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Irish Language Evening Courses - Autumn 2019

  • Our Autumn 2019 schedule of evening courses will commence during the week of 23 September. A registration evening takes place Wednesday 11 September 2019 @ 6-8pm in the Languages Building UL (room LC0-014). You can either attend the registration evening if you would like to get more information and advice or else register via the online application form below. You can also contact Ciara in Aonad na Gaeilge phone 061 234 754 or email (Tuesday - Friday).
  • More courses may be added subject to demand/tutor availibility, please check back regularly. 
  • Courses will run for 10 weeks in Autumn 2019 and 10 weeks in Spring 2020.
  • Note that some courses may run at lunchtime (subject to demand)  - please register your interest by emailing .
  • There are reduced rates available for full-time UL students and UL staff - please e-mail or phone 061 234 754
  • The online application form is available here.

Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach - note that there are modules on our part-time evening Dioplóma available on a 'link-in' basis for those with an interest in getting a flavour of the course without registering for the whole programme. The modules available in Autumn 2019 are GA3023 An Cleachtas Dátheangach (€300) and GA3033 Scríbhneoireacht & Scileanna an Léinn (€300). Select module from the course list.

Irish Language Short Evening Courses - Autumn 2019 schedule:

Course Title Day & Time  Details Price
Complete Beginners



starts 24/9/2019                                      

Suitable for those who never studied Irish at school or those born outside Ireland. The focus in on developing your speaking skills but listening, reading and writing are also covered.

€150 (textbook provided)

Beginners (for those who did Irish at school)



starts 23/9/2019

Suitable for those who did Irish at school but want to go over the basics and build up their confidence again.
€150 (textbook provided)
Ciorcal comhrá – conversation group supported by facilitator
starts 24/9/2019
Suitable for those who have completed a basic Irish course in recent years and would like to work on developing their confidence in their spoken Irish skills.Informal approach. Facilitated development of conversational skills through themes such as games, music and arts & crafts. Tea & Coffee available.

€50 (10 weeks, no textbook but notes provided as required)



Meánrang 1 / Intermediate 1



starts 23/9/2019

Suitable for those who had a good standard of Irish at school but are out of practice. Also suitable for those who completed a  basic Irish course in recent years. The focus in on developing your speaking skills but listening, reading and writing are also covered. 

€150 (textbook provided)


TEG B1 level (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge)




starts 1/10/2019

This intensive course will be taught through a communicative and task-based approach. It will primarily focus on conversational skills (speaking and listening) whilst still integrating all language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural awareness) needed to learn a language. Note that it WILL NOT fully prepare participants for the TEG B1 oral exam (béaltriail) and should be bolstered by independent private study. The course will focus on the self-directed language learning skills needed to build language competence and the skills needed to cover all B1 material for those intending to apply for a TEG B1 oral exam, a prerequisite requirement for entry to Professional Masters of Education (PME) primary teaching courses. 

Course schedule: 11 weeks 1st October - 10th December 2019, 3 weeks 14/21/28 January 2020

€220 (course material provided as required)
Meánrang 2 / Intermediate 2

Dé Céadaoin 


ag tosú 25/9/19

Suitable for those with a good standard of Irish who want to practice their spoken Irish. Reading, writing and listening skills will also be developed. €150 (10 seachtaine, cuirfear leabhrán an chúrsa ar fáil)
Cúrsa Cruinnis

Beidh an chéad chúrsa eile ag tosú Earrach 2020.

This is a grammar course. The focus is on accuracy in spoken and written Irish.

Cuir r-phost chuig más spéis leat d'ainm a chur síos don chúrsa seo.

€100 (10 seachtaine, cuirfear leabhrán an chúrsa ar fáil)
An Ghaeilge Ghairmiúil (GA4006)

Dé Céadaoin 

18.00-21.00 ag tosú 11/9/2019

This course is suitable for teachers and students of education who are interested in working in a Gaeltacht school or in the Gaelscolaíocht sector. Tuilleadh Eolais


(12 weeks, official University of Limerick link-in module)

Grúpa plé le háisitheoir

Dé hAoine


ag tosú 27/9/2019


Beidh an grúpa seo oiriúnach don té atá ag leibhéal B2 (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge) nó don té a bhfuil Teastas nó Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge bainte amach aige/aici.  Pléifear le téama cainte réamhfhógraithe gan aon seachtain. Beidh an bhéim ar an tacaíocht teanga, ar eolas maidir le hacmhainní úsáideacha don té le Gaeilge, agus ar phobal na Gaeilge ar an gcampas agus sa cheantar a neartú.  Tae agus caife ar fáil.  €50 (10 seachtaine, cuirtear nótaí ar fáil más gá)