Tag Archives: irish questions

Dear Bitesize: How do I get the hang of guttural sounds?

I’m finding it quite difficult to pronounce the guttural sounds found in Irish words, such as in “Dia dhuit”. How do I learn to easily get my tongue around these? Don’t worry, those guttural sounds that are a result of … Continue reading

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The Life-Long Journey of Irish Gaelic (Ep. 72)

At Bitesize Irish Gaelic we’re always trying to learn more about our community and what exactly are our members’ goals in the matter of learning Irish Gaelic (and making a connection with their Irish heritage – where this is important … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: Irish Gaelic in Louth and How to Say “Have a Good Day”

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. The first learner asked if we know anything about dialect of Irish spoken in Co. Louth. Another Irish language learner wished to know … Continue reading

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Podcast 068: Should We Restart the Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast?

Two full years after our last Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast episode, this is the return of an experiment!

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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 … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: Different Ways of Saying “You” and the Letter “A”

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that we recently received at Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, one learner wanted to know the difference between the two words in Irish Gaelic which means you.  Another Irish language learner … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: Firefighters, Cars, and the Vocative Case

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering three questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, Dan wanted to know the word for “firefighter” in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language learner wished to know the Irish … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: how to say “I like you” and “tú” vs. “thú”

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, let’s answer two questions that were recently received here at Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First of all, Lilia would like to know how to tell someone “I like you” in Irish Gaelic. Another Irish language student, … Continue reading

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Your Irish Language Questions Answered (Ep. 11) [Re-run]

If there’s something we learned while running the Podcast for over 4 years now, it’s that these episodes are a great tool for our community to get in touch with what’s happening in Ireland, to meet artists or other Irish … Continue reading

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Dear Bitesize: shortening “Tá mé” and asking how long someone has lived somewhere

In today’s Dear Bitesize post, I’m answering two questions that came in recently to Bitesize Irish Gaelic. First off, a learner would like to know if “Tá mé” and “Níl mé” can be shortened. Then, we had an Irish language … Continue reading

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