Our Gaeltacht Summer Courses run over a two-week period. The Course Schedule is tailored made to ensure each student is getting the most out of each activity at all times. All activates have been carefully structured to improve their Oral, Aural and Written competence of the Irish language. The schedule allows for all students to learn Irish in a positive, enjoyable and effective way.
Monday – Friday (Luan go hAoine)
This is non-residential course, we do not provide accommodation and students return home after the daily activities.
10am -1pm: Formal Classes: Focusing on the Irish syllabus for that class/year. A key emphasis placed on the Oral, Aural, and Written components of the Irish language.
1pm – 1.45pm: Lunch: Students may bring their own packed lunch. They are fully supervised during this period and may not leave the grounds of the Coláiste.
1.45pm – 4pm: Afternoon activities: The afternoon consists of variety activities such as sport, drama, art, entertainment etc. All activities are specially designed to encourage students to speak and interact in Irish in a more natural & social environment.
Please Note: The Leaving Cert Course consists of 4 classes each day & finishes at 2.30pm, excluding Saturday when they finish at 1pm.