Is there any difference between Irish and Celtic? What about traditional Irish and Irish Gaelic? These are just some Irish language questions we get in our inbox, and while we DO answer all of them, we also have some text and audio resources for those who want to learn more.
For example, you may want to read more about the differences between Irish and Scottish Gaelic
or something simpler such as our blog post on “What’s Gaelic, What’s Irish?
Most people who embark on the amazing journey of learning Irish are doing that to honor their heritage or to strengthen their bond to the Irish culture.
There are also some people that are fascinated by languages in general and they want to know more about Celtic languages and Irish. If you’re one of those people or you just want to know more about this topic for your personal desire, we recommend you to listen this rebroadcast of the 49th episode of Bitesize’s Irish Gaelic podcast.
In this episode, Eoin has a thorough discussion with Dr. Ranke de Vries who holds the Ben Alder Chair of Celtic Studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Canada. He also holds a Ph.D. in Early Irish from the Trinity College, Dublin.
This re-run of the Bitesize Irish Gaelic podcast is in the English language and its sure to answer any questions you may have about Celtic languages, the connection between Celtic and Irish, and of course useful tips to learn Irish Gaelic.