Audrey Nickel

A Happy Irish New Year!

The New Year is nearly upon us! In just a few days, it will be slán; a 2016; fáilte, a 2017! (Goodbye, 2016; welcome, 2017). Do your new year’s resolutions this year have anything to do with the Irish language? We’ll give you some tips on keeping those resolutions below, along with some Irish toasts […]

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A visit to Connemara

This post is the fourth and final in a series about the author’s 2013 trip to Ireland as a recipient of a Gaeltacht Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange. The previous posts in this series are A Day in Derry, Donegal Diaries 1: Back to Oideas Gael!, Donegal Diaries 2: A Fortnight in Glenfin, and An Irish Odyssey:

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Color Me Irish

As I was walking with my dog (Wiley, the Irish-speaking poodle) on this beautiful autumn morning, my mind quite naturally turned to colors…particularly the golds, oranges, and browns of a typical California October.

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A Day in Derry

This post is the third in a series about the author’s 2013 trip to Ireland as a recipient of a Gaeltacht Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange. The previous posts in this series are Donegal Diaries 1: Back to Oideas Gael!, Donegal Diaries 2: A Fortnight in Glenfin, and An Irish Odyssey: Irish in the Fair

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