irish gaelic blog

The Peril of the Irish Language

Sometimes we should remind ourselves of how much or a marginal language the Irish language is in Ireland.  This all depends on your perspective. My overall view is highly positive: there’s a huge energy and spirit among Irish language speakers (read more below). It’s certainly not a “dead” or extinct language. 

Apology from Bitesize Irish Garlic

Limerick, April 1 2016 – Bitesize Irish Garlic would like to apologise to all our customers. It’s come to our attention that there’s been wide-spread confusion, and it’s our fault.

Results for Your Linguistic Talent Survey

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you four simple questions in a survey. They were all related to your perception of linguistic talent. A person emailed saying “But they’re all the same question!”, which was not the case. Let’s dig deeper.

Four Questions on Your Mindset

Do you feel like you’re a “languages person”, or that a new language is outside of your reach? Edit: the results are in! Results to the linguistic mindset survey.

Irish Gaelic Pronunciation Survey

We hear from a lot of you that pronunciation of Irish Gaelic is hard. It’s a stumbling block for a lot of Irish language learners. So don’t worry if you find it challenging, you’re not alone.

Behind the Podcast (Ep. 51)

Get the behind-the-scenes info about how the Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast gets to your earbuds every two weeks. After our recent article on Being Bitesize is Beautiful, where you got to read about our team, in this episode you’ll hear how the podcast itself gets to you.