The KCIC is thrilled to partner with Gaelchultúr and the Fulbright Commission of Ireland for our first ever 3 level language weekend! There is no better way to to kick start or improve your Irish language skills than to spend a full weekend immersed in speaking, and listening to, the language. We will divide participants into Beginner, Improver and Intermediate levels.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot for the weekend.
- $180 for Non-KCIC Members for all sessions – includes tuition and light refreshments
- $150 for KCIC Members for all sessions – includes tuition and light refreshments
Tickets may be purchased below.
Friday, March 24
7:30pm – 10pm
Saturday, March 25
10am – 4pm
Sunday, March 26
10am – 4pm
A full itinerary of the weekend is pending. Please check back soon.
Éamonn Ó Dónaill is originally from the Donegal Gaeltacht of Gaoth Dobhair. He spent six years (1996-2002) working as Director of the Department of Modern Irish’s Language Centre, UCD, and subsequently worked as a language consultant. Éamonn was editor of the online magazine Beo! from its establishment in 2001 until September 2007. He was also a director of Sult Ltd, the company which ran an Irish language club, Sult, in Dublin city centre between 1999 and 2007. Éamonn was on the founding committee of Raidió na Life, the Dublin-based Irish language community station which was established in 1992, and he spent several years broadcasting with the station on a voluntary basis. He has been language co-ordinator of two television series aimed at learners: Turas Teanga, which was broadcast by RTÉ in 2004, and Now You’re Talking, which was shown on BBC and RTÉ in 1995. He also wrote the books which accompanied those two series. Éamonn’s latest books are Gaeilge gan Stró! – Beginners Level (2010), Gaeilge gan Stró! – Lower Intermediate Level (2009) and Gramadach gan Stró! (2008/2011) (www.siopa.ie). In 2010, Gaelchultúr published QuickGuide Irish Grammar, a glance card which Éamonn wrote with his colleague Helen Hegarty. Éamonn has been Gaelchultúr’s Director of Education since 2005.