Introduction to Irish

Irish is a compulsory subject for all students from 1st year to 6th.

What will I learn?

• How to develop your skills of communication through Irish

• How to use the what you know and add to it

• How to develop your skills in listening, reading, and speaking in the language

• How to write letters, postcards, essays, and stories “as gaeilge”



40% goes toward the Oral section
10% goes toward the Aural section
50% goes toward the Written paper


Useful Tips

  • Speak as much Irish as possible in class
  • Enter the comórtas for the Gaeltacht scholarship
  • Practice talking with friends and family
  • Watch TG4 some very good programs.


Useful websites for students

Here are some useful websites for you to browse …