Tag Archives: gaelic culture ireland

Watch TEDx Video on Why Irish Language is NOT Dead

If you’re not sharing “Dia dhuit” on Twitter and Facebook every morning, why not? What’s holding you back? You can have a bit of fun and be creative.

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Love for Irish Music and Language with Dawn Lange (Ep. 61)

Dawn shares her “can do” attitude to learning to speak Irish Gaelic. It’s her way to “feel connected to a place that has my heart”, as she told us recently. She’s a Bitesize Irish Gaelic member. Discussion podcast about learning … Continue reading

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Say You Will by Mary Murphy (Ep. 52)

Do you love to hear about the “little people”, or the síoga as we call them in Ireland? Or maybe you’ve grown up too much, and you think you don’t need to hear such a story every now and again! … Continue reading

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Discover the Irish Heritage through its Time-Honored Clothing

Ireland is a country rich in heritage and culture, and is well known for its Celtic history, music and time-honored clothing. That’s why we would like to thank the Murphy of Ireland, where you can find Irish sweaters, tweed jacked … Continue reading

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Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast (Ep. 28)

Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast joins Eoin about Irish music, American adoption of Irish culture, and touring in Ireland and beyond.

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Ancient Irish harmonies in Northern California

Should you happen to find yourself in the greater San Francisco Bay Area this month, you won’t want to miss a truly unique Irish concert: Sacred Days, Mystic Ways, starring renowned Irish singer and songwriter Mary Mc Laughlin and her … Continue reading

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Halloween, Old Irish-Style

  When I was a kid, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays. After all, what could be more fun than dressing up and running all over the neighborhood after dark, begging for goodies and scaring yourself half silly in … Continue reading

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From Chicken Noodle Soup to The Spotted Worm: Misheard Song Lyrics

I never have figured where the chicken noodle soup came from. I was five years old, and someone had given me a record of Disney songs in French. Why in French? I don’t know. But I loved Disney, and didn’t … Continue reading

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The Harp that Once Through Tara’s Halls…

The harp that once through Tara’s halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara’s walls As if that soul were fled. So sleeps the pride of former days, So glory’s thrill is o’er, And hearts that … Continue reading

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The Road to Lisdoonvarna Video with Irish

Have a look at this nice new recording, and then read on for the story and lyrics

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