The short film explores an Irish-language day in Manhattan. 

Don't think it's possible to learn Irish outside of Ireland? Think again! 

Investigative journalism site City Limits recently visited Glucksman Ireland House in New York to learn more about Irish language lessons in the city and the students of the language who are ensuring it is still spoken in the US. 

Filmmakers Merel Saarloos and Luke Murphy of the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, Netherlands, traveled to Manhattan to Greenwich Village where an Irish-language day (Lá Gaeilge) was taking place. 

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Have a look at the video here:

"In New York’s Greenwich Village, there is a home for Irish culture and the Irish language. Glucksman Ireland House NYU is the center for Irish and Irish-American Studies at New York University," City Limits explains.

"There are courses that cover a huge array of Irish topics, including the study of the Irish Gaelic language. In their own words, Glucksman House is a 'resource center for Irish, Irish-American, and Irish diasporic culture.'

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"Glucksman House hosts many events for anyone with an interest in Ireland, such as weekly public events, a monthly traditional Irish music series and evening Irish language classes for non-students."

Have you taken Irish language classes in the US? How did you get on? Let us know in the comments section, below. 

You can read more stories on the Irish language here. 

The short film explores an Irish-language day in Manhattan. Getty