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Bitesize Irish relocating to UK for linguistic freedom

April 1st 2019 – London, England. I write to you with this important news: that Bitesize Irish has relocated to London (just opposite the Oliver Cromwell statue in Westminster, to be specific). This might be massive news for you, as a person who values the Irish language, so let me try to explain why we

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Why Bitesize Donated to Irish Language Youth Organisation

With whom does the future of the Irish language rest? The young people in Ireland. If you were to look long-term at ways to help the Irish language, on whom would you spend money? The young people in Ireland. €500 Donated to Feachtas in 2019 I’m proud to say that Bitesize Irish, from part of

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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: Where our

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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: Watching “An G Team” on TG4? Try our lessons Reports: The Irish Language Banned Once Again Learning Irish Gaelic with the Help of Video Content Pre-Announcement: Live Event for

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Mike: A great desire to speak the Irish language

Mike Power is learning Irish, like so many people around the world, to connect with his ancestry and the culture he grew up with. He visits Ireland regularly, not to see relatives, but to see “historic sites and places of beauty and interest”. Of which, we have to admit, there are many! Living in London,

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Colleen: Have Fun with the Irish Language

Bitesize Irish member Colleen Duncan graciously agreed to sharing this member interview with you all! Colleen, where abouts are you? I live in California (USA) in the eastern Sierra foothills in the Mother Load. We have a creek on our little ranch. It’s rainy and cold outside, but when the rain stops I can get

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Member Interview: Patrick in Canada

Patrick shared this Bitesize members interview with us: A little bit about myself: My name is Patrick O’Hare and I was born in London Ontario Canada. My parents were immigrants from Ireland, who came to Canada in 1954. My Dad was from Newry, County Down, and my Mom was from Dublin. I am currently retired

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Videos: How to Say in Irish Gaelic

How to say Happy Easter in Irish (Video)

With phonetic pronunciation: Happy Easter! (to one person) Beannachtaí na Cásca ort /Byan-okht-ee nah Kaw-skah ort/ Happy Easter! (to more than one person) Beannachtaí na Cásca oraibh /Byan-okht-ee nah Kaw-skah or-ee [or-uv]/ Related posts: How To Say – “Happy Easter” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How to say “Lent” in Irish (Video) A Children’s Poem –

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How to say “Song” in Irish Gaelic

Amhrán = Song /Ow-rawn/ Plus, watch the video for THREE reasons you should learn to sing a song in the Irish language. Get three songs from Bitesize Irish, with their lyrics. Related posts: How To Say – I Like It in Irish (VIDEO) How To Say – No in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say

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How to say “Lent” in Irish (Video)

With phonetic pronunciation: An Carghas/on Kor-ees/ (Munster & Connacht dialects)/on Kor-a-guss/ (Ulster dialect) Lent Related posts: Watch Video Chat About Irish vs Gaelic A Children’s Poem – “Bábóg Shíle” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) The Wexford Carol “Carúl Loch Garman” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say – “Different” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

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