Let’s learn a traditional Irish song called Casadh an tSúgáin which means “the twisting of the straw rope”. You may have heard of a súgán chair, its seat is made from straw rope. Straw rope has been used to do many things, such as tie things up around the farm and also to secure roofs.
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Emma and Siobhán will be hosting a live Q&A on YouTube. Date: Thursday October 28th 2021Time: 8pm Dublin, Ireland time. That’s 3pm US Eastern.Place: View on YouTube You can watch the Q&A live or rewatch it later above. Coming back to Irish We will be answering questions from those who have returned to learning the Irish
Watch back September’s Live Q&A with Siobhán and Emma above! The word “mná” in Irish seems to be pronounced sometimes as though the N is an R. Do you have other examples of this N to R sound change and do you know the origin of it in “Mná”? It actually isn’t unique to the
This week, I had a lovely chat with our GROW member, Martin. Martin, who lives in Dublin, has been a member of the GROW Program for 8 months now and talks about his experience in learning the language. Martin left school at 14 and had very little Irish and didn’t think much of it until
Bitesize Irish turns 11 years old in August 2021! If you’d like to share some kind words, please leave a reply below. Mo bhuíochas leis an bhfoireann ag Bitesize Irish le bliain anuas – Siobhán agus Emma, agus ar ndóidh Aisling agus Gabrielle roimhe sin. Thanks to each and every person who has been involved
Watch back July’s Live Q&A with Siobhán and Emma above! Can payment be made in Euros or Sterling? Payment is in US Dollars but it can be made using any currency as the currencies are exchanged automatically. The approximate price in Euros is stated under the cost in US Dollars but please check the latest
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