Ceol na Mara Workshop & Free Course Giveaway

A chairde, tá súil againn go bhfuil sibh maith! It’s the start of Mí Lúnasa (August), and the beginning of the harvest season in Ireland. Here’s hoping the upcoming months will be a rewarding time for us all, and a time of growth in the Irish language community.

So what’s new? Well, this Saturday we have an online workshop, titled Ceol na Mara (Music of the Sea), and on Sunday, our monthly Free Workshop takes place for all learners. Be sure to check out our competition on Instagram, to win a free 7-week course this September! See details below…

Join us for a fun, bilingual workshop on August 5th with Julie Anne de Brún! Through music and song, we’ll be exploring sea life, superstitions and storytelling. Learn common words and phrases related to boats, fish and sea creatures, and sing along to some traditional Irish songs! All levels welcome.

Julie Anne de Brún is a Galway-based educator who travels the country sharing her love of Irish through music, storytelling and technology workshops! You can read her recent article, about Irish words used to describe sea life, here

Register here:

Dáta: Saturday, August 5th, via Zoom.
11 – 12:20pm PT (Los Angeles)
2 – 3:20pm ET (New York)
7 – 8:20pm (Dublin).

We’ve added a wide range of new courses to our schedule for September, including our first ever B1/B2 Upper Intermediate course! We’re also introducing 3 brand new courses this term: Siúl Siar (focusing on Irish, American and World History), An Cailín Ciúin (oral language practice, using role play from the Oscar-nominated film) and Gramadach (a 7-week course focused on 7 Irish prepositions. Early Bird Rates are available until Aug 27th.

If you’re wondering about which course to take, be sure to contact us or come along to our Free Workshop on Sunday. If you cannot attend our courses, know that you can still watch the recordings (enter discount code ‘VideoOnly‘ when registering). Special offers and scholarships are also available. Comhrá sessions are available throughout the week for all students, for extra language practice. 

Focail na Farraige / Words of the Sea

In this article, we take a look at ‘Focail na Farraige‘ – words that describe marine life, sea travel, the waves, the weather and even superstitions! Other recent posts on include:

Would you like to meet Irish learners, or ask questions about our courses?

If yes, then be sure to join Dr. Ronan Connolly for a Free Workshop on Sunday, Aug 6th! This online session is offered on the first Sunday of every month at 9am Pacific/12pm Eastern/5pm Ireland. Beginners will cover basic conversation phrases, while more advanced learners will be hosted separately. Register at

Would you like to win a free, 7-week Irish course? All you have to do is…

✅ Tabhair ‘Like’ don phostáil seo/Like this post, and
✅ Cuir clib ar chara/Tag a friend!

Our ‘Free Course Giveaway’ will run on Instagram until Aug 8thThe winner will be announced on Aug 8th (and if you’re already registered, we’ll give you a credit for next term).

Le Teacht/Upcoming

Workshop: Ceol na Mara, Sat, Aug 5th.

Free Irish Workshop, Sun, Aug 6th.

New 7-week courses begin Wed, Sep 6th.

Comhrá available every week for all levels.

Join the online Irish community for cúrsaí, comhrá & ceardlanna, and follow along on social media @LetsLearnIrish – beidh fáilte romhat!

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