I had the pleasure of chatting to our GROW member Jeri last week. Jeri studied Irish poetry and theater in university, and was inspired to learn Irish after visiting Ireland. We chatted about her wonderfully unique way of learning Irish through poetry, and the mindset needed when learning a language as an adult. I’m so
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Watch back January’s Live Q&A with Aisling and Siobhán above! Here are some notes and links from the Q&A: Irish for Families: Tógaimis le Gaeilge iad Facebook group for parents who are raising their children through Irish Bitesize Irish’s Gaeilge for Families Gaschaint: Irish phrases throughout the day (book) Irish for Parents Text and audio:
Learning Gaeilge in 2020 changed worldwide like a lot of other areas of life. For those attending Irish language classes and other immersion events, a lot of it was cancelled and went online. At Bitesize Irish, we noticed even more people spending more time practicing Gaeilge Gach Lá as a result of lockdowns. It turns
Watch back December’s Live Q&A with Aisling and Siobhán above! Here are some notes and links from the Q&A: Proposing as Gaeilge: Will you marry me? – An bpósfaidh tú mé? Plubaire – a chubby child, babbler Saying goodbye: Say Slán leat to someone who’s going away. Say Slán agat to someone who’s staying behind
In this new addition to our How to Say series, you’ll learn a famous Irish blessing. Go n-éirí an bóthar leat /Guh ny-ree on boh-har lyat/ May the road rise to meet you Go raibh an ghaoth go brách ag do chúl /Guh ruh on ghwee guh brawkh eeg duh khool/ May the wind be
Last week, I had a wonderful chat with our GROW member, Jim. I have never heard someone describe the Irish language quite as poetically and beautifully as he does. Jim grew up in Pennsylvania, and has actually never been to Ireland, although his childhood and upbringing was very Irish. He felt a calling to learn
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