[Re-run] How to Understand Irish People From the Gaeltacht? (Ep. 05)

How to Understand Irish people

Ever wondered what are the places in Ireland where Irish is the main language? These regions make up for the Gaeltacht, the historically marked place of the Irish language.

Will you understand people from the Gaeltacht? Are people from these regions only speaking Irish Gaelic and are kids learning English or Irish in schools? These are just several listener questions Eoin answers in the fifth episode of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast. Learn about urban Irish and regional dialects across the Gaeltacht.

This is a re-run of the 5th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast in the English language.

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Is Some Irish Gaelic Grammar So Important?

Irish Gaelic Grammar

Lots of Irish school kids, for example, speak Irish Gaelic with lots correct grammar missing. But you know what? Isn’t that better than speaking no Irish language at all? This applies to you, too. If you’re on your learning journey, be careful not to set your bar for perfection too high.

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[Re-run] Use Technology to Boost Your Irish Learning Skills (Ep. 04)

Irish Learning Skills

Everybody has a different way to learn a new language. People will sign up for local classes to improve themselves or choose to use the Internet to immerse themselves in that specific language. People learn in their own way, but why not reach out online for a helping hand?

In the fourth episode of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast, Eoin discusses with Prof. Kevin Scannell about immersing yourself in Irish by using online software. From using Twitter to pick up Irish phrases to watching TG4 online, you can listen and learn how to use technology to boost your Irish learning skills.

This is a rebroadcast of the 4th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast in the English language.

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Bitesized Blog Post

Bitesized Blog Post

Break down your learnings this week into little bites.

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[Re-run] Fun Surprises For Those Who Visit Ireland (Ep. 03)

fun surprises Visit Ireland

When it comes to travelling, Ireland has a lot to offer. It doesn’t really matter if you visit this beautiful country for its amazing landscapes, breathtaking views or just to get a small taste of the Irish culture – you’ll have one of the best times of your life.

This is the third episode of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast where Eoin talks to travel writer Jody Halstead about her trips to Ireland and what were the little things that made her come from the United States. Was it the fun surprises that made Jody visit Ireland and enjoy her stay? You tell us…

Re-run of the 3rd podcast episode of Bitesize Irish Gaelic in the English language.

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[Re-run] What Are the Best Apps to Learn Irish? (Ep. 02)

Apps to Learn Irish

Smartphones and other mobile devices are playing such a big role in our day-to-day life. Five to ten years ago, nobody would have thought that mobile devices will be used to this extent. They allow us to communicate, organize our schedule, relax or learn new things like a new language.

In the second episode of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast, Eoin has a friendly discussion with Terry Simmons who learned Irish with the help of mobile apps. Terry created a comprehensive list of iPhone and Android apps for learning Ireland’s beautiful native language but also travelling & children apps designed for people who want to speak Irish.

This is a re-run of the second podcast episode of Bitesize Irish Gaelic in the English language.

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Create Your Personal Gaeltacht

Your Personal Gaeltacht

Learning to speak Irish Gaelic outside of Ireland is hard. It sure can feel like you’re on your own to learn. And what’s a language, after all, but a method of communication with yourself and others.

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[Re-run] Can Australia spark your interest to learn Irish? (Ep. 01)

learn Irish

Finding the interest to learn a new language can be close to an epiphany. This feeling you have inside, the desire to learn new things can be triggered by the smallest and unrelated events in your life. The truth is, that hunger for knowledge and learning is always there, you just need a catalyst to help make the first step.

Listen to the first Bitesize Irish Gaelic (English) Podcast episode where Eoin has an open discussion with Liam Ó Briain in Limerick, Ireland.  Liam’s discovered his desire to learn Irish during a trip in Australia and since then he’s also learning more about Irish traditional song and dance.

What sparked your interest to learn Irish?

This is a re-run of the first podcast episode of Bitesize Irish Gaelic in the English language.

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Podcast Re-runs (Ep. 67)

Podcast Re-runs

Eoin and little Liam of Bitesize Irish Gaelic tell you about our plan to re-run past episodes of the podcast on our podcast feed. You also hear about our members-only Facebook group.

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Special Final Episode of Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast (Ep. 66)

Irish Gaelic Podcast

Listen as Eoin and son Liam make paper airplanes in their kitchen. Eoin takes the chance to explain why the Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast is coming to an end. But it’s also a positive step for Bitesize Irish Gaelic members who’ll get new ways to connect with us.

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