Music is such an important part of Ireland’s culture. Combined with traditional dance and with the Irish language, music is a great way for someone to discover Irish culture with ease.
Mary Murphy is a friend of Bitesize and she has a new CD album called Lucy’s Fling. In this blog post, you’ll have the chance to win a CD with her traditional Irish music. Here’s what you should know about Mary and her music.
When it comes to learning Irish Gaelic, you can be sure you’ll need some extra tools and motivation. While Irish Gaelic is a beautiful language, it’s not quite the easiest to learn. This isn’t a bad thing though since you’ll come in contact with other parts of Ireland’s culture while you learn the language.
The Irish culture is something that many people around the globe are fascinated with. Some like to read Irish books, others want to listen to Irish and Celtic music or visit Renaissance festivals. Whatever you may like about the Irish and Celtic culture, you have to admit that it’s something we all should try to …
If you watched closely our member interviews category on this blog, you’ve noticed that people have several reasons why they choose to learn the Irish language. For some the Irish heritage is something sacred within the family, for others, it’s the need to preserve the beautiful language. We came across many people, each with their …
Dawn shares her “can do” attitude to learning to speak Irish Gaelic. It’s her way to “feel connected to a place that has my heart”, as she told us recently. She’s a Bitesize Irish Gaelic member. Discussion podcast about learning to speak Irish Gaelic (in English).
Whether you want to learn Irish or simply learn more about this beautiful place on Earth and its history, the following infographic should satisfy at least some of your curiosities. You’ll learn about Irish traditional music and instruments from the Celts in 500 BC to present day. Traditional Irish music is a tradition whose origins …
Podcast interview in the English language. Brian Ó hAirt is an American sean-nós singer, musician, and a speaker of the Irish Language. Brian shares his connection with Ireland’s real culture, through song and Irish Gaelic.
Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast joins Eoin about Irish music, American adoption of Irish culture, and touring in Ireland and beyond.
David Wood is trained in classical music and song, but also has a passion for the traditional song and music of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. He shares with us his journey from loving Irish music, to learning to speak the Irish language. Here’s a song of Mary Dillon, whom David mentions in the show: