Let’s Chat With a Native Irish Gaelic Speaker (#816)
We chat with native Irish Gaelic Speaker - Eoin O'Connor from Ennis in County Clare. He shares more on his early childhood years in an Irish-speaking household, why he started a company to help people around the world learn and enjoy the Irish Gaelic language.
In this episode we chat with a native Irish Gaelic Speaker – Eoin O’Connor from Ennis in County Clare. Eoin started a company called Bitesize Irish about 12 years ago and in this episode he shares more on his early childhood years in an Irish-speaking household, why he started a company to help people around the world learn and enjoy the Irish Gaelic language. We also chat about the importance of the Irish language and how it is used today.
Also, lots of great Irish music along the way – all selected by Eoin and sung in the Irish language! Enjoy!
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Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
- You can find out more about Bitesize Irish here: https://www.bitesize.irish/
- Where to Start with your Irish Quiz: https://www.bitesize.irish/quiz/
- Bitesize Irish Newsletter – weekly new resources for Irish language learning: https://www.bitesize.irish/newsletter/
- Bitesize Irish Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@BitesizeIrish
Music Featured in This Episode:
“Beidh aonach amárach” – performed by John Spillane.
“Go domhain i do chuimhne” – performed by Declan O’Rourke.
“Lig mé saor” – performed by TG Lurgan.
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