Irish 101

Top Resources for Learning Irish

Learn Irish with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Irish.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Irish with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Irish language

Free Courses

Duolingo - Interactive Irish course with mobile app

Amazon - Irish language learning materials
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Irish course based on the Pimseleur method

Phrases

Wikivoyage - Irish travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Google Translate - Translate to and from Irish
Irish Grammar Database - English–Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe)
Teanglann.ie - Irish-English Dictionary (Ó Dónaill)

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Irish words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Irish grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Irish vocabulary
Verbix - Irish verb conjugation tool
Teanglann.ie - Irish Grammar Database
Irish Grammar Database - English–Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe)

Video

TED - Watch TED talks with Irish subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Irish

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Irish language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/gaeilge subreddit for learning Gaeilge

Books

Project Gutenberg - Download or read Irish language books online for free
Wikivoyage - Irish travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Duolingo - Interactive Irish course with mobile app
Teanglann.ie - Irish Pronunciation Database
Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge - Compare three dialects of Irish

Articles and Opinion

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