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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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Learning 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 … Continue reading

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Make the Irish Language Part of Your Daily Life

Up until now, our fundamental aim at Bitesize Irish Gaelic was to help you make a real connection with your Irish heritage, by learning to speak Irish Gaelic. After thinking about what we can do for you, it’s become apparent … Continue reading

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Irish Will Live with Conn Ó Muíneacháin (Ep. 48)

Get insights into Irish Gaelic’s positive future in Ireland and in Irish society. Broadcaster Conn Ó Muíneacháin grew up with a passion for the Irish language. He came to the conclusion that he had to create content in the Irish … Continue reading

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The Irish Language is in Great Danger

Imagine this. The town of Ennis, County Clare in Ireland (where I grew up) has about 30,000 inhabitants. Let’s say each of those inhabitants spoke a peculiar language that nobody else spoke.

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Profile: An Irish Learner in Russia

Welcome to the second installment of our Irish Learner Profiles series! In publishing these profiles, we hope to showcase the diversity of the international Irish learning community. Last month we introduced you to Fabrizio: a student of the Irish language … Continue reading

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So You Want an Irish Gaelic Tattoo?

So, you want a tattoo in Irish Gaelic, eh? Well, you sure won’t be alone! One of the things that astounded me when I first started hanging out on Irish discussion forums was the sheer number of tattoo translation requests … Continue reading

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Irish: The Language that Refused to Die

If you’ve been following our blogs, you know that, of course, the Irish language (sometimes called “Irish Gaelic”) is far from dead. It still exists as the daily language of people in the regions known as Gaeltachtaí (mostly in the … Continue reading

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Learn Some Irish Christmas Carols!

The happy holiday of Christmas is right around the corner! If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I’m a big advocate of singing as an aid to learning. Why don’t we have some fun and learn a couple … Continue reading

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A Gaelic Christmas

I know what you’re thinking: “Audrey, there’s still a few weeks until Christmas. Are you writing about Christmas already?” Well, musicians (and their long-suffering families) get started on Christmas a whole lot earlier than the rest of the world (think … Continue reading

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