Enjoy Irish, anywhere
Bring the Gaeltacht to you this summer with Oideas Gael's live online courses in Irish language and culture for adults.See courses
Our courses provide high-quality instruction, an emphasis on the spoken language, and regular opportunities to practice your Irish.
Discover the rich archaeology of Gleann Cholm Cille, no matter where you are, through this lively and innovative online programme.
Irish Language 1 (Beginners)
A foundation course for those who are new to learning the Irish language or who have had only a little practice speaking the language.
Irish Language 2 (Cúpla Focal)
For those with some experience learning the language but who wish to add to, or improve, their understanding of the basics.
Irish Language 3 (Intermediate)
This course focuses on improving conversational fluency in everyday situations.
Irish Language 4 (Bí ag Caint!)
Suitable for upper intermediate or advanced learners: expand your vocabulary and practice discussing new topics.
Saibhreas na Gaeilge
This unique course is directed at fluent Irish speakers who want to enrich their spoken Irish.
Get to know some of Donegal's traditional Irish-language songs in this relaxed and enjoyable course.
How does it work?
Oideas Gael Online aims to recreate the Gaeltacht experience of sustained contact with the language and culture, as much as possible, for those who have to stay at home. Each course lasts five days with an hour of live, small-group tuition each day. Participants also receive specially-designed course materials.Find out more »
About Oideas Gael
Since its foundation in 1984, Oideas Gael has attracted hundreds of participants annually to its highly acclaimed language courses and cultural programmes. Irish people, drawn from all backgrounds, constitute up to half of those attending, while the remainder travel specially from numerous other parts of the world to attend.Visit our website »