Do you listen with awe to the Coláiste Lurgan videos and wish you could speak our national language? Tell everyone who will listen how you’d love to learn the language but just don’t know how to get started?

You’re in luck because IrishCentral’s latest series of videos is leaving you with no more excuses not to begin learning Irish.

While it takes many years to perfect a language or even to feel confident enough to call yourself a speaker, these introductory phrases are sure to impress your family and friends at your next Irish event.

Getting started is often the hardest part to any new skill but with these phrases under your belt, we’re sure you’ll be dying to continue. If you’re not lucky enough to live close enough to any Irish classes, make sure to check out our ten best ways to learn Irish for free so you can keep up with your new language talents.

Are there any phrases or words you’d love to know how to say in Irish? Let us know in the comments section, below.

Start off your Irish-language learning career with these easy phrases. Kelly O'Connell