I find this woman's pronunciation difficult every now and then especially on words like bhràthair and màthair and athair. I have to listen several times and even then get what i hear wrong.
I agree, not helpful when learning from scratch like this!
Welcome to the different dialects/accents?
Volume seems quite low on this recording
Something that occurs to me. What about plural fathers (as in gay parents)? Is one of these the plural? (I forget.)
Athraichean is plural. Forefathers is given as the translation for the plural.
How can you hear the difference in spelling betwenn m' athair and mathair?