Ireland is home to a unique language and a vibrant Gaelic culture.
On Irish 101 - An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture at FutureLearn, you’ll discover how Irish people drew inspiration from nature to create their own unique script and alphabet.
You’ll explore Ireland’s rich culture of dance, Gaelic games, music, storytelling and literature. And you’ll gain an insight into the language of Ireland and the people who speak it.
So take the first step on your journey to learn one of the oldest literary languages in Europe.
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Programme StructureWhat topics will you cover?
- Ogham and the first writing in Irish
- The alphabet & pronunciation
- Greetings, blessings and curses
- Irish names and mythology
- Me, my family and where I come from
- An overview of the Gaeltachtaí and other cultural places in Ireland
- 1 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is aimed at anyone interested in Irish language, history and culture.
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NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 1 months.
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- Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
- A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible
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