Mid-Term Preparation Courses

Mid-Term Preparation Courses

Coláiste Naomh Eoin offers a wide range of specially designed Irish courses that run throughout the year in both On-Campus & Online. Our courses are specially designed for Primary & Secondary School Students.

We provide a comprehensive program that enables all students to achieve their maximum potential in speaking, writing and understanding the language irrespective of their current knowledge. Coláiste Naomh Eoin aims to inspire a love of the Irish language & culture by make learning Irish fun.

Online Revision Courses

Our Online Intensive Revision Courses has been specially designed for students that face the challenge of Irish Junior & Leaving Cert Exam in June 2021.

We also provide a course for 1st & 2nd Year Students that will be facing the Irish State Exams in the coming years.

The course ensures that all our students gain the required confidence needed for the Oral, Aural & Written sections of the Irish State Exam. All our teachers have a proven track record of maximising exam results. Our teachers include members of the Irish State Examinations Board along with Irish Educational Authors.

All aspects of the Irish Junior & Leaving Certificate Course will be covered in great detail over the two-day period Online.

Friday: 6pm – 8pm
10am – 3pm

The Department of Education has increased considerably the marks being awarded to the Irish Oral Examination to 40%. This course places a strong emphasis on maximum the student’s potential in this section. We ensure our students gain the required confidence in their Oral, Aural and Communicational skills.

On-Campus Revision/Catch-Up Courses

We will have a On-Campus Revision Courses are specially designed for 1st & 2nd Year Students,  Junior & Leaving Cert Students over 2 day period during the Halloween Mid-Term Break.

Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am – 4pm

Specially Designed Primary School Course

We will be running a On-Campus Catch-Up Course for Primary School Students from 2nd – 6th Class Students over 4 days during the Halloween Mid-Term Break.

Our Specially Designed Primary School Course places a particular emphasis on those who are in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Class. We pay careful attention to organising suitable classroom programs that work in conjunction with the enjoyable activities throughout the for our younger students. This will enable them to experience the Irish language in a happy and positive environment.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10am – 1pm

Ábhar an Chúrsa/Course Content

  • Basic Rules and Grammar
  • Answer Techniques
  • Written Exercises, Letters and Essays with emphasis on accuracy
  • Prose and Comprehension as prescribed for Junior and Leaving Certificate Courses
  • Language Development Skills with Conversation, Debate, Reporting and Problem Solving
  • Aural and Answering Training
  • Oral Development and Conversational Skills
  • Examination Technique and Training

Buntáistí An Chúrsa/Benefits of the Course

  • Specially prepared notes and handouts are provided. These will prove to be essential for the exam in June
  • Students will be advised on how to improve performance and get better marks
  • We provide an inclusive, enjoyable and effective learning environment
  • Students acquire a good positive attitude to learning and a liking for the language
  • Special help will be available for students with particular difficulties
    Small class sizes
  • Students can freely talk to their teachers and seek help with problems
  • Teachers are individually hand picked include members of the Irish State Examinations Board along with Irish Educational Authors


Online Course: €160

On-Campus Halloween Course: €180

Please Note: Places are limited due to the increase in demand & small class sizes.

We require the full course fee of €160/€180 to be paid upon booking.

There is a 10% reduction for the second and subsequent students attending from the same family.

On receipt of the application and deposit an official acknowledgment will be issued along with an information pack.

At least four weeks notice in writing of cancellation must be given before refund will be made.

Coláiste Naomh Eoin is independently owned. We do not receive any Government funding. We do not have affiliation to any other organisation or group. “An Ghaeltacht sa Bhaile” ™ is a registered trademark of Coláiste Naomh Eoin © 2020

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