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New at Bitesize: Absolute Beginners Class & Other Updates

2018 is going to be a great year for Bitesize Irish Gaelic and the Irish language learning community. There are a lot of new and exciting updates we’ll be launching this year, including absolute beginners and intermediate classes, new subscription plan, better practicing options for people learning Irish and much more. Related posts: Bitesize’s Free

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New Bitesize Irish Lessons on How To Book a Hotel

We’re always working here at Bitesize Irish Gaelic to improve the course and add any vocabulary that we know that our members want and would find useful. Related posts: What’s That? You Want More Online Irish Gaelic Lessons? Screw it: New English language lessons probably coming soon Learn Irish: Yearly Bitesize Irish Gaelic membership now

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Self-Consciousness of the Irish Language Community

As an Irish language speaker, I don’t actually listen to Raidió na Gaeltachta that much. I don’t listen to the radio itself much. Things I listen to are generally audiobooks or podcasts, in English. I switched on Raidió na Gaeltachta lately. It was an evening drive-time current affairs show. It’s good one (Cormac ag a

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Dear Bitesize: Green, Orange and Letter Writing in Irish

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, we’re answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, one learner wanted to know the uses of the different words for green and orange in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know how letters are formatted in Irish. Related posts: Dear Bitesize:

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Micromastery of the Irish Language

The trouble with wanting to speak Irish Gaelic is that it’s a massive life-long journey. On the pessimistic side of things, you’ll never be fluent like a native speaker. And the journey is difficult (it’s meant to be difficult). Related posts: How To Say – Hello in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) Irish Gaelic Greetings (with Video

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Dear Bitesize: Firefighters, Cars, and the Vocative Case

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering three questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, Dan wanted to know the word for “firefighter” in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know the Irish word(s) for a car and yet another wanted to know why names are sometimes said

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Bitesize Member Interviews

Irish Gaelic Is a Living Language

Developing learning tools for people who want to learn Irish Gaelic allows us to have a clear image of where the Irish language is headed. We met people who were a bit unsure about starting the journey of learning Irish Gaelic because they didn’t see many people speaking it on a daily basis. If you

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The True Definition of Learning Irish “At Your Own Pace”

Readers of this blog, as well as every Bitesize Irish Gaelic student know that our motto is “learn Irish at your own pace”. Until now we met really interesting people who shared with us (and with the Bitesize community) their story of learning the Irish language, their Irish heritage and how they use our tools

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Visualize Yourself Being Fluent in Irish Gaelic

Did you make a New Year’s resolution for 2018? If your goal is to learn Irish Gaelic then you should know that you’ve embarked on a beautiful journey. Learning the Irish language until you’re fluent is a huge task, but luckily for you, Bitesize Irish Gaelic has all the tools you need to start your

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Videos: How to Say in Irish Gaelic

How To Say – “Excuse Me” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

This week’s Irish pronunciation video will teach you how to say “excuse me” using the Irish language. Check out the written pronunciation at the end of this blog post. Related posts: How To Say – “Well Done” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How To Say – I Like It in Irish (VIDEO) How To Say –


How To Say – “Burrito” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO)

Many people have the wrong impression about the Irish language. It’s not uncommon to talk to someone about Irish Gaelic and hearing that “it’s a dying language”, when that’s far from the truth. The Irish language isn’t dying, not at all. It’s being used on a daily basis and (you probably didn’t know this) it’s


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