Category Archives: podcast

Podcast 029: Gaeltacht’s Future with Liam Ó Cuinneagáin

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 … Continue reading

Podcast 028: Marc Gunn of Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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

Podcast 027: Best-Of Bits of Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast’s First Year

Listen back to the Best-Of Bits of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast with Eoin.

Podcast 026: Irish language rights with Síne Nic an Ailí

  Being an Irish language speaker in Ireland sometimes (or often) feels like you’re climbing uphill, trying to speak with Government services in Irish. Síne Nic an Ailí is part of Conradh na Gaeilge. She was an organizer of Lá … Continue reading

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