Category Archives: podcast

Podcast 025: Songs and Music of the Isles, with David Wood

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 … Continue reading

Podcast 024: Secret Dublin with Pól Ó Conghaile

Do you want to visit the more special, hidden parts of Dublin on your next trip to Ireland? Pól Ó Conghaile, a distinguished travel writer, shares three of his favorite spots in Dublin.

Podcast 023: Start something, with Dineen Grow

Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Dineen Grow has spent years helping others around her who also share her enthusiasm for speaking Irish Gaelic.

Podcast 022: Life in Medieval Ireland with Fin Dwyer

Ireland has been through some turbulent times, and the Irish language (Irish Gaelic) is not exception. Eoin is joined this week by Fin Dwyer of Irish History Podcast. Fin is an historian living in Dublin.

Podcast 21: Why you should attend an Irish language immersion weekend

Mara Bernstein doesn’t seem to have a drop of Irish blood, but that didn’t stop her from learning and promoting the Irish language. She’s one of the main organizers of the Bloomington, Indiana Irish Language Immersion weekend.

Podcast 20: How to use the Irish language with locals, with Jody Halstead

Are you planning to visit Ireland? How about using a couple of words of the Irish language on the locals? Jody Halsted joins Eoin again, sharing her top tips on how to introduce some Irish conversation when speaking with the … Continue reading

Podcast 19: Where can I attend Irish language summer courses and other listener questions

Listen to answers of fantastic listener and member questions about learning to speak the Irish language (Irish Gaelic). What you’ll hear Summer courses you can attend in Irish Saying where you’re from Intricacies of Scottish Gaelic, from an Irish Gaelic … Continue reading

Podcast 18: Don’t put too much pressure on yourself learning Irish, with Pat in Florida

You could learn a lot from Pat Hagan. He’s lives around Jacksonville, Florida. For the past year he’s been learning Irish. He’s made great advances in speaking, and is about to jump further by attending classes in Donegal, Ireland.

Podcast 017: Is Eoin a native speaker of Irish?

Lots of listener questions, plus emails we have received about learning to speak the native language of Ireland. Eoin also addresses a forum thread about whether or not he’s an native speaker of Irish. What’s your opinion? Read on, and … Continue reading

Podcast 016: Take the plunge to visit Ireland with Stephanie of

Have you often dreamed of visiting Ireland, but life keeps getting in the way? Would you love to “come home” to Ireland, but can’t decide where to start?