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The Daltaí Boards » Archive: 2005- » 2005 (January-February) » Archive through February 28, 2005 » Some interesting resources for spoken Irish « Previous Next »

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Aonghus
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Username: Aonghus

Post Number: 992
Registered: 08-2004
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 05:56 am:   Edit Post Print Post

A few people have been asking about CDs and stuff.

Some things I have found very useful are two CDs produced by Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne for Children:

There are books with the full text and many notes to go with them

http://www.cdu.mic.ul.ie/rabhlai/default.htm

Rabhlaí Rabhlaí is a collection of traditional verses and rhymes.

http://www.cdu.mic.ul.ie/sceilin/default.htm

Scéilín Ó Bhéilín is a set of traditional stories.

Both CDs are highly polished professional productions with great sound effects. They use a range of speakers from the Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht, of all ages from 8 to 80.

My kids loved Rabhlaí Rabhlaí but have outgrown it now. They still love Scéilín - especially since the stories are all linked with areas we have spent holidays in.

I think adult learners would enjoy these too; rhymes are great because you can easily learn them.

The other CD set I would recommend is
http://www.litriocht.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=30&products_id=2169

Ó Bhéal an Bhab - Bab Féiritear is a sceálaí from Dún Chaoin if memory serves correct. She was involved in both the other Cds too. There are a range of stories on the CDs. Again, there is a book with the text and notes.

This is directed more at adults.

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'dj@ks
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Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 06:14 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

At the risk of repeating myself...

Buntús Cainte is now available in a triple pack, all 3 books, and all 3 CDs, and all for €20.65. Thats about $27.

Its €25 http://www.litriocht.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=3158&osCsid=d9615bf70 e7ae43ebd939fde5d4a06e6 here.

Roll up, roll up...

har har



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