Podcast 109: Bathe Yourself in Irish

Sometimes immersing yourself in the Irish language isn’t the best approach. Perhaps it’s time to bathe in Irish. That’s immersion, plus relaxing, plus smiling. I HAVE SWAM WITH THE MONSTER IN GOUGANE BARRA LAKE AND I HAVE EMERGED UNSCATHED I HAVE BATHED IN THE SACRED, CRYSTAL WATERS OF THE LEE AND I HAVE BEEN SET

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Podcast 108: Listeners’ Episode

Dana in Chicago and Svenja in German share their thoughts for this episode. Also mentioned: Our YouTube channel with Q&As Kerry of Clover English Podcast: “Irish or British?” Bitesize Irish Podcast episode 036 with Karen Reshkin in Chicago Unexpected Gaeilge on the Dingle Peninsula

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Podcast 107: Who Do You Want To Be

In the book Atomic Habits, James Clear makes a few important points relevant to those of us who want to keep digging into the mastery of a skill, like speaking the Irish language: The effect of identity-based habits, by focussing on who you want to become The Plateau of Latent Potential Mastering a field by

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Podcast 106: Talking to Strangers

The book “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell relates to broad tensions in our societies today. It also strikes a particular chord with people interested in relating with others through more than their mother tongue. Eoin discusses this, and the recurring theme of how to pick up Irish language conversations (with strangers?). Mentioned in the

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Podcast 105: A Daily Use For Your Irish

It’s not enough to “study” the Irish language every day. You need to make ways for the language to be part of your every day life. Gaeilge Gach Lá. What are you going to do to find a daily use for your Irish? Eoin also looks back at 2019 about how we’ve learned at Bitesize

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Podcast 104: Best Of – Start Something

Dineen Grow appeared way back in 2014 on the “Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast” as it was called then. We keep coming back to her message of not accepting that you’re on your own on this Irish language journey. You can start something. The tools of technology give us no more excuses. Original Episode 23 New

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Podcast 103: You’re The Hero

In this story of journeying through the Irish language, you’re the hero. It’s a tough dangerous road out there, but someone’s got to do it. You hear that deep calling in your heart, and you don’t let that go. The prize at the end is realising that you’re already good enough, and you become a

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Podcast 102: Being an Impostor

Being a learner of the Irish language will inevitably get you to question your own accomplishments, and feeling like a fraud! “Who am I to try to speak Irish, I can’t even introduce myself!” you might tell yourself. But you can act generously and act despite the feeling of being an impostor. Upcoming Bitesize Irish

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Podcast 101: Not Just a New Look

Bitesize has a new logo, a new look. But that’s not the important bit. The much more important bit is our focus on how to help you: Gaeilge GACH Lá. Irish EVERY Day. With upcoming new memberships, some with access to Bitesize Pobal private community, you’ll be able to make new connections with others on

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