Tag Archives: Irish language

[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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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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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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Ireland’s a Gaeltacht with Caitríona Weafer (Ep. 64)

Caitríona is from Mullingar in Ireland, and lives in California. She shares her perceptions of Ireland from her trips back home. In her opinion, you can use the Irish language anywhere in Ireland as long as you speak slowly. Discussion … Continue reading

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Results for Your Linguistic Talent Survey

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you four simple questions in a survey. They were all related to your perception of linguistic talent. A person emailed saying “But they’re all the same question!”, which was not the case. Let’s … Continue reading

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Irish Gaelic Pronunciation Survey

We hear from a lot of you that pronunciation of Irish Gaelic is hard. It’s a stumbling block for a lot of Irish language learners. So don’t worry if you find it challenging, you’re not alone.

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Irish Singer Shares More Songs in Irish

Mary Murphy is an Irish singer based in Canada (and also a member of Bitesize Irish Gaelic, by the way).

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Winners for Irish Pronunciation Cheat Sheets with Worksheets

People over the years have said to me “I would love to learn to speak Irish, but it’s not written like it’s pronounced”.

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Watching “An G Team” on TG4? Try our lessons

TG4 Irish language television are showing a great programme called An G-Team. An G-Team is a reality TV show about non-Irish speaking communities in Ireland. They are competing to show how well they can improve the amount of Irish being spoken … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas in Irish Gaelic

Here’s how to say Happy Christmas in Irish. Nollaig shona dhuit! = Happy Christmas!/Merry Christmas! Pronounce it something like /Null-eg hunna ghwitch/ Be careful. This Irish expression is specifically when you are wishing one person a merry Christmas in Gaelic. … Continue reading

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