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Dia daoibh,

This discussion is designed to be a convenient list of links that you can use to immerse yourself in Irish. There may not be many links right now, but this will continue to grow. If you have any suggestions, leave them in the comments.


TV

  • TG4: Ireland's national Irish-language channel. Shows available free on the TG4 Player. Notable shows:

Aifric

Scéal

Nuacht an Lae


Radio


Podcasts

  • One Minute Irish
  • An Saol ó Dheas
  • (More Podcasts need to be added!)

YouTube

  • TG Lurgan: Music covers (as Gaeilge) and Irish video lessons. Notable videos:

Avicii vs. Lurgan: Wake Me Up

Grá Mo Chroí (Love Like This-Kodaline) Amhrán na gCupán (The Cup Song)

Sé Seachtainí

  • Clisare: Videos using casual Irish. Notable videos:

Pop Culture Phrases in Irish

Tumblr Terms in Irish


So, like I said, this list is far from extensive, but will continue to grow, so you can immerse yourself further. Enjoy!

Slán!

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August 26, 2014

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/liamog

Raidió agus Podchraoltaí:

Teilifís

YouTube:


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/buachaill

definitely recommend CODasGaeilge.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamCamero3

Also Galway City now has Raidió na dTreabh.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheBryce

I just love how much effort you guys are putting into the course, even after beta!

gives virtual group hug to Irish Team


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brighid

This is part of the TG4 archives. It has a lot of the best known sean-nós songs, with lyrics and video in most cases.

http://www.tg4.ie/ie/programmes/archive/a-z.html?ltr1=A


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack.Elliot

an inspiration to all the other language courses

creme de la creme


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FearMhaighEo

Youtube

  • C.U. Burn - A very good comedy series in Donegal Irish, but don't let that scare you. There's a few videos all over Youtube.

  • Comhrá - Chat show in Irish. This playlist specialises in Conamara Irish.

History

  • For the more advanced learners, the Doegen Records are a great resource to listen to Irish folklore and some old songs. These were recorded from 1928 to 1932, so they contain a few dialects that have since died. Each recording is transcribed and translated into English.

  • The Folklore Collection was largely collected in the 1930s from schools. School children were asked to collect all sorts of information from the older generations such as old cures and folklore. While most of it is in English, there are quite a few written in the pre-caighdeán Irish spelling and script, so it might be difficult for beginners.

Other Learning Resources

  • Líofa provides a course "Now you're talking", as it's based in Northern Ireland, there's Donegal Irish in it, so some of the pronunciations are bit different, but it's a good course with both audio and text. There are videos here. Say hello to the 90s again.

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brighid

C.U. Burn - is a brilliant comedy series.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MharcelCapall

Dia daoibh!

I have been using TG4.ie for listening and watching Irish. But now that I have (still) problems with understanding Irish that well, I need subtitles. As far as my eolas is, Rós na Rún and Saol faoi Shráid do have subtitles as Gaeilge. Does anybody know which shows do also have subtitles as Gaeilge? Go raibh maith agaibh already!


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