2020 Irish Language Summer School Online

29 June - 1 July

TionĂ³l Gaeilge UCD, our international summer school, is aimed at adults in Ireland and abroad who are interested in the Irish language and in Irish culture. It will also suit students, both in Ireland and abroad, who are studying Irish as a subject or undertaking an Irish Studies Degree. This year's theme is 'Irish in a Global Context'.

If you have any questions about the summer school please contact gaeltacht@ucd.ie 


Summer 2020 Brochure

New Online Summer School Schedule 2020



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  • "Coming from a foreign country, I appreciated the opportunity to speak a lot in class. I found there was a good balance in the course ... the accommodation was also excellent." - Matthew Tran-Adams
  • "The summer school was a great experience, with superb quality teaching and very informative lectures in the afternoons ... I would highly recommend it to anyone, whether Irish or not." - Dominic Lawson
  • "The standard far exceeded my expectations and introduced me to many aspects of Irish poetry and literature. Fascinating introduction to music, dance and song, loved the dancing lesson!" - Anne Keirnan