Following conversations with individual parents and meeting with Parents Association, we have identified a need for support for parents in the subject of Gaeilge. Below is list of some suitable websites for parents that either offer resources or online language courses.
On the last Friday of each month we hold Aoine Bheo where every child is encouraged to speak and interact as Gaeilge for the day. Parents can support this initiative by encouraging ‘cúpla focail’ at home!
This is an excellent website offering resources, advice and a directory of course available around the country. There is an option to read this web page in English or Gaeilge by clicking the language link in the left hand corner. There are recommended children’s books & lists of events.
This website offers online language courses for adults for either personal or business use. These courses are provided by native Irish language speaker sin Gaeltacht areas. Prices range from €20-€30.
While this website is primarily offering software, there are a number of pages offering conversational phrases & commonly used phrases.
A database of Irish terms and words searchable in either English or Gaeilge.
The following Gaeilge Learning Units comprise quizzes, crosswords, interactive activities, display cards, flash cards and matching cards. All are aimed at Primary level and are suitable for independent learning and group learning. Scoilnet has pages for both pupils and parents.
Seomra ranga has downloadable resources for parents and primary teachers such as flashcards, spellings, poems, songs, writing and reading activities.
This is the Des Bishop website. The materials presented in Abair Leat! are intended as a learning aid for people of any age group who wish to improve their speaking skill in Gaeilge.