Courses in the Gaeltacht

Gaeltacht Courses

Course Overview

The location
Gael Linn’s Gaeltacht courses for adults are held in Gaoth Dobhair, Co. Donegal, which is one of the largest Irish-speaking areas in the country. The area is one of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by the Derryveagh Mountains, the most majestic of which is Errigal. Some of the finest beaches in Ireland are to be found in Gaoth Dobhair. There is also a golf course and leisure centre.

The course
The courses, which runs for seven days caters for different levels of ability – total beginners, intermediate level and those who already have a reasonable level of fluency. Irish language classes will be held each day from 9.30 a.m. until 3.00p.m.

One of the aims of the course is to show that the Irish language is vibrant and relevant to all aspects of modern life. There will be a varied evening programme of lectures, poetry-readings, table-quiz, céilí etc and information will be available about cultural events taking place in the vicinity.

Classes commence at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday, run every day and conclude at 1.00p.m. on the following Saturday.

Course participants make their own accommodation arrangements. Gael Linn can supply a list of local hotels and guest houses.

There will be a range of activities organised for course participants such as music sessions, céilís, local tours, story-telling and more.

The courses are priced at €250. This fee covers tuition and evening lectures.

SCG & OCG Recognition
Gael Linn’s Donegal courses are recognised by the Department of Education and Science and they satisfy the requirement that primary teachers trained outside the State must attend a recognised course in the Gaeltacht. There will be a number of lectures/workshops specifically for teachers in addition to the programme already described. When applying please quote SCG.

Our Location: Gael Linn 35 Dame Street, Dublin | +353 1 675 1200 |

Timetable: Gaoth Dobhair, Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge - Classes in the Gaeltacht start at 9.30 a.m

A. 28/06/20 - 04/07/20
B. 26/07/20 - 01/08/20

Registration: To register please download and complete the application form above and return it by post to us with a non-refundable deposit of €100

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