Category Archives: Gaelic Culture

What’s Your Favourite Irish Love Poem?

Yes, we know yesterday was Valentine’s day but we also think that if you love someone, you should share your feelings with them and make them feel special not just during one holiday, right? In this increasingly agitated world, love … Continue reading

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Irish Culture Video – History of the Potato (Prátaí)

You may have heard of the Great Famine and how it negatively influenced Ireland’s history. While we’re here to focus on the preservation of the Irish language, we can’t overlook this important event from Ireland’s past. That’s one of the reasons … Continue reading

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New Year’s Traditions from Ireland

Almost every part of our planet has some New Year’s traditions – some are unusual, others are familiar to more than one place but almost all make the Holiday Season end better. Some New Year’s traditions from Ireland are probably … Continue reading

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Want to Learn More About Irish and Celtic Music? (Ep. 28) [Re-run]

The Irish culture is something that many people around the globe are fascinated with. Some like to read Irish books, others want to listen to Irish and Celtic music or visit Renaissance festivals. Whatever you may like about the Irish … Continue reading

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Questions collection: How to say “I wish” in Irish Gaelic and more

People contact us every day about Irish language curiosities, travel questions, and about Irish culture. Here’s a selection of questions we’ve received in the past few weeks. The answers might lead you to learn something new.

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

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 … Continue reading

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Dropping Biodiversity and the Irish Language

Let me frank about the Irish language and the bigger picture of biodiversity. Usually, I’m Eoin, but today I’ll be Frank.

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[Re-run] Growing up in New York with a Strong Irish Heritage (Ep. 07)

If we were to take a look at the United States’ history we would find many Irish people who settled there driven by necessity or high hopes and dreams. They became hard working individuals who soon were seen as established … Continue reading

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[Re-run] The Sense of Community in the Dingle Peninsula (Ep. 06)

Corca Dhuibhne (the Dingle peninsula) is known for its amazing views of the Atlantic and the Blasket Islands but what people don’t know is that this specific part of Ireland has one of the strongest Irish-speaking communities. In the sixth … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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