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Immersion Weekends for the Irish Language 2019

What is an immersion weekend? As our friend Neasa put it: An immersion weekend (or week(s)) is where people gather to learn the Irish language and speak it and participate in cultural activities (often involving the language). So we immerse ourselves in the Irish language and by the end of the weekend we’ve forgotten how

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The Peril of the Irish Language

Sometimes we should remind ourselves of how much or a marginal language the Irish language is in Ireland.  This all depends on your perspective. My overall view is highly positive: there’s a huge energy and spirit among Irish language speakers (read more below). It’s certainly not a “dead” or extinct language.  Related posts: Would the

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We’re Bitesize Irish

2018 is turning out to be a really important year in the history of Bitesize & the Irish language learning community. If you read our newsletters, blog posts, watched our YouTube videos or listened to our Podcast episodes, you noticed a few changes. Today, we’re happy to announce that one of these changes is to

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Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes at Bitesize Irish (VIDEO)

November was a great month for Bitesize Irish. At the beginning of the month we had our first live team meeting in Limerick, Ireland. Related posts: Meet the Bitesize Irish Team – Catalin (Ep. 80) What’s New at Bitesize Irish Gaelic Behind the scenes of our Live Lingo Lessons New at Bitesize: Absolute Beginners Class

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Win Irish Children Books (with CD) and Audio Course from Bitesize Irish

We’re happy to have a growing, passionate, engaged community of enthusiastic Irish language learners. That’s why we’re always in contact with them, developing products and tools to match their enthusiasm of learning the Irish language. Related posts: Questions collection: How to say “I wish” in Irish Gaelic and more Irish Gaelic Pronunciation Survey Four Questions

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Dear Bitesize: The Origins of the Irish Gaelic Days of the Week

One of the most appreciated features of Bitesize Irish Gaelic is the member support we provide. A member is part of the Irish learning community, so not necessarily a paying member. We receive a handful of questions about the Irish language on a daily basis and we’re more than happy to reply, so you can

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Bitesize Member Interviews

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Helen moved from Maine to Connemara

Helen Aylward comes all the way from Maine, USA, but now lives in the Gaeltacht! Here’s her member interview with Bitesize Irish. I am very lucky to be able to say I live in An Droim, South Connemara in County Galway. Originally, I am from Portland, Maine, USA. How I started I moved to Ireland specifically to study the Irish language and

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Community Advice: Irish Language Learning Tactics

We’re always trying to help the Bitesize Irish community members with good feedback, advice and tactics to use when learning the Irish language. Often than not, that advice comes from the community itself. If you want to discover some solid tactics of learning the Irish language, please read the following interview. Val is a Bitesize

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Take On the Challenge of Practicing Irish with Locals

Many members of our enthusiastic community see Irish as a strange but beautiful language. Learn it may have its ups and downs, but if you see it as a way of improving yourself, and not as a chore, you will see progress with every Irish lesson. Related posts: The Secrets to Practicing Irish Gaelic Every

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