Useful Links

Online language courses

Online Irish courses at various levels.
60 interactive online Irish lessons. The first lesson is free.
This site has a number of English to Irish phrases as well as other useful information about the Irish language.
A short taster course in Irish for those who have learned the language in the past and still remember words and phrases.
Learn the basics of lrish in a fifteen week course. Includes a fun way to test your level of Irish.
This site aims to help people learn Irish through small online lessons. It includes a free trial.
Gaeltalk provides a variety of online Irish language courses which focus on personal users, corporate users and Leaving Certificate students.
TEG or Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge exams are general Irish language proficiency exams for adults that are broadly based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Based in Sion Mills, County Tyrone, is dedicated to teaching Irish by offering free podcasts and information.

Terminology and Dictionaries

An Irish Language resource site. Includes dictionaries, terminology lists and Irish texts. There is also a forum for translators on the site.
Award winning tools for checking Irish spelling and grammar.
National Terminology Database for Irish, developed by Fiontar and DCU in collaboration with An Coiste Téarmaíochta and Foras na Gaeilge.  


New English-Irish Dictionary from Foras na Gaeilge. Includes digitalised versions of Foclóir Gaeilge Béarla and English Irish Dictionary.

Media provides information about the Irish Language and breaking news about Irish and the Gaeltacht. provides a news service in Irish for the Irish speaking community in Ireland and abroad.
Raidió Rí-Rá is an Irish-medium radio station for young people!
A gateway to all Irish material on the BBC. Includes fun learning resources for young people.
Raidió Fáilte, award winning Irish Language radio station broadcasting from Belfast.
Raidió na Life, an Irish Language radio station based in Dublin.
RTÉ, Raidió na Gaeltachta. Irish Language radio station broadcasting from Donegal, Galway, Kerry and Dublin.
RTÉ broadcasts some programmes in Irish on television and radio.
Ireland’s Irish Language channel TG4. A number of its programmes can be viewed online here.
An innovative news portal serving the Irish language community, in Ireland and abroad.
NÓS is an online culture and lifestyle magazine in Irish.  


Daltaí na Gaeilge is dedicated to promoting and teaching Irish through classes and online resources.
Meon Eile is an web portal which gives particular insight into life in Ulster and other areas.