Tag Archives: Gaeltacht regions

Would the Irish Language Survive Without Gaeltacht Regions? (Ep. 73)

Can the Irish language survive only if there are rural communities where the language is dominant? How important is the Gaeltacht (and what does really mean)? This is the main topic we’ve focused the 73rd episode of the Bitesize Irish … Continue reading

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Self-Consciousness of the Irish Language Community

As an Irish language speaker, I don’t actually listen to Raidió na Gaeltachta that much. I don’t listen to the radio itself much. Things I listen to are generally audiobooks or podcasts, in English. I switched on Raidió na Gaeltachta … Continue reading

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Can You Understand People from the Gaeltacht if You Learn Irish? (Ep. 05) [Re-run]

If you are even a bit interested in Irish Gaelic, you know that it’s not the easiest language to understand. On top of that, it has 3 main dialects so it should be even harder to learn, right? Well, not … Continue reading

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Can You Use Irish Gaelic Anywhere In Ireland? (Ep. 64) [Re-run]

The moment you sign up to Bitesize Irish Gaelic, you have access to a lot of audio, video and written resources. But your Irish Gaelic learning experiencing doesn’t stop there since we’re doing our best to provide you with questions … Continue reading

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Who Is Preserving the Irish Language in the Gaeltacht? (Ep. 33) [Re-run]

People who are learning Irish and have the opportunity to travel to Ireland should really go and visit the Gaeltacht area. This will allow you to improve your connection with the Irish culture in more ways than one.

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Get to Know the Irish Language Before Visiting Ireland

Summer is upon us and people start to go on vacation, having fun with family and friends. Some of them are going on trips outside of their countries so they have to do some extra preparations. For example, they need to know … Continue reading

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[Re-run] How to Understand Irish People From the Gaeltacht? (Ep. 05)

Ever wondered what are the places in Ireland where Irish is the main language? These regions make up for the Gaeltacht, the historically marked place of the Irish language. Will you understand people from the Gaeltacht? Are people from these … Continue reading

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The Gaeltacht Is Dead

…Long live the Gaeltacht. Considerably large parts of the map of Ireland are dedicated to “Gaeltacht” areas. The Gaeltacht areas are those parts of Ireland where it was deemed over the years that Irish Gaelic was the predominant community language … Continue reading

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Gaeltacht’s Future with Liam Ó Cuinneagáin (Ep. 29)

Hear about traveling to Ireland to speak the Irish language, with Liam Ó Cuinneagáin, founder of Oideas Gael. Liam and Eoin discuss the past, present and future of the Gaeltacht regions (where Irish Gaelic is spoken in some communities). You’ll … Continue reading

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Will I understand people in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland? (Ep. 5)

Listen to Eoin discuss listener questions and emails around the Irish language (Irish Gaelic) in Ireland. If you feel that deep connection for Ireland, and plan on visiting, or have visited, then you’ll learn about seeking the Irish language out.

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