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Q&A November 7th 2019

Live Q&A with Siobhán at Bitesize Irish. Are you learning the Irish language? Something on your mind that Bitesize Irish might be able to help with? You can still attend if you don’t submit a question. Submit your question here before the event. When? Thursday November 7th 2019 at 21:00 Irish Time. That’s 16:00 Eastern.

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Gaelic Culture

Traidisiúin Oíche Shamhna | Irish Halloween Traditions

Here is a video I put together of the customs associated with Halloween Oíche Shamhna /ee-ha how-na/. Foghlaimímis faoi Thraidisiúin Oíche Shamhna /foh-lem-ee-mish fwee hrad-ish-oo-in ee-ha how-na/ Let’s learn about Halloween traditions. Ceiliúrtar Oíche Shamhna ar an gcéad lá de mhí na Samhna.  /kel-oor-tur ee-ha how-na air on gayd law jeh vee nah sow-na/ Halloween

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Gaelic Culture

Origins of Oíche Shamhna Halloween

If you’re like me, you probably love Halloween. It’s been one of my favorite holidays for as long as I can remember…not QUITE up there with Christmas, but close! I mean, seriously…what kid DOESN’T like dressing up and running all over the neighborhood after dark begging for candy? In fact, with my daughter now off at

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to say “dance” in Irish

In this video, you can learn the various Irish words for dance and dancing. Both variations below are commonly used in everyday Irish. You will certainly not regret learning these words as they commonly come up not only on TV and radio but also in face-to-face conversations. damhsa/dow-sa/dance rince/rin-keh/dance Now, let’s use those words in

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Member Interviews

Member Interview: Learning Gaeilge for Connection

You may have heard the seanfhocal “Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste” – broken Irish is better than clever English. This is one of Bitesize Member Joe’s mantra’s as he travels on his Irish language journey. He takes each lesson at a time and sees learning Gaeilge as marathon not a sprint to connect

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to say “Cup of Tea” in Irish

In this video, you will learn a very handy phrase as well as how to say that you would like a cup of tea. That’s undoubtedly a very useful phrase if you’re having a conversation in Irish. cupán tae/kup-awn tay/a cup of tea Now, let’s use that in a sentence: Ba bhreá liom cupán tae./bah

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Bitesize Irish Podcast

Podcast 103: You’re The Hero

In this story of journeying through the Irish language, you’re the hero. It’s a tough dangerous road out there, but someone’s got to do it. You hear that deep calling in your heart, and you don’t let that go. The prize at the end is realising that you’re already good enough, and you become a

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