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Dia daoibh agus céad míle fáilte to EasyIrish.com! Over the next few months we will be issuing our series of FREE podcasts for you to use to learn Irish. The podcasts will be available for you to download and use whenever and however you like. Whether you are a beginner or fluent speaker we hope you will find this site interesting and entertaining.

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Dia daoibh agus céad míle fáilte to EasyIrish.com! Over the next few months we will be issuing our series of FREE podcasts for you to use to learn Irish. The podcasts will be available for you to download and use whenever and however you like. Whether you are a beginner or fluent speaker we hope you will find this site interesting and entertaining.

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English


Episodes

Lesson 28: Understand/See

7/15/2013
Welcome to another EasyIrish.com lesson. This lesson continues in our series looking at regular and irregular verbs. In this lesson we'll look at the regular verb Tuig (to understand) and the irregular verb Feic (to see). You'll also learn about the possible origins of the American slang 'Do you dig?' We hope you find it interesting. Read more ›

Duration:00:12:01

Lesson 27: An Teaghlach

5/15/2013
Welcome to another EasyIrish.com lesson. This lesson looks at how to talk about your family members in Irish. You'll learn how to state the number of people in your family and state the member names. We'll look at how counting people in Irish is different from English. Check amach é: Read more ›

Duration:00:11:27

Lesson 26: Conversational Irish

4/8/2013
Welcome to another EasyIrish.com podcast. This is lesson number 26 and it takes a different form than our normal lessons in that it's a simple phone conversation in Irish. It aims to teach casual Irish and help improve your listening of the language. The conversation has Antaine inviting Jarlath to a local concert. There's also the phrase of the week which is very apt when replying to a phone call at an inappropriate time. Check amach é! Read more ›

Duration:00:04:39

Lesson 25: To Give

2/19/2013
Welcome to another EasyIrish.com lesson. This lesson follows in our series of irregular verbs in the past tense. We'll focus on the verb 'tabhair' meaning 'to give' and how it is constructed in the past tense. There will be some new vocabulary to fit with the sentences and we will also look at the preposition 'do', meaning 'to/for you' which goes hand in hand with 'tabhair' sentences. Read more ›

Duration:00:14:20

Lesson 24: New Year Resolutions

1/28/2013
The first month of the new year is almost over and with many of your resolutions possibly long forgotten, we have a lesson to help reinvigorate your determination. In this lesson you will learn how to state your resolutions in Irish. You'll also hear the fire in Antaine's house that messes with the sound and Jarlath seemingly forgetting his own name from the outset. Read more ›

Duration:00:18:21

Lesson 23: To get & to do

12/4/2012
We are continuing in our series of looking at lrish verbs. This lesson will look at two more irregular ones: to get and to do/make in the past tense. We'll practice some associated vocabulary that you can use with these verbs. The phrase of the week is a food themed proverb. Check amach é! Read more ›

Duration:00:17:13

Lesson 22: Subject & Object Pronouns

10/21/2012
We're back on the grammar trail once again and are tackling subject and object pronouns. In English and Irish pronouns are words that substitute nouns in sentences e.g. I, you, he, she, we and they are examples of subject pronouns. Me, you, him, it, her, us and them are examples of object pronouns. Plus we have a Halloween themed phrase of the week which sounds scary when you hear Jarlath attempt to pronounce it. Read more ›

Duration:00:16:29

Lesson 21: A Soldier’s Song (Amhrán na bhFiann)

9/16/2012
In this lesson we're bringing a touch of class with our first ever special guest, Mary Dinning. Mary is a local singer from Castlederg and has kindly agreed to help us in this lesson by using her wonderful vocal talent. With the All-Ireland football and hurling finals this month, Mary will sing the Irish national anthem, A Soldier's Song, which will help you to join in when it is sung at the ceremonies in Irish. Read more ›

Duration:00:06:32

Lesson 20: Possessive Adjectives with Verbs

9/4/2012
In this lesson we'll be embracing the grammar once again. Fear not as it builds on from lesson 16 where we looked at how the possessive adjective (my, your, his, her etc.) affects some verbs (doing words such as play, eat, read, walk etc.) in Irish. This lesson attempts to familiarise yourself with the grammar involved and help you think in Irish. We'll focus on the verb 'seasamh' which means 'to stand'. Read more ›

Duration:00:16:43

Lesson 19: Survival Irish

8/26/2012
This lesson aims to help you survive a conversation in Irish. We’ll look at the key phrases that you’ll need in order to maintain a conversation in Irish. The phrases are aimed to help you get out of a difficult situation when you don’t understand and help you to build confidence in the Irish that you do know. Read more ›

Duration:00:12:40

Lesson 18: The Preposition ‘le’

8/15/2012
In this lesson we are taking a look at the preposition 'le' which means 'with' in English. We'll be looking at the associated grammar with 'le'. We've also added a new jingle to the podcasts to spice things up a bit and you'll get to hear Jarlath do his 'De Niro' impersonation. Read more ›

Duration:00:16:46

Lesson 17: The Hail Mary

7/24/2012
In this lesson we are being very good and are back at saying prayers in Irish. Not only is this a good way to pick up on some Irish grammar points, but sometimes you may attend a church service or funeral and the prayers may be said in Irish and this can help you join in. Read more ›

Duration:00:04:25

Lesson 16: Possessive Adjectives

5/21/2012
In this lesson we will be in the thick of grammar by looking at how to express possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, our, your(plural) and their). We'll take a close look at the noun 'cónaí' which when used with the possessive adjective in Irish can mean 'to live'. Enjoy the lesson!Read more ›

Duration:00:18:41

Lesson 15: Emotions

5/4/2012
In this lesson we will looking at how to state how you are feeling from being hungry to being angry. We will also focus on the preposition 'ar'. Enjoy the lesson!Read more ›

Duration:00:14:34

Lesson 14: Days of the Week

5/4/2012
In this lesson we will look at the days of the week, a topic that we cannot believe that we have not covered thus far. We will also learn how to state today, tomorrow and yesterday and so forth. Enjoy the lesson!Read more ›

Duration:00:08:19

Lesson 13: Ages

3/20/2012
Lesson 13, unlucky for some, and it's only apt that we should look at ages. In this lesson you'll learn simple ages in Irish. Enjoy the lesson!Read more ›

Duration:00:07:42

Lesson 12: Our Father

3/20/2012
This lesson we will learn how to say the Our Father prayer and be able to bless yourself in Irish. Enjoy the lessonRead more ›

Duration:00:04:48

Lesson 11: Place of work

1/18/2012
Following on from our Work podcast of lesson 9, we are starting the new year off with this lesson that goes a little further. In this lesson you will learn how to state where you work along with some of the Irish names of local towns. We will also be covering some grammar points too.Read more ›

Duration:00:13:16

Lesson 10: Christmas greetings

12/11/2011
With the festive season in full swing you will learn some festive greetings in Irish that you can use over the holidays. From everyone here at EasyIrish.com, we wish you all Nollaig shona agus athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibhse! Read more ›

Duration:00:10:20

Lesson 9: Work

12/1/2011
In this lesson we will be talking about work. We'll learn how to state what job you do and also learn to state if you like it or not, plus the phrase of the week. If you have any questions you can email us at info@easyirish.com or even via our Contact Us page. We will be delighted to hear from you.Read more ›

Duration:00:11:52