Break down your learnings this week into little bites.
irish gaelic words
If you’re not sharing “Dia dhuit” on Twitter and Facebook every morning, why not? What’s holding you back? You can have a bit of fun and be creative.
2016 brings with it a special celebration and time of self-inspection for Ireland. It’s now 100 years since the 1916 East Rising, a pivotal event in forming what is now the Republic of Ireland. It’s an emotive subject, so I’m sure just having this blog post posted will lead to some strong replies.
Don’t you love when you discover a new movie or song you really like? If you’re like us, then you’ll want to know more about the person who made such a positive impact on your life and end up discovering amazing things about him. Recently, we looked up some of our favourite celebrities and we discovered …
…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 in those areas.
As we head into a dark winter in Ireland, Eoin shares with you two relevant phrases to say in Irish Gaelic. He explains what each part of the phrase means. Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English).
Irish people are traumatised, distraught, and brought to tears at the thought of learning to speak the Irish language. That’s what some people in Ireland tell themselves. Read through Loren’s experience which he emailed us (with permission to post here, and updated to fix that Loren is a “he”!), and our reply below:
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.
Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English). Irish-American author Brighid O’Sullivan shares with us her love for Ireland through eight things you didn’t know about Ireland.
Lots of people struggle with how the Irish language is pronounced. Let’s take a short example, and break it down! Once you get familiar with the rules, other new words won’t look so strange.