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.

Q&A

Q&A Le Siobhán Agus Aisling – Thursday January 21st 2021

Aisling and Siobhán will be hosting a live Q&A on YouTube. Date: Thursday January 21st 2021Time: 8pm Dublin, Ireland time. That’s 3pm US Eastern.Place: View on YouTube A recording of the Q&A will be added here later. Ask Your Irish Language Questions! You might have current challenges with: How to achieve Gaeilge Gach Lá Specific Irish

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Annoucements

Bitesize Irish in 2020

Learning Gaeilge in 2020 changed worldwide like a lot of other areas of life. For those attending Irish language classes and other immersion events, a lot of it was cancelled and went online. At Bitesize Irish, we noticed even more people spending more time practicing Gaeilge Gach Lá as a result of lockdowns. It turns

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Q&A

Q&A Le Siobhán Agus Aisling – Thursday December 17Th 2020

Watch back December’s Live Q&A with Aisling and Siobhán above! Here are some notes and links from the Q&A: Proposing as Gaeilge: Will you marry me? – An bpósfaidh tú mé? Plubaire – a chubby child, babbler Saying goodbye: Say Slán leat to someone who’s going away. Say Slán agat to someone who’s staying behind

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to say An Irish Blessing in Irish

In this new addition to our How to Say series, you’ll learn a famous Irish blessing. Go n-éirí an bóthar leat /Guh ny-ree on boh-har lyat/ May the road rise to meet you Go raibh an ghaoth go brách ag do chúl /Guh ruh on ghwee guh brawkh eeg duh khool/ May the wind be

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Member Interviews

Member Interview with Jim

Last week, I had a wonderful chat with our GROW member, Jim. I have never heard someone describe the Irish language quite as poetically and beautifully as he does. Jim grew up in Pennsylvania, and has actually never been to Ireland, although his childhood and upbringing was very Irish. He felt a calling to learn

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Irish Gaelic Language

Nollaig – Free Irish Language Christmas Lesson

Fáilte isteach. Here is one free lesson from Bitesize Cúrsaí – our online library of Irish language courses by Bitesize Irish. To try more lessons are your own pace, sign up for free Taster membership. There you go, I have just wished you a merry Christmas in the Irish language. The “dhuit” literally translates to

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