[Re-run] Are Dublin Taxi Drivers Speaking Irish? (Ep. 13)

Dublin Taxi Drivers

One of the easiest and affordable ways of getting around when visiting a new country is using the public transportation or taxis, but what can you do if you don’t speak the language? If you’re planning to visit Ireland to try out your newly learned language and want to know if the bus & taxi drivers speak Irish or English, listen to this episode.

This is a rebroadcast of the 13th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast episode where Eoin talks with Robert Todd, the man who visited Ireland during Christmas and got a chance to see if he can talk Irish with the Dublin taxi drivers. His story is a great inspiration to try out new things and practice speaking the Irish language when you have the chance.

Re-run of episode 13 of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast in the English language.

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[Re-run] Practice Irish Daily In 5 Easy Steps (Ep. 12)

Practice Irish Daily

Depending on your need or passion to learn a new language, practicing is a big part of the learning process. As you may know, Irish Gaelic is one of those languages that doesn’t seem too friendly at first but when you start to practice it daily, everything changes and the learning process moves along smoothly.

If you want to discover how to practice the Irish language daily in 5 easy steps, listen to this rebroadcast of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast’s 12th episode. Eoin has a friendly talk with Audrey about how to practice Irish daily, a subject she talks about in her eBook: The secrets to practicing Irish Gaelic every day.

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Get to Know the Irish Language Before Visiting Ireland

Before Visiting Ireland

Summer is upon us and people start to go on vacation, having fun with family and friends. Some of them are going on trips outside of their countries so they have to do some extra preparations. For example, they need to know how’s the weather, what currency will they need to use and probably most important if they’ll need a tour guide or if they can speak directly to the people.

If you’re planning a trip to Ireland, we’ll give you a heads up. Summer in Ireland is unpredictable but in a good way. Wet doesn’t necessary mean cold but you need to be prepared. Another good idea would be to try to understand the traditional Irish language if you’re going somewhere in the Gaeltacht. You can even take a step further and learn this language if you happen to have some Irish ancestry. Continue reading

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[Re-run] Your Irish Language Questions Answered (Ep. 11)

Irish Questions

Bitesize Irish Gaelic isn’t just a working method of learning Irish online but, over the years, it has grown into a beautiful community. While the bite-sized learning materials cover almost all aspects of learning Irish, the members of our community may still have questions – and that’s a good thing!

In this rebroadcast of the 11th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast episode, Eoin answers the listeners’ question about the Irish language. You’ll learn how to talk Irish to people when visiting Ireland, what weather should you expect and get some other language questions answered. Do Irish people say “top of the morning to you”? – Listen and find out.

This is a re-run of the 11th episode for Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast in English language.

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Remember Your Motivation to Learn Irish Gaelic?

Motivation to Learn Irish Gaelic

Ever wondered why it was easier to learn things when you were in school and why you’re not capable of doing it at the same cadence now? It’s all about motivation and passion. If when you were younger you had to learn because that’s what your parents said, when you’re all grown up, you want to learn to improve yourself or to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.

A lot of people sign up for online courses but fail to complete them although the lessons are easy to understand. What can you do to improve this? Continue reading

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[Re-run] There’s No Place Like Home (Ep. 10)

No place like home

Some people say that “home” is where your family resides. Others don’t have such a strong connection to their relatives but still have a special place they come back time after time with joy in their hearts. This is also the case for many Irish people who now live in the United States or other places of the Earth.

One of these people who grew in the US but come back to their Ireland home several times each year is Liam Hughes – artist, designer, singer and more.

Listen to this rebroadcast of the 10th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast episode featuring Eoin and Liam talking about how it feels to come back to Ireland to a cottage farm, what can you do to make the most out of your trip to Ireland and other interesting landmarks across this beautiful country.

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The Love for the Irish Language

Love for Irish Language

Your passion for a certain thing can develop into a really healthy hobby. For example, you enjoy reading so much that you give it a go at writing a novel, or you’re in your own element while gardening so you create an awesome blog to share your passion and help people. The good thing about passion is that it’s fueled by love and interest for something.

It’s the same for learning new languages. Some people feel a connection to a new language so they give it their best to learn it. This can be said about our Irish language learners who trust us in their journey to learn the Irish Gaelic language. Don’t believe us? We invite you to read the story of Emily Dryden who loves languages such as German, Latin & Irish, and was kind enough to share with us her thoughts and love for the Irish language. Continue reading

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[Re-run] The American Teacher Who Learned Irish and Moved to Ireland (Ep. 09)

American Teacher Who Learned Irish

Teachers have some of the most challenging jobs out there but they still manage to do it with a smile on their faces. It’s amazing how they find the resources to teach children when they are underpaid and undervalued.

Dr. Matt Wallen, the principal teacher of Limerick School Project is one of these great people. His passion to teach others fought the barrier of learning a new language.

Matt, an American teacher fought the language barrier, learned how to speak Irish and moved to Ireland so he could teach children in Limerick city. This Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast episode tells us why Matt moved from the U.S. to Ireland and what are his suggestions for people who want to learn how to speak Irish.

This a rebroadcast of the 9th Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast in the English language.

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A Little Bit of Irish Every Day

Irish Every Day

People have their reasons for which they embark on the “learning a new language” adventure. Maybe they want to improve themselves or they are planning a long trip and want to have an easy time visiting other countries. Whatever the reason may be, learning a new language can be an easy task if you have the right tools & tactics. Continue reading

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[Re-run] The Story of Bitesize Irish Gaelic (Ep. 08)

Story of Bitesize Irish Gaelic

Every success business has an interesting story behind it. People only see the current state of things but don’t have an idea about how everything started. Would you like to know more about how Eoin came up with the idea of Bitesize Irish Gaelic to help people learn Irish?

Listen to this podcast episode to learn more about Eoin and Bitesize Irish Gaelic. In the 8th podcast rebroadcast Mary Murphy and Eoin switch places and tell you the whole story behind Bitesize, Eoin’s childhood and the image of the Irish language in the world.

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