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8 Absolute Best Places To Learn To Speak Irish (Gaeilge) In Ireland

June 21, 2019
Want to learn the Irish language in Ireland? Here are some of the best centers, classes and resources in Ireland where 'An Ghaeilge' is alive and kicking.

Learning The Irish Language? These Are The Resources You Need

March 14, 2015
This is a brief and very selective list of the best quality resources currently available for learning the Irish language (Gaeilge).

Review: The Gaeilge Gan Stró Books and Ranganna.com Irish Language Course

February 07, 2013
Today I want to share a self-learning resource for the Irish language which I believe is superior to all the others currently available.

My Oideas Gael Review: Learning Irish In The Gaeltacht

September 04, 2012
Oideas Gael is probably the best known and most reputable program in Ireland for adult learners of Irish. Here's my review and experience taking the course.

Gaeltacht Immersion After 8 Months Of Learning Irish

August 09, 2012
I'll be heading to Ireland from Australia to catch the last week-long Irish immersion course at Oideas Gael, located in a village called Gleann Cholm Cille.

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit - In The Irish Language!

July 15, 2012
Here's a wonderful treat for Irish learners in the lead-up the upcoming Peter Jackson film, The Hobbit.

Reflecting On My Progress With Irish Over The Last 6 Months

June 17, 2012
Almost exactly six months ago I announced my plans to learn Gaeilge on my own using online resources with no prior knowledge of the language at all.

Review: Bitesize Irish Gaelic

April 24, 2012
I was recently offered a complimentary membership for Bitesize Irish Gaelic, a handy resource for learning the Irish language...

Irish Gaeilge Video Update

March 21, 2012
I've been a bit quiet here the last week or so. Hopefully I'll start to get more time to devote to improving and maintaining this site in the coming weeks.

The Most Moving Irish Language Video I've Ever Seen

January 08, 2012
Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom is still entirely relevant and hard-hitting for people interested in language revival and specifically Irish.

Learn The Irish Language Before St. Patrick's Day - My Challenge

December 15, 2011
Well... after years of wanting to learn the Irish language and talking about it incessantly but never actually doing it, I''m finally jumping into it this week.

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