Podcast 124 – Aisling, Bainisteoir Pobail

Aisling joins the podcast for this episode. Aisling is the Bainisteoir Pobail (Community Manager) at Bitesize Irish. Her daily focus is on helping members of our community at Bitesize Pobal. We discuss her time in the Gaeltachtaí of Corca Dhuibhne and An Rinn, how she got interested in Irish, and her time in Vancouver. Aisling

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Podcast 123: Áine Gallagher

Interview with Áine Gallagher, who do many things including greann dhá-theangach (bilingual comedy). In this episode of the Bitesize Irish Podcast, we talk about the mindset that encourages you to speak Irish. Find Áine at ainegallagher.com – including the Irish Matters web series plus her TedX talk about what is it like speaking Irish as

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Podcast 122: Zúm

How will you use the Zoom revolution to connect with others, as Gaeilge? Group video calls are now ubiquitous. There’s no-one stopping us from connecting with others. So start a Zoom call! Post a link. Find “the others”. If you’re on Bitesize Pobal as a Grow member, do this through Bitesize Beo calls, and even

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Podcast 121: Agallamh Baill le Melinda

Bitesize Irish member Melinda speaks with Aisling about her journey into Gaeilge. Melinda’s sustainable approach to diving into Gaeilge Gach Lá has always intrigued us. In this interview, you’ll hear how she approaches the learning process, which means she has been able to continue on the journey. Watch the video version of this interview on

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Podcast 120: Using Your Abilities to Contribute

Adlerian psychology – indiviual psychology – is a holistic approach to understanding your motivations. It gives us a “guiding star” to use your abilities. In the book “The Courage to be Dislike” by Kishimi and Koga, they use a fabulous dialog to discuss the “individual psychology” laid out by Alfred Adler. He was a contemporary

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Podcast 118: Breithlá Sona Bitesize

In August 2010, Bitesize Irish went live to the world. Ten years on, Eoin reflects on the journey of a decade, and how that relates to learning the Irish language itself. Mentioned in the podcast: Bitesize Pobal private learning community is available to Bitesize Irish GROW members. Sign up for GROW. Gaeilge Gach Lá email

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Podcast 117: Agallamh le Siobhán

Siobhán, Áisitheoir & Teagascóir – Facilitator & Instructor at Bitesize Irish joins the podcast for this episode. You may recognise her from her many Bitesize Irish videos on YouTube, from our live Q&A sessions, and lesson walk-throughs. The conversation goes over some of Siobhán’s background, and then onto topics close to people’s hearts who are

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Podcast 116: Act As If

Action informs identity, and identity informs action. We can take action even if we don’t know how to get “there” ultimately. For the Irish language, we can act as if we understand, by listening. Act as if we speak, by participating in conversation. Act as if we are practitioners, by making it part of everyday

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Podcast 115: Yoga agus Bitesize

Gabrielle and Eoin talk about the strong connections between Yoga and the Bitesize Irish approach to learning Irish: Gaeilge Gach Lá. Gabrielle is community manager at Bitesize Irish, and also a yoga instructor. She shares her years from over a decade of practicing yoga, which is intertwined with her time getting deeper into the Irish

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