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What’s Holding You Back From Learning the Irish Language?

A few weeks ago we launched a new tool to help you strengthen the connection to your Irish heritage by making it easier to start learning the Irish language. What’s holding you back from learning the Irish language? Related posts: Readers’ Questions Answered About Starting to Learn Irish Keeping it Real: Assessing your Progress with

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Dear Bitesize: How do I get the hang of guttural sounds?

I’m finding it quite difficult to pronounce the guttural sounds found in Irish words, such as in “Dia dhuit”. How do I learn to easily get my tongue around these? Don’t worry, those guttural sounds that are a result of lenition in Irish Gaelic can take some time to get a hang of. Related posts:

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Bitesize’s Free Tools to Learn Irish Gaelic

The Bitesize Irish Gaelic online course is helping hundreds of people to strengthen the connection to their Irish heritage through learning Irish Gaelic every day. We specifically designed the online course for people to learn at their own pace and we provided them with the best tools in doing so. But, did you know we

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Dear Bitesize: Irish Gaelic News Sites and Telling The Date

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. The first learner wanted to know where to get the news in the Irish language. Another Irish language learner wished to know how to correctly tell the date in Irish Gaelic. Related posts: Bitesize Lesson Highlight: Asking a

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Helen moved from Maine to Connemara

Helen Aylward comes all the way from Maine, USA, but now lives in the Gaeltacht! Here’s her member interview with Bitesize Irish. I am very lucky to be able to say I live in An Droim, South Connemara in County Galway. Originally, I am from Portland, Maine, USA. How I started I moved to Ireland specifically to study the Irish language and

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Community Advice: Irish Language Learning Tactics

We’re always trying to help the Bitesize Irish community members with good feedback, advice and tactics to use when learning the Irish language. Often than not, that advice comes from the community itself. If you want to discover some solid tactics of learning the Irish language, please read the following interview. Val is a Bitesize

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Take On the Challenge of Practicing Irish with Locals

Many members of our enthusiastic community see Irish as a strange but beautiful language. Learn it may have its ups and downs, but if you see it as a way of improving yourself, and not as a chore, you will see progress with every Irish lesson. Related posts: Learning Irish Gaelic to Fill in the

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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 –


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


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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