Irish Language | Speaking Irish

Learn Irish

Go raibh maith agat!
(Thank you!)

The Irish language

Irish Gaelic is spoken by about 300,000 people in Ireland. Of those, roughly 75,000 have Irish Gaelic as a first language. If you want to learn the Irish language, our learn Irish software will have you speaking in a very short time.

Irish course


How to speak Irish

The world's top Irish language learning CD-ROM for beginners, used every day by people all over the globe. It’s appropriate for tourists, business people, students and families. Anyone over 16 years of age will find the software useful for sharpening listening, comprehension and verbal language skills. The software is such that users have fun while they learn. If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, the software can be installed via a USB stick. The course uses standard Irish with voices from Connamara, Kerry and Cork.

Included in the course

  • 1 CD Rom with software to learn Irish


Key Features

  • Fun to use
  • Learn Irish grammar and vocabulary
  • Voice recognition to improve your Irish accent
  • Irish talking dictionary
  • The Irish language lessons can be printed
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Runs on Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP

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Learn Irish Vocabulary

There are 20 levels of Irish Grammar exercises and 20 levels of Irish Vocabulary exercises. The Irish dictionary can be accessed from within each lesson to find the translation of words. Listen to Irish sentences in high fidelity quality. The AutoLearn feature advances you from the basics up through the levels automatically.


Learn Irish Grammar

Learn Irish Grammar

Irish grammar demystified! You'll learn how to use Irish verbs, form useful Irish expressions and master the principal Irish sentence structures.


Easy to use interface

Easy to use interface

The main screen allows you to access the different sections of the software with a single click. Designed to be used without having to refer to an instruction manual.



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Learn Irish Pronunciation

First you will see the Irish word written and hear it spoken. After this, you will see the sound in graphic form on the screen and then it's your turn to speak! Your voice will then be compared using voice anaylsis technology and you'll see just how authentic your Irish accent is.

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Free Irish lesson

Irish Grammar point
The English indefinite article a does not exist in Irish. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.

Examples
  • fear
    a man
  • bord
    a table
  • leabhar
    a book
  • teach
    a house
  • seachtain
    a week

Reviews for Speak! Irish

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TeachMe! Irish
I would just like to say not only is your product wonderful but your helpful service is fast and friendly. I will tell all my friends who plan to learn a second language about LinguaShop.
Published on Oct. 3, 2009 by Vincent from Philadelphia, USA
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Very Efficient Service
Just getting in touch to say many thanks for your very efficient service. I ordered a TeachMe! Irish for my husband on Sunday, which I did not expect to get here until at least the end of the week, especially as Monday was a bank holiday over here. Amazingly it arrived this morning,(Wednesday), which is actually his birthday, so couldn't have been more perfect timing!
Published on May 4, 2009 by Alison from Somerset, England
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Makes learning fun
The software is very enjoyable to use, makes learning the language fun. The software support I've received has been fantastic. The response was quick and friendly. Once I've mastered Irish, I'd definitely choose another package from Linguashop....
Published on March 25, 2009 by ****
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Learning with a friend...
Teach Me! Irish has a lot going for it. You get to learn vocabulary and hear it spoken which is a great help considering the intricacies of Irish spelling! You can speak Irish words and the program gives an indication of how well you pronounce them, which is very good indeed for the confidence. There are sections on grammar which aren’t too difficult.
Published on Nov 1, 2011 by Vic from Manchester, England

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Popular Reasons why people learn Irish

Impress people
If you've just met someone who speaks Irish, you can make a good impression on him or her by learning Irish. Knowing Irish will certainly make you stand out in a crowd.
Meet new people
Many people who have learned Irish have met their husband or wife because of it. Learning Irish will increase the number of people in your community whom you can meet.
Travel
Learning Irish provides you with an insight into the way of life of Irish speaking communities. With a little Irish, you won't have to be the silly tourist with a phrasebook in hand.
College / University
Proficiency in Irish will improve your chances of being accepted to university. Being able to show to a university admissions clerk that you have studied Irish could add weight to your application.
Make a difference
Every new learner makes the outlook for Irish brighter. Set an example for others by showing how it is indeed possible to learn Irish later in life.

Free Irish Course

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Basic words and phrases in Irish

See you later
Feicfidh mé níos déanaí thú
You're welcome
Tá fáilte romhat
Hello!
Dia dhuit
Good luck
Go n-éirí leat
Thank you very much
Go raibh míle maith agat
Thank you
Go raibh maith agat
Good-bye
Slán leat
Welcome !
Fáilte !
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About Irish

Irish Gaelic is spoken by about 300,000 people in Ireland. Of those, roughly 75,000 have Irish Gaelic as a first language. Irish Gaelic is a celtic language related to Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Cornish and Breton.

Irish words and phrases

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