One of the things we keep talking about on our blog is immersing yourself in the language if you want to learn Irish Gaelic. You may think that’s complicated but if you watch our Bitesize Beo video below, you’ll realise it’s actually quite easy to accomplish. A great way to immerse yourself in the language …
While one in three people on the Island of Ireland (~ 1,8 million) can understand Irish to some extent, the number of people who speak it on a daily basis is somewhere around 100,000 people. That’s not very much, right? We’re not taking into account the people who live outside Ireland because there isn’t any official …
If you’d like to make a real connection with your Irish heritage, learning to speak some of the Irish language is a deeply personal way to achieve that. You need motivation from the heart. The motivation will get you immersing yourself in Ireland’s culture. That’ll make it part of your everyday life.
Learning to speak Irish Gaelic outside of Ireland is hard. It sure can feel like you’re on your own to learn. And what’s a language, after all, but a method of communication with yourself and others.
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 to do. These ideas come from the excellent blog AJATT: All Japanese All The Time.
Get insights into Irish Gaelic’s positive future in Ireland and in Irish society. Broadcaster Conn Ó Muíneacháin grew up with a passion for the Irish language. He came to the conclusion that he had to create content in the Irish language through blogs and podcasts to strengthen his ties to the language.
The future of the Irish language is unsure and controversial. Hear our three long-term predictions for the Irish language.
Mary Murphy takes the podcast chair this time, asking Eoin of Bitesize Irish Gaelic about how the site started.
Listen to Eoin discuss listener questions and emails around the Irish language (Irish Gaelic) in Ireland. If you feel that deep connection for Ireland, and plan on visiting, or have visited, then you’ll learn about seeking the Irish language out.
I was watching the addictive TG4 soap opera Ros na Rún one day, and I must admit, I stood up and cheered when I heard this line: Ní hé an Béarla teanga na tíre seo! Is í an Ghaeilge í! (English isn’t the language of this country! Irish is!). (My husband just shook his head. He’s …