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Motherfoclóir: can millennials rescue Irish?

“As a teenager, I was not a fan of Irish. It was easy to moan about and if I had to do a language couldn’t I do Italian – it seemed sexier and more useful. Fast forward to 2017, and whether it is age or absence, my feelings towards Irish have mellowed. I like the […]

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Tinteán/Hearth by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

The poem was published in The Irish Times on the 13th August 2016. It was posted on November 6, 2016 by Tinteán Editorial Team/EMcK. Doireann Ní Ghríofa has recently been awarded the prestigious Rooney Prize of Irish Literature, Ireland’s oldest literary award. Congratulations! Please see the original article here at Tintean.Org   Tinteán Ag scuabadh luaithe as an ngráta […]

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Irish Language Radio Station

The following radio station has been suggested to us by a class member Kate. Bite Size Irish Gaelic “It teaches bitesize Gaelic and the stuff we are learning in our workbooks, this helps us move forward in bitesize conversations. It is extremely good. It is also mixed with traditional music. It plays in the background […]

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Youtube Series – Pronunciation and Help for Beginners

This YouTube series seems particularly suited to beginners with the kind of clear and accessible pronunciation that helps newcomers develop confidence to attempt simple conversations. Submitted by Kate. R

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TG Lurgan

Bealach taitneamnach le fanacht i dtiún leis an teanga ná a bheith ag éisteacht le amhráin as Gaeilge. Bailiúchán breá d’amhráin nuachumtha chomh maith le leaganacha Gaeilge de cheanna a bhfuil tóir orthu atá i TG Lurgan. Learning and singing along the lyrics of popular songs is an enjoyable as well as being a very […]

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Looking for Irish in Australia

Looking for Irish in Australia “Most of our capital cities in Australia have year-long Irish language classes.You can also immerse yourself in Irish at the daonscoileanna, folkschools, in Melbourne and in Sydney, whether you are a beginner or a native speaker. Bain triail as! Have a go!” Have a read of this article posted by teacher, […]

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Spreagúil Nuacht – TG4 in Australia

TG4 (Ireland’s fantastic Irish language TV channel) has announced that their online player (from which you can access and watch all of their programs) can now be used for free here in Australia!! Most programs are in Irish, but they have both Irish and English subtitle options. Follow the link below to visit the player: […]

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