Irish language scholarships available for learners

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PEOPLE who have not had the opportunity to study Irish while at school, or lack the means of attending courses, can now apply for a scholarship to learn the language at two locations in south and east Donegal.

The Irish language and cultural organisation, Oideas Gael, has just announced scholarship opportunities for adult learners on  courses in both Gleann Cholm Cille and  (Glenfin).

Courses are held weekly from now till the end of August at all levels, from absolute beginner to fuller fluency.


Persons seeking scholarships are required to register immediately with the LÍOFA 2015 Scheme, which can be done simply by going on-line to

Priority in the selection process will be accorded to those who have not previously had the opportunity to study Irish while at school, or lack the means of attending courses without scholarship assistance.

Applications are invited by telephoning Oideas Gael at 074 97 30248 or by contacting the office via e-mail at
Oideas Gael wishes to thank Foras na Gaeilge for scholarship funding.

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