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What is Bitesize Irish Gaelic? We believe that the most personal way you can express your Irish heritage is to speak some of our language. And you can do that thousands of miles outside of Ireland. Our online bitesize lessons let you learn to speak Irish Gaelic, all at your own pace. Find out more.
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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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Mary Murphy is an Irish singer based in Canada (and also a member of Bitesize Irish Gaelic, by the way).
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”.
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
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