Irish Course for Students

Course Summary

This interactive course is available to any student of UCC. 

The course will focus on the following:

  • Helping students to communicate fluently and clearly through the medium of Irish.
  • Information will be made available relating to Irish language activities and events.
  • Conversation relating to the students own life, University life as well as current affairs and Irish language matters.

Every UCC student is welcome to apply for this course, especially if you are interested in the Irish language, if you want to improve your Irish, if you would like to use Irish in the workplace or if you are studying Irish as an academic subject in UCC.

Students do not have to sit an exam as part of this course.  We aim to give students a chance to study Irish in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  An attendance certificate will be presented to students that regularly attend classes. 

Please note that this course isn't suitable for complete beginners.  Click here if you require information on our beginners course.

Course Details - Autumn 2022

Course Dates:  week commencing 3rd October 2022 – week commencing 21st November 2022* (1 hour every week for 8 weeks).  Please let us know when you are unavailable to attend your class on the application form.     We will try to arrange a class for you at a time that is suitable for you. 

Location: Classes will be held on campus.  

Deadline for Applications:  Wednesday, 28th September 2022, 12pm

Class Details:  Full details about your class will be sent to your Umail account shortly after close of registration.

* an extra class will be arranged for students who will miss a class due to a bank holiday.




Registration for this course is now complete but we may have some spaces left in classes.   Please email if you are interested in joining a group and please state your level of Irish.  

Contact Details

Karol Coleman,
Course Administrator,

Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha

Centre for Spoken Irish

Room G02, O'Rahilly Building, College Road, Cork