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.

Member Interviews

Advice for learners: Stick with it and make it fun!

Some Bitesize Members come to us without a word of Irish, some can say Dia Dhuit, and others, like Peadar learned Gaeilge in school but after either years away from Ireland, or just not using it, they want to re-learn. They have Gaeilge, but they just need to find it! In this Member Interview, Peadar

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How to Pronounce “S” in Irish

The “S” letter is pronounced in two major ways in the Irish language: Broad S which sounds like “ssss” in English Slender S which sounds like “shhh” in English Watch the video for an explanation of how you can tell the difference. If you’re a member of Bitesize Irish, you can take our full video

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

Q&A le Siobhán – 20 February 2020

February’s Live Q&A with Siobhán from Bitesize Irish took place on Thursday, 20 February at 20:00 (Irish time). Watch it above! Three words for zero in Irish: náid, neamhní, and nialas. Náid can be heard widely, neamhní is usually used in Ulster Irish and nialas is much less common. Aríst is a form of arís,

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

How To Say “I Don’t Understand” In Irish

Let’s learn an indispensable phrase! Ní thuigim. /nee hig-im/ I don’t understand. Related posts: How To Say – I Like It in Irish (VIDEO) How To Say – No in Irish (VIDEO) How To Say – It’s Raining in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say – Girl Names in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

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Gaeilge Gach Lá

Your Gaeilge Gach Lá Tips

We asked our members if they had any tips they could share about how they keep themselves motivated to continue learning Gaeilge and practice Gaeilge gach lá. Here are tips from two of our members Jim – Write Your Own Story “I have created a little story where I go and ask for directions to

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Irish Pronunciation Videos

Q&A le Siobhán agus Eoin – 16 Eanáir 2020

January’s Live Q&A with Eoin and Siobhán from Bitesize Irish took place on Thursday, 16 January at 20:00 Irish time! Watch it above! An Fáinne (“The Ring”) is a little badge historically worn by people to show that they are fluent in Irish, to show other Irish speakers to speak Irish with them. These days,

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