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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.

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Easy Irish Immersion (Ep. 57)

Do you feel like you “should” be learning the Irish language, but never get around to it? This podcast episode (in English) is about breaking down your daily Irish language habit into such small pieces that they should be easy … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Let’s Collect All Irish Language Immersion Weekends

Depending on where in the world you live, you might very well be lucky enough to have an annual Irish language immersion weekend around you. They often call themselves a “Deireadh Seachtaine”, which means “weekend” in the Irish language.

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Irish Language in Dallas-Fort Worth (Ep. 43)

Seán Mag Uidhir (John McGuire) established the Irish language immersion weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. He speaks Irish, and shares his journey of learning the language. Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English).

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Zero to Immersion Weekend with Devin Blankenship (Ep. 40)

Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English). Devin Blankenship is founder and president of the Indiana Celtic Community. After traveling to Ireland, he attended an Irish language immersion weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. He went on to found … Continue reading

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How You Can Use Technology to Immerse Yourself in Irish (Ep. 4)

Have you ever considered learning to speak the Irish language, but felt that you’re alone? Prof. Kevin Scannell says that this is a new age of Irish language, where you can not only immerse yourself in Irish online, but also … Continue reading

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An Irish Odyssey: Irish in The Fair City

This post is the first in a series about the author’s 2013 trip to Ireland as a recipient of a Gaeltacht Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange. Dublin: The beginning of an Irish Odyssey As Ireland’s capital and a … Continue reading

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Irish Language Immersion Weekend

We all have those special times of the year.  For me, it just wouldn’t be autumn without the San Francisco Deireadh Seachtaine Gaeltachta. This annual event, whose name means “Gaeltacht Weekend,” and which is known to many hereabouts as the … Continue reading

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Irish Language Immersion in Northern California

On-line learning is a great way to learn a language, but there’s no doubt that full immersion is one of the best ways to hone your language skills. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for some unknown rich uncle to … Continue reading

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