Language Rights for Irish Speaking People in Ireland (Ep. 26) [Re-run]

Irish Language rights

You’d think that speaking Irish in Ireland is something easy to do, but is that so? English is taking over all across Ireland and Irish speaking people are having a hard time to speak Irish on a daily basis. You might even say that being an Irish speaker in Ireland is just like climbing hills every day – it’s never easy. Continue reading

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Learning Irish is Content Creation

Learning Irish is Content Creation

Get out your pencil, and start doodling!

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The Love for the Irish Language and Music (Ep. 25) [Re-run]

Irish Language and Music

If you watched closely our member interviews category on this blog, you’ve noticed that people have several reasons why they choose to learn the Irish language. For some the Irish heritage is something sacred within the family, for others, it’s the need to preserve the beautiful language.

We came across many people, each with their reasons to learn how to speak Irish. Their stories start with curiosity and developing into a self-improvement journey or hide other passions such as the love for music. Continue reading

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Want to Learn Irish? Here’s What You Should Do First!

Want to Learn Irish?

When they start learning a new language or a new skill, people have different tactics of approaching such an important task. Are there any steps that everyone can take without making any mistakes? Probably not.

But everyone needs to start somewhere. Continue reading

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3 Secret Places in Dublin You Need to Visit Next (Ep. 24) [Re-run]

Secret Places in Dublin You Need to Visit

Depending on how long you’re planning to visit Ireland, you may or may not have time to discover all the Irish beautiful places. You can choose to join generic travel tours where you join another group of people and visit the important landmarks along your path or you could choose the alternative.

There are certain places in Ireland that aren’t advertised as travel destinations but they sure are worth visiting. The alternative to joining travel groups who visit specific landmarks would be to do your research and set your own path alongside Ireland’s beautiful landscapes. For example, did you know there are some secret places in Dublin you could visit? Continue reading

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How to Be Sure to NOT Learn Irish Gaelic

Learn Irish Gaelic

Our Bitey way of making a connection with your Irish heritage is the regular immersion of the Irish language. Use any means at your disposal. If it comes down to telling your dog to “Suí síos!”, then so be it.

But let’s flip that, and see if it can get you thinking in positive ways.

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How to Overcome the Challenge of Learning Irish (Ep. 23) [Re-run]

Overcome the Challenge of Learning Irish

Learning Irish can be quite the challenge. What can you do to boost your chances of learning this beautiful language?  Continue reading

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The Truth About Learning Irish and Other Languages as an Adult

Adults Learning Irish and Other Languages

Remember how easy you learned new stuff when you were a child? Your thirst for knowledge was accompanied by a desire to discover things on your own, driving you forward and shaping your character.

How did that change when you became an adult? Continue reading

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The Irish Language in the Medieval Times (Ep. 22) [Re-run]

Irish Language in the Medieval Times

The Middle Ages represent one of the most agitated periods in the history of Europe. Ireland wasn’t an exception and it had its share of turbulent times. The Irish language was the subject of many influences along Ireland’s history and the Irish people were very possibly even more multilingual than they are in present times. Continue reading

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Learning Irish Gaelic Manifesto

Irish Gaelic Manifesto

If you’d like to make a real connection with your Irish heritage, learning to speak some of the Irish language is a deeply personal way to achieve that.

You need motivation from the heart. The motivation will get you immersing yourself in Ireland’s culture. That’ll make it part of your everyday life. Continue reading

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