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Mary Murphy is a friend of Bitesize and she has a new CD album called Lucy’s Fling. In this blog post, you’ll have the chance to win a CD with her traditional Irish music. Here’s what you should know about Mary … Continue reading
Yes, we know yesterday was Valentine’s day but we also think that if you love someone, you should share your feelings with them and make them feel special not just during one holiday, right? In this increasingly agitated world, love … Continue reading
You may have heard of the Great Famine and how it negatively influenced Ireland’s history. While we’re here to focus on the preservation of the Irish language, we can’t overlook this important event from Ireland’s past. That’s one of the reasons … Continue reading
Almost every part of our planet has some New Year’s traditions – some are unusual, others are familiar to more than one place but almost all make the Holiday Season end better. Some New Year’s traditions from Ireland are probably … Continue reading
The Irish culture is something that many people around the globe are fascinated with. Some like to read Irish books, others want to listen to Irish and Celtic music or visit Renaissance festivals. Whatever you may like about the Irish … Continue reading
People contact us every day about Irish language curiosities, travel questions, and about Irish culture. Here’s a selection of questions we’ve received in the past few weeks. The answers might lead you to learn something new.
The Middle Ages represent one of the most agitated periods in the history of Europe. Ireland wasn’t an exception and it had its share of turbulent times. The Irish language was the subject of many influences along Ireland’s history and … Continue reading
Let me frank about the Irish language and the bigger picture of biodiversity. Usually, I’m Eoin, but today I’ll be Frank.
If we were to take a look at the United States’ history we would find many Irish people who settled there driven by necessity or high hopes and dreams. They became hard working individuals who soon were seen as established … Continue reading
Corca Dhuibhne (the Dingle peninsula) is known for its amazing views of the Atlantic and the Blasket Islands but what people don’t know is that this specific part of Ireland has one of the strongest Irish-speaking communities. In the sixth … Continue reading