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How To Say – “Where Are the Toilets?” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Before the Internet became such an important thing for us all, we would have to buy local guides if we wanted to travel to somewhere and needed to know how to get around or how to ask some basic questions, … Continue reading

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Being Polite, Animal Names and other Irish Pronunciation Videos from January

While acknowledging the beauty of the Irish language, we also have to admit it’s not the easiest language to learn. That doesn’t have to scare you if you’re planning to learn Irish anytime soon but it should encourage you even … Continue reading

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How To Say – You’re Welcome in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Being nice to other people should be something we all aim for. There are a lot of ways to do this but from what we discovered, the little things tend to matter in the long run. For example, telling someone … Continue reading

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Secrets of Pronouncing Irish Gaelic Will Be Revealed

Have you ever seen an Irish Gaelic word written down, and thought “How the heck am I meant to pronounce that?!”? You want to make that deep connection to your Irish heritage. But there’s nothing worse than seeing a phrase … Continue reading

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Pronounce “arán” in Irish Gaelic

Lots of people struggle with how the Irish language is pronounced. Let’s take a short example, and break it down! Once you get familiar with the rules, other new words won’t look so strange.

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It’s All In Your Perspective, with Karen Reshkin (Ep. 36)

Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English). This is an interview with Karen Reshkin from Chicago is an Irish language instructor at Na Gaeil. She’s also a musician, playing the fiddle Karen is an accomplished Irish language … Continue reading

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Do people say “top of the morning”, how to say “yes” and “no” in Irish, and more listener questions (Ep. 11)

We’ve got some great listener questions answered. For example, you’ll hear how to say “2014” in the Irish language for the new year. You’ll hear about the latest rough weather in Ireland, how to get people to use Irish with … Continue reading

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The Gaelic You Already Know (Yes, You Do!)

If you’re just starting out on this Irish language journey, I bet you think you don’t know any Gaelic words yet.  Well, surprise! You do! In fact, I’m willing to bet that there are Irish words you use almost every … Continue reading

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Irish Gaelic: Just How Difficult Is It to Learn?

“Isn’t that language hard to learn? How do you even begin to pronounce it?” “Irish is just too difficult.” “My dad took Irish in school, and he told me it’s really hard to learn.”

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The Definite Article in Irish – Part 2

In our last post, we talked a bit about the definite article in Irish (the equivalent of the word “the” in English), and how it changes (and changes the words around it) in context (if you missed it, you might … Continue reading

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