How To Say – “Friend” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - "Friend" in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

You’ll probably know over a thousand people in your lifetime but you’ll really know 3-5 peopleYeah, we’re talking about the number of “real” (if that’s a thing) friends you’ll have in your life. With the development of Social Media in the past decade, you’ll probably get to know over a thousand people (even more for others) but you’ll only have a few close friends. Continue reading

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Irish History – Medieval Ireland (Ep.22) [Re-run]

Medieval Ireland podcast article

Want to learn a ‘bitesize’ portion of Irish history? You came to the right place. This podcast episode is focused on Medieval Ireland and how the Irish language was transformed during Ireland’s turbulent times.

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The True Definition of Learning Irish “At Your Own Pace”

The True Definition of Learning Irish "At Your Own Pace"

Readers of this blog, as well as every Bitesize Irish Gaelic student know that our motto is “learn Irish at your own pace”. Until now we met really interesting people who shared with us (and with the Bitesize community) their story of learning the Irish language, their Irish heritage and how they use our tools to strengthen their connection to their Irish origin. Continue reading

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How To Say – “I’m Irish” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - "I'm Irish" in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

When you’re travelling the World or meeting people from other countries, you will always have the chance to let people know where are you from (your country or nationality). This allows the people you’re talking to know you a bit better and to start the conversation. Continue reading

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How Do Irish Language Immersion Weekends Help You Learn? (Ep. 21) [Re-run]

Irish immersion weekends help you learn

Recent studies are displaying a drop in the ranks of Irish speaking individuals around the World. While the use of Irish Gaelic is declining, we can’t say for sure by how much the numbers of Irish speakers are declining.

Why? Because those studies primarily focus Ireland, but not the rest of the World, and as far as we know, there are a lot of people who learn or want to learn Irish all over the globe. Even more, these people are organising their own Irish events to help others learn the Irish language. Continue reading

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Self-Consciousness of the Irish Language Community

Self-Consciousness of the Irish Language Community article

As an Irish language speaker, I don’t actually listen to Raidió na Gaeltachta that much. I don’t listen to the radio itself much. Things I listen to are generally audiobooks or podcasts, in English.

I switched on Raidió na Gaeltachta lately. It was an evening drive-time current affairs show. It’s good one (Cormac ag a Cúig). Continue reading

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How To Say – “I Have a Cat” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - I Have a Cat in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

When people think about getting a pet, they instantly think about choosing between a cat or a dog. Both are great options and it’s always better to adopt rather than buy, but before getting a pet, you should know that this is a “long-term deal” (just like learning Irish). Of course there are some other exotic options (turtles, lizards, snakes even) and there’s no problem in getting such a pet (as long as it’s legal). Continue reading

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Simple (But Effective) Guide To Use Irish With Locals (Ep. 20) [Re-run]

Simple but effective guide to use irish with locals

The best way to test your Irish language level would be to practice it live with locals, in Ireland. Now, if you’re planning a trip to Ireland any time soon and you want to use Irish Gaelic with local people, you should listen to this audio podcast for a simple, but effective guide of doing that. Continue reading

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Visualize Yourself Being Fluent in Irish Gaelic

Visualize Yourself Being Fluent in Irish Gaelic

Did you make a New Year’s resolution for 2018? If your goal is to learn Irish Gaelic then you should know that you’ve embarked on a beautiful journey. Learning the Irish language until you’re fluent is a huge task, but luckily for you, Bitesize Irish Gaelic has all the tools you need to start your learning adventure.

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How To Say – “New Year’s Resolution” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

How To Say - New Year's Resolution in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) article

The end of the year is, at least for some people, an opportunity for restarting their lives or to start doing new things. They manage to do this by creating New Year’s resolutions for themselves and sticking to them. Yes, it’s true that some wishes for the new year aren’t really doable, and some people might not see them through. Continue reading

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