During the academic year of 2021-2022, the authors of Colloquial Irish were busy producing a “Second Edition”. The first edition appeared in 2008 and was reprinted in 2015. In the autumn of 2022, changed text that had previously been recorded in studio were re-recorded in An Tobar Fuaime in Baile an tSagairt, An Spidéal, Co.… Read More Second Edition of Colloquial Irish
The Irish Language Program of the Department of Languages and Literatures at Lehman College, CUNY, was awarded a grant from the Fulbright Commission in Ireland to assist with curriculum development funding for Colloquial Irish 2. When the first Colloquial Irish volume was completed, the publisher funded both the book production and the CD production. Now… Read More Colloquial Irish 2
In 2008, Colloquial Irish was sold in three printed options, a paperback book, two CDs in a single clear CD jewel case, and a vinyl album package for 2 CDs and the paperback book typical of an audio book/talking book. In the later case, there were several complaints of the CDs becoming dislodged and scratched… Read More Colloquial Irish Reprinted
Routledge (Taylor and Frances) released initially a PDF version of Colloquial Irish in 2008 as part of their e-Library. This version was prone to piracy. It was soon followed by a more secure Kindle version. Although pirate-proof, the scanned version of the book introduced a number of new typos as a result of scanning technology.… Read More Kindle Version of Colloquial Irish
At the Irish launch of Colloquial Irish (from left to right): Dr. Séamas Ó Diréain, Josie Ó Cualáin, Thomas Ihde, Mícheál Mac Lochlainn, Máire Ní Neachtain, and Seosamh Ó Neachtain. Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at Óstán na Páirce (Park Lodge Hotel) in An Spidéal, Co. Galway
At the US launch of Colloquial Irish (from left to right): Thomas Ihde, John Gillen, and Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew (Monday, October 27, 2008 in the CUNY Graduate Center Skylight Room).