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Irish 101 - An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture

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Get an introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language with Irish 101 -  An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture at FutureLearn.

Overview

Ireland is home to a unique language and a vibrant Gaelic culture.

Key facts:

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.

Programme Structure

What 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is aimed at anyone interested in Irish language, history and culture.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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