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Resources from NICILT events and a variety of websites.

Browse and download our resources tailored for the teaching of Irish. We have also gathered some links to some of the best online resources for Irish. Please note NICILT is not responsible for materials you may find on these sites. For queries relating to CCEA Irish Past Papers, please email us on

NICILT Irish Resources

Many thanks to our collaborators for the following resources which have been tailor-made for NICILT events:-

Resources from 2017 Film Day

The following resources have been created by staff and students from the School of Arts, English and Languages, Queen's University Belfast:

Gearrscannáin: Clare Sa Spéir and Cáca Milis (Powerpoint 1)/ Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom and Lip Service (Powerpoint 2) :  Introduction Powerpoint 1  Introduction Powerpoint 2  Workshop Handout blank

Resources from 2015 Film Days

The following resources have been created by staff and students from the School of Arts, English and Languages, Queen's University Belfast:

Rúbaí and Asal: Powerpoint   Workshop

Beirt le Chéile and Yu Ming is Ainm Dom:   Powerpoint   Beirt Workshop   Yu Ming Workshop

Clare sa Spéir: Powerpoint   Workshop

The following resources have been created by staff and students from the School of Irish Language and Literature and the School of Creative Arts and Technologies, Ulster University:

Introduction (Powerpoint on above films)

Booklet  (Word document on above films)

Links to the Irish Film Board website to view films in class:

Asal        Beirt le Chéile        Yu Ming is Ainm Dom       Rúbaí (coming soon)


Links to online resources

Student and Teacher Resources (Resources for primary)

cceaprimaryirish (Primary Irish and aspects of shared cultural heritage) (Website with resources for primary Irish) (Official BBC Gaeilge site) (Website with resources for all levels) (Songs for all levels) (Archived BBC site with resources for primary and KS3) (Resources for language and culture)  (Resources for Irish at all levels)  (Website for Maynooth University Language Centre) (Vifax video resources by Maynooth University Language Centre) (Interactive games for primary and KS3 and online bookshop)

Filíocht Anois (BBC2 film and cartoon clips)


Dictionaries and Spelling  (List of online dictionaries and more) (Forum about Irish language) (Check spelling and grammar online)


Media (A-level)  (Official website for TG4)  (Official website for RTE) (News)

Nó (Online culture magazine)


Radio/Podcasts (A-level)  (Official website for RTE radio)  (Archived BBC Blas website)


Other Useful Websites (Official website of Foras na Gaeilge) (Official website of Gael Linn)  (Official website of Gaelscoileanna with information, news and resources)  (Official website of Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta, the representative body for Irish-medium Education)  (Official website for Irish Language Week) (Website of Coláiste Lurgan, Connemara, with resources and details of courses and more) (Irish language bookstore) (Organisation providing Irish language courses and training)  (Website for Folklore of Ireland Society)  (Website for Oireachtas na Gaeilge with news of language events throughout Ireland)  (Irish news website)  (Website for Irish traditional music and song)  (Official GAA website for Irish sport) (Website with information on Gaeltacht colleges)

Gael-Taca (Organisation in Cork promoting Irish language)


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