Member Interviews

Being an Ambassador For Gaeilge!

Many people seek Gaeilge before they’ve ever set foot on the island of Ireland, they use it as their nasc (connection) to their ancestry. For Seattle high school teacher Ann Marie, however, it was a trip to Ireland for her birthday in 2016 that started her journey diving into her heritage. Thanks to the world-wide …

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Learning Gaeilge for Connection

You may have heard the seanfhocal “Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste” – broken Irish is better than clever English. This is one of Bitesize Member Joe’s mantra’s as he travels on his Irish language journey. He takes each lesson at a time and sees learning Gaeilge as marathon not a sprint to connect …

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Helen Irish learner

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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