Irish Language is a Lifestyle with Vanessa Bushell (Ep. 59)

Irish Language is a Lifestyle

Listen to Vanessa who has never been to Ireland (yet), but has made the Irish language part of her daily life. Living in Australia, she talks about her upcoming trip to Ireland. Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English).

What you’ll hear:

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  • Recent flooding in Ireland, including in Carrick-on-Shannon. We’ve have five storms (so far!) this winter
  • The Facebook groups and pages Vanessa uses to be part of a community online of Irish language speakers. It’s a “global community”.
  • It’s a lifestyle thing. You make the choice to make Irish Gaelic part of your daily life. It’s not about sitting down in front of a book. It’s about interacting through the language, even in the tiniest of bites.

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  1. Niamh Dhabolt says:

    Thanks so much for the shout-out to our Duolingo Irish group! Our group isn’t in the links, though. Here’s the link to our group:

    Great interview!

  2. Vanessa Bushell says:

    Go raibh maith agat a Niamh! It’s my pleasure to be a part of the growing international community of Irish speakers 🙂


  3. Essay writer says:

    This is very inspiring and thanks for sharing it

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