Irish learning on the web

Dia daoibh a chairde!

There are many sources out on the web that can help in your study of the Irish language. have selected a few to get you started:

This dictionary has an extensive database of Irish words detailing the key grammar. It contains up-to-date references on many technical and modern day terms. Great for accurate and extensive referencing.
This dictionary differs in that it offers many example sentences and verb conjugations. Great for a quick reference.

Conversational Irish
Giota beag series
Another great series from the BBC which is aimed for the beginner. Called ‘Giota beag’ (a wee bit) it has audio and text files to follow simple Irish phrases.

Cúrsa Gaeilge
This site made famous by Des Bishop (American-Irish comedian) is a great multimedia tool. It has many phrases in many situations for you to learn. The special feature about this site is that it allows you to record your own voice and even monitors your pronunciation.

Bitesize Irish Gaeilge
This well maintained website is run by husband and wife team and presents an extensive range of audio lessons in the Munster dialect. The lessons are presented in bitesize portions for ease of study and practice. Great site for the serious learner.

Children games
Colin and Cumberland
Follow the adventures of Colin and Cumberland while learning Irish. A great interactive series that plays like a game.

Daltaí na gaeilge
Learn about verb conjugations with example sentences. The site has other features including games and references to old proverbs.

GCSE Irish Study
BBC Bitesize
This site from the BBC is packed full of multimedia for you to practice and test yourself in material suited for those studying for their GCSE examinations.

That is only a few to help you on your way. Please enjoy and ádh mór!


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2 comments on “Irish learning on the web
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  2. Kelly Odwyer says:

    Could you responded to this as I am terrible at verbs

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