Our blog serves as regular motivation for you to speak the Irish language. Find posts about culture, videos where you find how to say certain phrases, and member interviews to tell you about their experience of learning the language.

Learning Resources

An Aimsir Chaite – Bitesize Irish Cheat Sheet

Telling stories is an important part of any language – it could be talking about your weekend, reminiscing about schooldays, telling a joke or breaking down what happened in the latest episode of a TV show. Stories are also a great opportunity for us to develop both our receptive and productive language skills. In our

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Gaeilge Gach Lá

Listen! Which Irish language Dialect is this??

Listen to Cainteoir 1 (“Speaker 1”) reading the following paragraph as Gaeilge: Which dialect is this speaker speaking in? Leave a reply below with your guess 🙂 Here’s what the speaker is saying: An áit is ansa liom ná teach mo sheantuismitheoirí in aice na farraige. Feirm a bhí ann, agus d’fhásadh m’athair mór na

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Member Interviews

“Even a word of Irish brings memories flooding back”

John / Seán talks about his Irish language journey in Hangzhou, China, far from his hometown of Limerick. He’s a teacher, and also a successful musician. He wants to be able to speak the Irish language fluently and naturally. As a young teen, he spent summers down in Ceann Trá (Ventry) in County Kerry. Having

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Q&A

How words change in the Irish language – Q&A

In this live Q&A with Ben and Niall of Bitesize Irish, we answer your questions! The topic this month is how the beginnings of words change (or “mutate”) in Irish, depending on context. Unfortunately during this session, we had audio difficulties and so we don’t have a recording of the Q&A session. However, we’ll add

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Q&A

Irish Language Q&A – July 2022

Emma and Ben from Bitesize Irish answer your Irish language questions questions live on YouTube! July’s Q&A was all about the biggest challenges that you encounter when learning the Irish language. Question: How do you pronounce consonants When speaking irish? Scarlett said: “My BIGGEST confusion comes from the CONSONANT sounds. Is there somewhere where I

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Q&A

Your biggest challenges Learning Irish – Live Q&A

What’s your biggest challenge in trying to learn to speak the Irish language? Our July 2022 live Q&A is about hearing your biggest challenges, and we might even be able to give some advice to help you. Send in your biggest challenge, in our Q&A submission form. Be sure to submit the form a couple

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