irish dialects

VIDEO: Understanding Irish Dialects

As you may have noticed, we’re starting to organize more live events for our community. Learning Irish Gaelic can’t be done just by reading information of a piece of paper, you need other types of materials such as audio and video, and you need to practice.

What I Learned About Irish Language Dialects

We recently held a Bitesize Beo Dialects live event. It was given by Siobhán, our Language Assistant (whom you can ask for help when you’re a member, plus she hold monthly Skype calls for members).

The 3 Main Irish Gaelic Dialects (VIDEO)

Even before you start learning Irish Gaelic, you’ll discover that the language has three main dialects. This shouldn’t scare you in any way sinnce picking up the finer technical points of dialect differences is not something you should worry yourself with right now.

Recent questions from Irish learners

Below are three recent questions we’ve received at Bitesize Irish Gaelic from learners of Irish Gaelic. Our Irish language expert is at hand, so you’re not alone learning to speak Irish.

Podcast 017: Is Eoin a native speaker??

Lots of listener questions, plus emails we have received about learning to speak the native language of Ireland. Eoin also addresses a forum thread about whether or not he’s an native speaker of Irish. What’s your opinion? Read on, and leave your comment at the end of this page.