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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Podcast 113: Is Your Irish Language Here or There?

Assuming you don’t live in Ireland, we might also assume that you sometimes dream of visiting. Being in Ireland is a direct way to connect with the Irish language, and the landscapes and cities that hold it. But imagine if you never got to Ireland again, be it because of a coronavirus, or moreover the

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Podcast 112: Leaflets and Time

Ramblings around… leaflets about COVID-19 that arrived now in the Irish language a few weeks after English ones… what the order of time and quantum physics means about learning a language… Thanks to Tsukumo whose music you hear on this episode under a creative commons license. Mentioned on the show: The Order of Time by

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Podcast 111: Time to be Weird

First ever podcast from the garden shed. It’s time to be weird. Who really cares if you’re expressing yourself in Irish, connecting with people through Gaeilge? Also, is the Irish language only fo the good times? Should Ireland as a society pay for it when the economy tightens? And Bitesize Irish memberships have dropped in

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