Our blog serves as regular motivation for you to speak the Irish language. Find posts about culture, videos where you find how to say certain phrases, and member interviews to tell you about their experience of learning the language.

Irish Gaelic Language

Nollaig – Free Irish Language Christmas Lesson

Fáilte isteach. Here is one free lesson from Bitesize Cúrsaí – our online library of Irish language courses by Bitesize Irish. To try more lessons are your own pace, sign up for free Taster membership. There you go, I have just wished you a merry Christmas in the Irish language. The “dhuit” literally translates to

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Q&A

Q&A Le Siobhán Agus Aisling – Thursday November 19th 2020

Watch back November’s Live Q&A with Aisling and Siobhán above! Here are some notes and links from the Q&A: Nuacht mhall – the weekly news read slowly  Vifax – Practice your Irish with clips from the daily news on TG4 (Irish language TV) on vifax.nuim.ie. There’s also a worksheet available for each clip, including a

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Annoucements

Online Workshop to Achieve Gaeilge Gach Lá

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! Where do I start? You know that making the Irish language part of your every day is essential for moving from being merely a learner to being a practitioner. But it can be hard – sometimes it feels like there’s no way to do it, and other times it feels like

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to say “I’m glad to hear that” in Irish

Here is a much awaited new addition to our How to Say series. In this video, you’ll learn how to tell someone that you’re glad to hear something. Tá áthas orm é sin a chloisteáil. /Taw aw-hus ur-um ay shin ah khluish-taw-il/ I’m glad to hear that. Now, let’s break that sentence down: Tá áthas

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Q&A

Q&A Le Siobhán Agus Aisling – Thursday October 22nd 2020

Watch back October’s Live Q&A with Aisling and Siobhán above! The Irish Language and Dyslexia Irish is a phonetic language, particularly compared to English and French. It also has less spelling exceptions than English has. Listen to Irish as soon as you start learning, even when you don’t understand a thing. This will get you

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Member Interviews

Member interview: Gaeilge Gach Lá with Melinda

Aisling chatted to Bitesize Irish member Melinda in New York about her language learning journey so far – why she started learning and how she uses Bitesize Pobal to practice Gaeilge Gach Lá!  Melinda was introduced to the Irish language through music and spirituality, I absolutely love her story. I hope you enjoy our conversation

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