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Q&A 5th December 2019

December’s Live Q&A with Siobhán at Bitesize Irish will take place this Thursday, 5 December at 20:00 Irish time! Are you learning the Irish language? Something on your mind that Bitesize Irish might be able to help with? You can still attend if you don’t submit a question. Submit your questions before the event here

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Member Interviews

Member Interview – Being an Ambassador For Gaeilge!

Many people seek Gaeilge before they’ve ever set foot on the island of Ireland, they use it as their nasc (connection) to their ancestry. For Seattle high school teacher Ann Marie, however, it was a trip to Ireland for her birthday in 2016 that started her journey diving into her heritage. Thanks to the world-wide

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Annoucements

Q&A November 7th 2019

Live Q&A with Siobhán at Bitesize Irish. Are you learning the Irish language? Something on your mind that Bitesize Irish might be able to help with? You can still attend if you don’t submit a question. Submit your question here before the event. When? Thursday November 7th 2019 at 21:00 Irish Time. That’s 16:00 Eastern.

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Gaelic Culture

Traidisiúin Oíche Shamhna | Irish Halloween Traditions

Here is a video I put together of the customs associated with Halloween Oíche Shamhna /ee-ha how-na/. Foghlaimímis faoi Thraidisiúin Oíche Shamhna /foh-lem-ee-mish fwee hrad-ish-oo-in ee-ha how-na/ Let’s learn about Halloween traditions. Ceiliúrtar Oíche Shamhna ar an gcéad lá de mhí na Samhna.  /kel-oor-tur ee-ha how-na air on gayd law jeh vee nah sow-na/ Halloween

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Gaelic Culture

Origins of Oíche Shamhna Halloween

If you’re like me, you probably love Halloween. It’s been one of my favorite holidays for as long as I can remember…not QUITE up there with Christmas, but close! I mean, seriously…what kid DOESN’T like dressing up and running all over the neighborhood after dark begging for candy? In fact, with my daughter now off at

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to say “dance” in Irish

In this video, you can learn the various Irish words for dance and dancing. Both variations below are commonly used in everyday Irish. You will certainly not regret learning these words as they commonly come up not only on TV and radio but also in face-to-face conversations. damhsa/dow-sa/dance rince/rin-keh/dance Now, let’s use those words in

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Bitesize Irish Podcast

Podcast 104: Best Of – Start Something

Dineen Grow appeared way back in 2014 on the “Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast” as it was called then. We keep coming back to her message of not accepting that you’re on your own on this Irish language journey. You can start something. The tools of technology give us no more excuses. Original Episode 23 New

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