Member Interviews

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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