Post Primary

Tráth na gCeist


Infromation re. Tráth na gCeist  2020/21

Because of Covid-19 it will not be possible to organise Tráth na gCeist in the usual way in 2020/21. Gael Linn does, however, wish to support the work of Irish language teachers and we wish to offer Tráth na gCeist heats in an on-line format this year. 

Tráth na gCeist Gael Linn aims to provide students of Irish in Ulster the opportunity to hear the language being spoken outside the classroom (on-line this year due to Covid-19) at an informal and light-hearted event and to support the Irish teachers in their endeavours.


Gael Linn will provide schools with all the material necessary to organise a quiz among their students at a time that suits themselves. Each quiz is for teams of four. There are 6 rounds of questions with 10 questions in each round and team members may confer. The school will furnish Gael Linn with the names of the four students on the winning team who will participate in the final before 17.00 on 20th November 2020 using this email address Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in both Grammar and Comprehensive schools in the final which will be held on line. 


Tráth na gCeist is open to teams of four from junior level classes in post-primary schools in Ulster. There is no limit to the number of teams a school may enter. The junior section is aimed primarily at students of Year 10 although Year 8 and Year 9 students are also allowed take part. 


Prizes are presented to the top two teams from both secondary and grammar schools at the final this year due to Covid-19.


To enter teams and to pay the fees of £5.00 per team click on Application Form at the top of the page as soon as possible and before 16th October 2020.

VENUES FOR 2020/2021 - online this year due to Covid-19

Final 2021 will take place on 22.1.2021 - online.

Tuilleadh Eolais ó Phóilín 077 43831566  

GaelLinn, Aonach Mhacha, 74-76 Sráid na nGall, Armagh, UK, BT617LG