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Translation Forum
With its complex grammar rules, the Irish language ("Irish Gaelic") doesn't lend itself well to a ready-made on-line English to Gaelic translator. That's where our free human-written English to Irish Gaelic translations fill in the gap. We have 60,000 members who have contributed 700,000+ posts. Irish Gaelic to English translations for free!

Learn the Irish Language & Culture
Discover many exciting ways to learn Irish! Try free online Irish resources below, or shop our award-winning vocabulary, video immersion, and reference software. If you are learning how to speak Irish at a basic, intermediate or advanced level, we have resources for you.

Resources, Irish Language Resources
The Irish Language Resources downloadable from this.

Irish Software and Audio Language Tapes
Learn Irish! If you're interested in learning to speak Irish or simply in learning about the Irish language this is the right website. Irish vocabulary and grammar with interactive reading and writing exercises. Gain conversational and correct Irish pronunciation with the voice recognition features and native Irish speaker dialogues. It's easier than ever - begin to speak Irish with software, audio and Irish stories.

Irish Language Pimsleur Audios Immediate Download
Learn the Irish language quickly, easily and efficiently, using the Pimsleur method with these excellent Pimsleur audios for immediate download! Learning a foreign language is much easier when you also hear it. The Pimsleur method has helped millions to learn the Irish language with ease and by simply listening to these audios.

Irish
Irish also known as Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people. Irish is now spoken natively by a small minority of the Irish population – mostly in Gaeltacht areas – but also plays an important symbolic role in the life of the Irish state, and is used across the country in a variety of media, personal contexts and social situations. It enjoys constitutional status as the national and first official language of the Republic of Ireland and it is an official language of the European Union. Irish is also an officially recognised minority language in Northern Ireland.

Irish Language Lessons
The Irish language is also known as Gaelic. ( or "Gaeilge" when you're speaking Irish ) There are roughly three main dialects of Irish spoken, in the North, South and West. There are 3 Gaelic languages: Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx Gaelic ( from the Isle of Man)

Irish audio books 
Clipper Audio are delighted to introduce a collection of eight Irish Language Audiobooks. Produced in collaboration with New Island Books, these short novels come from some of Ireland’s finest authors – including Maeve Binchy, Roddy Doyle and Marian Keyes.

Irish books
Irish books

Gaelic Dictionaries Online
Gaelic Dictionaries Online

Irish Gaelic language

The history of the Irish Gaelic language begins in Central Europe in the 5th century B.C., where a new tribe was taking Europe by storm - the Celts. This tribe was a hospitable group, placing much importance on family and friends - and widely known for their strength and valor in combat, and strong sense of culture in time of peace. Winning battle after battle, the Celts eventually conquered most of modern Europe; occupying lands from the Iberian peninsula in the west, to the Scottish highlands in the north, spanning Europe to the Black Sea in the East, and touching as far south as Central Italy.

Learning Irish!
For many people, learning Irish is a way to connect with their roots. Irish has a very long written history and is a very colorful and rich language. Irish has official recognition in Ireland, although most people speak English most of the time, and is learned by many folks of Irish descent in the UK, Canada, the US, Australia and New Zealand. Also called Irish Gaelic, it is one of the few surviving Celtic languages and is closely related to Scottish Gaelic and Manx.

Irish Language Courses
Audio CD's, CD ROM, Tapes, Learn, Speak, Self-Instruction, Lessons, Dictionary,  Phrasebook.

Interactive Irish Lessons
Now you too can learn Irish !

The Digital Dialects
The Digital Dialects website features free to use interactive games for learning languages. Language sections are updated regularly and new sections are under development.

Learn Irish
This site offers you a chance to hear Irish natives speak over 400 Irish words and phrases in the main dialects of the Irish language ("Irish Gaelic"). Our aim is to give you a first taster of how things are said in the Irish language. From there, we hope that your interest in the language will culminate in you learning the language!

Daltaí na Gaeilge
Daltaí na Gaeilge was founded by Ethel Brogan in 1981; and our main purpose is to offer programs to promote and teach the Irish language. Read here about our history.

Irish Language
Here you'll find some useful resources to help you to understand the Irish Language better. Irish is an ancient language, with a limited number of speakers nowadays, but it still attract many people interested in Irish and Celtic culture.

Irish Writing systems
Irish is a Celtic language spoken in mainly Ireland (Éire). There are also Irish speakers in the UK (Ríocht Aontaithe), the USA (Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá), Canada (Ceanada) and Australia (an Astráil). According to the 1996 census, 1.43 million people in Ireland claim to have some knowledge of Irish, 353,000 of whom speak it regularly. The main concentrations of Irish speakers are in the Gaeltachtaí, which are scattered mainly along the west coast of Ireland and have a total population of 82,715, 76.3% of whom speak Irish.

Talk Irish
Talk Irish

Irish dictionary
Irish dictionary

Irish dictionary
Collaborative Irish dictionary

Welcome to acmhainn.ie, site facilities for Irish speakers.
This site contains dictionaries and terminology lists, and texts about the craft of translation, and repository of Irish texts. It is also a forum where questions and advise each other about aspects of language.

Gramadach na Gaeilge - Irish Grammar
Irish Grammar

HOW TO PRONOUNCE IRISH FOR BEGINNERS
All about Irish Pronounciation

Learning Irish
Fearghal Mag Uiginn provides you with the basics of the lrish language in a fifteen week course, previously broadcast each Wednesday evening towards the end of Blas.

The Irish Language

You might be intrested in this website as it is all about Irish Gaelic and it is well put together!


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