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Free events, new classes, teachers…a chairde, we have lots of exciting news to share with you!

This Saturday’s Free Event: An Gorta Mór

pic_for_eventThe third of our free Irish language events is this Saturday, Aug 13th, in our classroom in Friendship Heights, when we will be reading and discussing the seismic event that was An Gorta Mór, also referred to as The Great Hunger. We’ll be exploring the causes and effects, and students will be encouraged to converse on the topic. To ensure we have some notes ready for you, please register in advance on our website. Ag súil go mbeidh tú linn! Please note, this event starts an hour later than usual, at 5pm. Fáilte roimh gach duine!

Sunday, Aug 21st: 
1-Day Introductory Intensive

We are running a 1-Day Introductory Intensive on Sunday, Aug 21st. This class is designed specifically for students who want to get started speaking ‘as Gaeilge’ and build a foundation for future learning. We’ll be covering topics such as Introductions, General Conversation, Hobbies, Occupations, Likes/Dislikes, Numbers, Telling the Time and more. The class will run from 10–4pm in Friendship Heights and lunch will be provided. Early Bird rate lasts until Aug 13th, so be sure to register soon!

An Múinteoir Gaeilge Thú?

LetsLearnIrish-1Traditionally, ’An Timire Gaeilge’ was a person who would travel around Ireland (usually by bicycle) teaching and nurturing the use of Irish among people with their help and co-operation. Here in Washington DC we are seeking our own Irish language advocate, our own ‘An Timire DC’! Is féidir tuilleadh eolais a fháil faoi dhualgais an róil, 
cáilíochtaí riachtanacha agus na coinníollacha ar

Upcoming September – December Classes

Tá nuacht againn faoi ranganna don téarma nua! Evening classes will now take place on Mondays and Wednesdays until Christmas. Our 8-week Introductory course begins Monday, Sept 12 – Oct 31st (8 weeks). The Intermediate Méan Rang will run Wednesday, Sept 14 – Oct 19 (6 classes), followed by another term Nov 2 – Dec 14. Students can now avail of a special rate if they sign up for both Meán Rang courses. All classes will run 7:00 – 8:20pm in Friendship Heights. More details to follow on our website soon!

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