Tag Archives: Irish language community

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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The Importance of Setting Goals when Learning Irish Gaelic

The approach to learn Irish Gaelic is a bit different than learning other languages. Even if it’s a bit more difficult to learn, you shouldn’t be fearful of studying it. The learning process is hard only if you make it. … 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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Discover an Animated Cartoon Series Using the Irish Language & Culture

You’ve got used to our Bitesize Irish Gaelic interviews where we showcase some of the Bitesize member’s stories, but today we have planned a different kind of interview. We’re going to meet Thomas O’Briant who uses the Irish language to … Continue reading

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Learning Irish Gaelic to Fill in the Blanks

Should you learn Irish Gaelic if you were born in Ireland or you have Irish heritage? You should, but only if you want to. You don’t want to learn Irish if it’s not something to do. Making it a chore will make … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Irish Language Poems (Ep. 45) [Re-run]

More often than not, people learn the Irish language because they want to get in touch with their Irish heritage or they want to connect better with their Irish relatives and friends. But, sometimes, that’s not the case. Sometimes, people … Continue reading

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Pre-Announcement: Live Event for Irish Language Enthusiasts

In March 2017, Bitesize Irish Gaelic is going to hold a paid live online event for Irish language enthusiasts. Stay tuned for more (such as taking our free Irish for Beginners email course, which includes our weekly newsletter).

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Instantly Connect to the Irish Language through Music (Ep. 35) [Re-run]

It’s no surprise that there are a lot of Americans with Irish ancestry in the U.S. right? But did you know there are at least two types of people who identify themselves with the Irish culture?

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Can You Learn Irish Gaelic by Travelling to Ireland? (Ep. 29) [Re-run]

If you’re passionate enough to learn Irish Gaelic, a trip to the Gaeltacht (where Irish Gaelic is spoken in communities) can be an amazing experience. Seeing how the best time to visit Ireland is upon us, why not go ahead and … Continue reading

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Irish Gaelic Podcast First Year Anniversary Special Episode (Ep. 27) [Re-run]

In the past year, the Bitesize Irish Gaelic community has been more active than ever. It makes us happy to see so many individuals wanting to discover their Irish heritage and learn this beautiful language. It gives us hope that … Continue reading

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