Enjoy Irish, anywhere

Bring the Gaeltacht to you this winter with Oideas Gael's live online courses in Irish language and culture for adults.

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Our courses provide high-quality instruction, an emphasis on the spoken language, and regular opportunities to practice your Irish.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Irish Language 3 (Intermediate)

    This course focuses on improving conversational fluency in everyday situations.

  4. Irish Language 4 (Bí ag Caint!)

    Suitable for upper intermediate learners: expand your vocabulary and practice discussing new topics.

  5. Irish Language 5 (Advanced)

    An advanced course for competent speakers who want more practice and conversation opportunities.

  6. Traditional Singing

    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, from the comfort of your own home. Each class incorporates live, online learning and group work. Participants also receive specially-designed course materials.

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About Oideas Gael

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.

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Contact us at oifig@oideasgael.ie if you have any questions.