Podcast 031: Latest Advances in Genealogy with Michael Carragher

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Are you just getting started with tracing your family tree? You might be surprised about the advances in genealogical research, particularly around commercial DNA analysis. Michael Carragher is the president of the Irish Family History Forum of Long Island and New York City. He was kind enough to share his knowledge in this episode of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast.

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Discover the Irish Heritage through its Time-Honored Clothing

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Ireland is a country rich in heritage and culture, and is well known for its Celtic history, music and time-honored clothing. That’s why we would like to thank the Murphy of Ireland, where you can find Irish sweaters, tweed jacked and other products for the current information and infographic. Continue reading

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Spiorad na Samhna video

Halloween may be over for another year, but it’s still a fascinating link to the “otherworld” in ancient Irish culture. Continue reading

Podcast 030: Childhood in Monaghan with Michael Carragher

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Discussion podcast with Michael Carragher who grew up in New York. During his childhood, his family would travel over to their relations back in Ireland. Michael is the president of the Irish Family History Forum, and got interested in Irish Gaelic through his interest in genealogy.

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Free Halloween words in Irish Gaelic

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Bitey, our shamrock monster.

Get back in your cage, Bitey!

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Podcast 029: Gaeltacht’s Future with Liam Ó Cuinneagáin

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Hear about traveling to Ireland to speak the Irish language, with Liam Ó Cuinneagáin, founder of Oideas Gael. Liam and Eoin discuss the past, present and future of the Gaeltacht regions (where Irish Gaelic is spoken in some communities).

You’ll realize why it’s so important that you’re part of this movement to speak Ireland’s native language.

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Behind the scenes of our Live Lingo Lessons

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This is not an announcement article. It’s more of an article to get your feedback and see where we go from here with our Skype private tutor service.

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Podcast 028: Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast joins Eoin about Irish music, American adoption of Irish culture, and touring in Ireland and beyond.

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One Bite at a Time

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The old Chinese proverb supposedly says:

The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.

We have a lovely seanfhocal /shan-UK-uhl/ (old saying) in Irish Gaelic that says:

Tús maith leath na hoibre.
/Toos mah lyah nah HIB-reh./

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The fear of Irish Gaelic down the spine of an Irishman

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If you grew up outside of Ireland, you probably won’t immediately grasp this idea. This summer, I was twice in the United States.

On multiple occasions I had to try and put into words the apathy and negative feeling that many (most?) people in Ireland feel towards the Irish language. Against the Irish language.

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