irish gaelic resources

Dear Bitesize: Irish Gaelic News Sites and Telling The Date

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. The first learner wanted to know where to get the news in the Irish language. Another Irish language learner wished to know how to correctly tell the date in Irish Gaelic.

Dear Bitesize: Audio Resources and How To Say “Have”

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. The first learner wanted to know the which resources are available to hear more Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know more about the peculiar way of expressing having in Irish.

Irish Learning Apps and Resources (Ep. 02) [Re-run]

We need to acknowledge the large role that mobile devices play in our day-to-day life. Many people see this as an addiction, but if you look at the phenomena closer, you’ll notice this is quite far-fetched. The truth is that mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops) give us so much more than we realise.

Our B.I.G. Picture

Let’s be up front about it: our secret evil mission with Bitesize Irish Gaelic is to get you to make the Irish language part of your day, every day.

Watching TG4 on Your TV

TG4 is Ireland’s national Irish language television station. You can watch it even with you non-smart TV using the Chromecast device. Read on for details.

How to Show Up in 2016

Do you say to yourself “I’d love to speak some Irish Gaelic”, but “I can’t get around to it”? You can’t get around to it because it sounds like work. I’m sure you can “get around” to checking Facebook or turning on the TV. It’s not as difficult as you might think. I have lately …

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Not Too Old to Start with Bob Burke (Ep. 50)

Bob Burke discovered the Irish language in his 40s. Was that too old to start to learn to speak Irish? Not at all! Listen to this discussion podcast (in English), and you’ll hear how Bob’s lovely spoken Irish Gaelic is. Bob is the former president of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers.

Digitized Irish Gaelic Writings

Dive into old Irish school manuscripts, and you’ll get an instant taster of older Ireland. The site dúchas.ie (which means “heritage”) features tens of thousands of scanned pages of school copybooks, plus other content.