Category Archives: Irish Gaelic Language

Reminder: Learning Is Meant To Be Hard

Have you tried to learn to speak the Irish language, but stopped because it’s too hard? “There must be something wrong”, you tell yourself. “There must be just something wrong with me. And this stuff I’m trying to learn from”. … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: shortening “Tá mé” and asking how long someone has lived somewhere

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First off, a learner would like to know if “Tá mé” and “Níl mé” can be shortened. Then, we had an Irish language … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: too many word meanings and counting in hundreds

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, Siobhán – our Irish language assistant, is answering two questions that we recently received here at Bitesize Irish Gaelic.

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Dear Bitesize: adverb positioning and asking the Irish for something

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, a member was wondering where adverbs are placed in a sentence. Another question we received was how to ask the … Continue reading

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Discover an Animated Cartoon Series Using the Irish Language & Culture

You’ve got used to our Bitesize Irish Gaelic interviews where we showcase some of the Bitesize member’s stories, but today we have planned a different kind of interview. We’re going to meet Thomas O’Briant who uses the Irish language to … Continue reading

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Boost Your Irish Learning Experience with Premium Video Content (For Free!)

If you’re reading this blog post, it probably means that you’re on a very-worthy journey of learning the Irish language. You may be just starting, or maybe you’re somewhere further down the line in this fascinating journey of knowledge, but … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: Practising Irish Gaelic in Dublin and the Origin of ‘Streelish’

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m bringing you the answers to a couple of questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. One member inquired about practising Irish in Dublin and Patricia asked what streelish means.

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If it Feels Difficult, You’re Doing it Right

We were recently testing a prototype quiz in our Bitesize Irish Gaelic course. We emailed each member, asking them to take a Bitesize lesson early on in the course to test out the quiz.

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Dear Bitesize: lenition, eclipsis and the word for Wales

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First off, Finola had a grammar question on the use of lenition and eclipsis in Irish Gaelic. Then, we had another Irish language … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Understanding Irish Dialects

As you may have noticed, we’re starting to organize more live events for our community. Learning Irish Gaelic can’t be done just by reading information of a piece of paper, you need other types of materials such as audio and … Continue reading

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