoken word intro as Gaeilge for #CEOL2018 & I love them for it. It's about how the language is beautiful & versatile but delicate & needs people to help it along. Huge love to them for being involved. Please share the love! Failte go Ceol!X pic.twitter.com/sPvhXMyvvy— Eoghan McDermott (@eoghanmcdermo) September 26, 2018
Seattle-born rapper Macklemore, real name Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, has often spoken of his love for Ireland. He even released a song called "Irish Celebration."
The performer previously reminisced on his first ever gig in Ireland in 2000, when he played for a small crowd of 200 people.
"I had never experienced that level of energy the Irish brought to the show. My family's history comes from Ireland so to get that type of love felt like a homecoming, a community of people whose support for my music would only be rivaled by my own of Seattle, Washington. There was nothing like it," he said.
The line-up for Ceol 2018 involves top acts like Kodaline, Wheatus, The Coronas, and Picture This performing their hits as Gaeilge.
The album was compiled by Conradh na Gaeilge and Raidió Rí-Rá in conjunction with the Irish radio station, RTÉ 2FM. In a bid to foster enthusiasm for the national language, the album will be given to every school student in Ireland free of charge.
Tomorrow 350,000 #CEOL2018 albums with tracks by Saoirse Ronan& Macklemore, Picture This, Kodaline, JP Cooper, Gav James, Coronas, Chasing Abbey, Hudson Taylor, John Gibbons&Soule, The Academic, Parson James, Wild Youth, Delorentos, Sibeal & Cranberries, Seo Linn, N&J will land x pic.twitter.com/CyKcvWxHzI— Eoghan McDermott (@eoghanmcdermo) September 25, 2018
According to RTÉ, here is the full track list:
1. Fáilte go CEOL – Saoirse Ronan agus Macklemore
2. Picture This - Is Sinne Óg (When We Were Young)
3. JP Cooper - Amhrán an Fhómhair (September Song)
4. Kodaline - Ag Fadú d'Aidhme (Follow Your Fire)
5. John Gibbons ft Soulé - Spéaclaí Gréine sa Bháisteach (Sunglasses in the Rain)
6. Gavin James - I gCónaí (Always)
7. Wheatus - Stócach Brocach (Teenage Dirtbag)
8. The Academic - Do Chroí Anocht (Bear Claws)
9. Parson James - Muid a Ghoid an Seó (Stole the Show)
10. Hudson Taylor - Mothaigh Arís É (Feel It Again)
11. The Coronas - Nílimid Bréagach (We Couldn't Fake It)
12. Wild Youth - Mé Sáite Ann (Can't Move On)
13. Chasing Abbey - Labhair Liom (Talk To Me)
14. Delorentos - Insan Nóiméad (In the Moment)
15. Sibéal with The Cranberries - Fuarú (Linger)
16. Seo Linn - Bain an Glas
17. Nóra agus Jade - Fuil na nÓg (Winners of BEO 2017)
To purchase the album, visit here.