Coláiste Lurgan is an Independent Irish language summer school without any affiliation to other organisations or groups.


  • Course Dates & Fees 2015

    - Cúrsa A: Domh. 31/5/2015 go Luan 22/6/2015 €850 1st & 2nd Years only

    - Cúrsa B: Máirt. 23/6/2015 go Céad. 15/7/2015 €850 – all school year

    - Cúrsa C: Déard. 16/7/2015 go Aoine 7/8/2015 €850 – all school year

    - Cúrsa D: Sath. 8/8/2015 go Domh. 23/8/2015 €680 – 4th 5th years only

    Fees are once again €850 for 22 day course ( Cúrsa A,B,C) and €680 for 15 day course (Cúrsa D). Students can avail of an optional return bus travel (from Baile Átha Cliath, Cill Bheagáin, Portlaoise, Áth Luain) at an extra cost of €50.

    Late Enrolment Process

    Download application forms below for Cúrsaí B / C and D

    A limited number of places have become available as some preregistered applicants have either cancelled or withdrawn.

    The syllabus for morning classes is undergoing fundamental changes as we integrate OIDE, our language learning platform into our morning sessions.
    OIDE will have a central role in introducing, explaining, facilitating high level interaction with native speaker audio based learning materials.
    OIDE employs a radical approach to help master spoken Gaeilge and is very much directed at practical application. It clarifies learning objectives while allowing learners to practice aloud the sounds, pronunciations, intonations and speech rhythms of everyday conversational Gaeilge.
    There isn’t any need for note taking as all the materials are available online.
    OIDE however, does require high level participation and interaction.
    Students will be required, as part of the morning session, to log into their OIDE accounts and complete self-recording tasks along with interactive exercises based on the materials covered during classes.
    Their recorded work will be assessed with scores and feedback being displayed on FORAS.

    The 2015 version of OIDE will be in the AppStore & PlayStore by mid May 2015.
    Coordinating and integrating OIDE & FORÁS signups has been challenging and has been a learning process for us.
    Late applicants need to include an OIDE email address which is unique to OIDE.

    Forward €250 deposit along with form to Coláiste Lurgan, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe

    Cúrsa B Form      Cúrsa C Form      Cúrsa D Form     

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    The emphasis in OIDE is very much on the sounds, rhythms and structures of everyday conversational Gaeilge with the aim of getting learners chatting as Gaeilge from the very beginning.

    OIDE is our on-line Irish Language Lab where you can get accustomed to hearing your own voice speaking Gaeilge as you mimic native speaker audio. OIDE also incorporates a number of audio based interactive tasks that reinforce the learning targets of each lesson.

    Finally you are challenged anticipate and record their own responses to set questions on each lesson. OIDE is available from the App Store / Play Store and can also be installed on PCs and Macs. All of the different versions are run of a central database which updates learners recordings regardless which device they use.

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  • Cinnirí 2015

    Teastaíonn cinnirí maithe uainn ar daoine deasa, cairdiúla iad le spéis mhór sa nGaeilge.

    Caithfidh go mbeidh an Teastas Sóisireach déanta faoi 2014 nó roimhe sin agat.

    Ní mhór go mbeadh Gaeilge mhaith agat agus nach bhfuil fuacht nó faitíos ort í a labhairt amach.

    Beidh doiciméad ar “An Ghaeilge I Mo Shaol” le reiteach agat chomh maith le agallamh Skype a dhéanamh.

    Ní gá gur iarrscoláire de chuid Coláiste Lurgan thú.

    Glacfaidh muid leis na hiarratóirí is fearr a chruthaíonn iad fhéin.


  • Foras-Lurgan

    Logging into FORÁS :

    Use the email address supplied on registration (user name) and your child’s registration number (password) to login. Both of these details were confirmed in our last correspondence sent to parents. They have also been forwarded by email.

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