Our courses

Gaelchultúr offers a range of courses throughout the year. Click on a course title below to find out more about that course.

Certificate in Professional Irish

These part-time programmes, the first of their kind, will help public sector employees communicate more effectively through Irish and add to their spoken language skills. The courses will give the employees an opportunity to learn specialised language pertaining to their work and to gain a recognised qualification at the same time.

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Telephone and Customer Service Training – Half-Day Course

This half-day course is designed for telephone and customer care staff in local authorities and the public sector, who deal with the public on a regular basis and are required to provide a service through Irish from time to time. This course is being organised by Gaelchultúr in conjunction with Foras na Gaeilge.

The aim of the course is to enable participants to provide a quality customer service through Irish. The course will also aim to build participants’ confidence so that they find it easier to use the language with the public and will highlight the importance of providing a service through Irish.

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Dioplóma Iarchéime san Aistriúchán, 2021–2022

The Dioplóma Iarchéime san Aistriúchán programme is aimed at those who already have a good standard of Irish, but who wish to learn translation skills or to enhance the skills they already have. It is also ideal for those who work through Irish on a daily basis – teachers and journalists, for example – who wish to improve their standard of writing in the language.

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Culture Night

We’re delighted to be taking part in Culture Night again this year

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Live online Irish classes, September 2021

Live online autumn classes will commence the week beginning 6 September 2021. Participants will attend one 2 hour class per week for ten weeks.

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Live online Irish classes: USA/Canada Time Zone (EST) - September 2021

Gaelchultúr is pleased to be able to offer general online Irish language classes for adult learners in USA/Canada. During this ten-week course, which will commence the week beginning 13 September, classes will be available at four different levels. The participants will attend a two-hour class one day per week.

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Intensive Preparatory Course in Written Irish (entirely online), September-November 2021

The intensive course focuses on grammatical accuracy, writing style and translation skills. There’s also an emphasis on the technological resources available in Irish, including those available online. The course involves a mix of independent study and live online classes. Autumn course classes are as follows:


Session 1: Friday, 3 September & Saturday, 4 September
Session 2: Friday, 1 October & Saturday, 2 October
Session 3: Friday, 29 October & Saturday, 30 October
Session 4: Friday, 26 November & Saturday, 27 November
Gramadach gan Stró!
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Sample classes live online

Between 3.00pm and 5.00pm (Irish time), on Saturday, 21 August, Gaelchultúr will offer 30-minute classes online to give those interested in taking a course with us a taste of the teaching approach we use.

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