Reason 14 – The Language


Communication is key – especially in Ireland’s culture. We delve into the Irish language this week and take a look at “Old Ireland” where it’s still heard today.

  • The clever Carlsberg-not-Heineken commercial we discussed
  • Students rocking out from Coláiste Lurgan – an Independent Irish language summer school


Caitlin egg conch

  • IrishTá áthas orm nach raibh mé a fhoghlaim Gaelige ar scoil.
  • Phonetic – Thaw awe-hass urum knock row may a o-lem gwale-ga err squell.
  • Translation – I am happy I did not have to learn Irish at school.


Potts & Plans

9 Day Irish Foray

  • Tour many of Ireland’s Gaeltacht regions to hear Irish and get your culture fix.
  • 8-night self-drive tour with freedom to incorporate any other destinations you wish.
  • Mention the podcast for a little surprise on your vacation.
  • Find more Tours for the Reasons at

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