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.

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Foghlaim faoi Ghlas – Motivation

In this week’s Podcast, Eoin encourages you to find the beauty in the language, rather than finding challenges and difficulty. With this in mind, this week we’re going to look at your answers to the Irish and Me Survey question: Have you felt more motivated to learn Irish recently? In what way? I’ve divided answers

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Foghlaim faoi Ghlas: Wednesday Words

This week’s Foghlaim Faoi Ghlas (Lockdown Learning) aims to motivate and revitalise you in your learning journey! We’re looking at some positive stories from our Irish and Me survey responses – people who’ve found motivation to find new ways to learn during this crazy time, and those who have gained a new appreciation for their

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Foghlaim Faoi Ghlas: Lockdown Learning

We asked you, our readers, how your learning journey has been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and the restrictions that have been put in place. Each week, we’ll take a look at different aspects of your responses – from how you’ve kept yourself motivated to tips on accessing different resources. Twenty-four per cent of you

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How to improve your Irish at home

Here are some tips on how to learn Irish at home. Éist leis an raidió | Listen to the radio Léigh leabhar agus éist leis an gclosleabhar | Read a book and listen to its audiobook Scríobh scripteanna comhrá | Write scripts of conversations Coimeád dialann | Keep a diary  Foghlaim amhráin | Learn songs

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Your Thoughts: Ceardlann Foghraíochta

For two weeks at the beginning of March, we ran our first pronunciation workshop – Ceardlann Foghraíochta – and it was a hit! We had learners from all over the world – from the US to Australia – and we made it work with daily video calls, downloadable handouts and a private forum. The feedback

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Member Interviews

Advice for learners: Stick with it and make it fun!

Some Bitesize Members come to us without a word of Irish, some can say Dia Dhuit, and others, like Peadar learned Gaeilge in school but after either years away from Ireland, or just not using it, they want to re-learn. They have Gaeilge, but they just need to find it! In this Member Interview, Peadar

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