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Last Saturday we shared with you some interesting information on the origins of Halloween (in Irish, Oíche Shamhna, pronounced roughly EE-hyeh HOW-nuh) in Oíche Shamhna (Halloween) – Part 1. In this post, we’ll teach you a few words and phrases … Continue reading
As I mentioned in a previous post, Road Signs in Irish Gaelic, I’m often surprised when friends come back from a visit to Ireland and tell me “we didn’t see/hear a word of Gaelic the whole time we were there.” … Continue reading
I have to tell you, in all honesty, that I usually go into hiding around St. Patrick’s Day. “Why?” you ask. “Why would a person who loves Irish music, especially Irish singing, go into hiding on St. Patrick’s Day?” The … Continue reading
The subject of love songs comes up fairly frequently on Irish language forums. Usually the topic is brought up by a visitor: “Can you give me the titles of some happy Irish Gaelic love songs?”
When I first started learning Irish, I was really jealous of friends who were learning Spanish. Here in my home in California, you can just turn on the TV or radio and be instantly immersed in Spanish. You can surround … Continue reading
Mary Murphy is an Irish singer based in Canada (and also a member of Bitesize Irish Gaelic, by the way).
We got chatting with one of our latest Irish language lessons members. Her name is Mary Murphy – an Irish singer and writer based in Canada. Here she shares one of her songs to listen to, along with an interview … Continue reading
Sarah recently emailed us: What’s the difference between Irish and Gaelic?? 🙂 Good question! It’s important to clear up what we means. Here, we’re always referring to the Celtic language of Ireland. What does Irish mean? In Ireland, people generally … Continue reading
Remember Amanda who teaches Irish Gaelic to her Irish dance students? They were invited to dance at the Saline Celtic Festival 2011 in Saline, Michigan. Amanda was kind enough to have a Bitesize banner and flyers displayed, enticing everyone attending … Continue reading