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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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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: Learning Irish Gaelic with the Help of Video Content Visitor questions: What do I get, and how much

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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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What’s New at Bitesize Irish Gaelic

Learning the Irish language is easier if you have someone to practice. We acknowledged this issue over than a year ago and started working towards building a strong community with online practice tools.  Related posts: Visitor questions: What do I get, and how much does it cost? Screw it: New English language lessons probably coming

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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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How to say “Island” in Irish Gaelic

Being an island, and having her own islands, the sense of an “Island” is important in Ireland! Here’s our video for how to pronounce that word in the Irish language. 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 Ice Cream in Irish Gaelic

uachtar reoite /ookh-tur roh-cheh/ ice cream Is maith liom uachtar reoite /Iss mah lyum ookh-tur roh-cheh/ I like ice cream For Bitesize Irish members, related lessons: Bitesize Lesson: I Love It – I Hate It Bitesize Lesson: I Prefer This Related posts: How To Say – I Like It in Irish (VIDEO) How To Say

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Video: How to say “English” in Irish Gaelic

Béarla/Bayr-la/ The English Language Tá Béarla agam. /Taw Bayr-la a-gum/ I speak English. Literally, I have English or there is English at me. Sasanach /Soss-a-nukh/ An English person Is Sasanach é. /Iss Soss-a-nukh ey/ He is English, he is an Englishman (For Bitesize Irish members, see Lesson: Introducing people) na Sasanaigh /na Soss-a-nee/ or /na

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