Celebrate the Irish language in March!

Mí an Mhárta…

March is a very exciting month – not only is it Irish American Heritage Month, but it also brings with it Seachtain na Gaeilge, the Irish language festival that runs from March 1st to St. Patrick’s Day! You can participate in this annual celebration of language and culture by joining the online Irish language community at LetsLearnIrish.com – bígí linn! So what’s in store over the next few weeks? Our new 7-week term of Irish courses begins next Monday, with classes throughout the week for all language levels. All of our classes are recorded for student study, and supported by class notes and audio files. Our weekly Club Comhrá conversation sessions run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We have an online workshop on Scottish Gaelic and Manx on March 5th, a Free Starter Class on March 6th, and an Irish Pronunciation Workshop on March 19th – see below for more details!

Irish Courses & Comhrá Everyday…

The largest selection of live classes for the online Irish language community.

Monday: B2 Upper Intermediate, 6:30pm & A2 Elementary, 8pm

Tuesday: Club Comhrá, 6:30pm

WednesdayClub Comhrá, 5pmA0 Introductory, 6:30pm & A1 Beginner, 8pm

Thursday: B1 Intermediate, 6:30pm & Club Comhrá, 8pm

Friday: Cúrsa Gramadaí (Basic Grammar), 6:30pm

Saturday: A1 Beginner, 10amA2 Elementary 12pm

Sunday: A0 Introductory, 2pmA1 Beginner, 4pm

All times are in ET (New York). See our Language Levels page for more course descriptions.

Scottish Gaelic & Manx Workshop

Join us on Saturday, March 5th at 2pm ET(7pm Ireland) for an online workshop on Scottish Gaelic and Manx. In what promises to be a very informative presentation, Brian Ó hAirt will profile both shared and singular traits of these two Celtic languages in comparison to Irish. The unique histories of these bodies of speakers will also be discussed, along with Brian’s collaborative work with Slighe nan Gàidheal and Culture Vannin – two successful cultural organizations based in Seattle, WA and on the Isle of Man. Register here.

Irish Pronunciation Workshop II

In this new workshop on Saturday, March 19th, Brian Ó hAirt will focus on blended vowel sounds, vowel couplings, the pronunciation of digraph (lenited) word endings and more. Pronunciation specific to dialects will also be explored, as well as tips and methods for improving one’s pronunciation. New and old learners are all welcome at this workshop – fáilte roimh chách! Register here.

Le Teacht

Upcoming…

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

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Celebrate Irish-American Heritage Month!

March is an exciting month! It signals the beginning of Seachtain na Gaeilge. New 7-week Courses begin March 4th. A song workshop with renowned sean-nós singer Lillis Ó Laoire takes place March 16th, Tasc An Lae activities run on Instagram March 11-17, and we have an in-person language workshop in Washington DC on March 24th