STUDYBASE Áiseanna Oideachais

Irish Language Tuition via Skype

StudyBase, Geata Léim an Bhradáin,
Léim an Bhradáin, Co Chill Dara, Éire
Fón 00 353 1 6104442

Dalta Ardteistiméarachta ag éisteacht le hoide idirlín.


Read the sample essays.
Get help writing your
own essays. Send them to your tutor. Have them corrected at no extra cost and learn from the corrections.

Get a comprehensive appreciation and commentary on the
poems and prose in the
Leaving Cert Exams.
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Personal Tuition in Irish via Skype
  • Leaving and Junior Cert Exam Preparation
  • Lessons in Aural, Oral, and Written work, Prose and Poetry.
  • Live one-to-one tuition via Skype by experienced well-qualifed secondary teachers.
  • Third Level Courses and Oral Irish Exam Preparation.
Offline: Grinds in Irish in Leixlip, Co Kildare
We are currently offering tuition in Irish in Leixlip, Co Kildare convenient to the M4 interchange. for
  • Leaving and Junior Cert: spoken Irish (an bhéaltriail), listening comprehension (cluastuiscint); reading comprehension (léamhthuiscint); essay and story writing; commentaries, questions, and answers on the Leaving Cert picture topics, and the Leaving Cert prose and poetry.
  • and 3rd level oral practice.
  • The tutor is an experienced teacher and examiner.
  • Phone or text 087-2340678 for information.
Lessons are for ...
  • Post-Primary Students in the junior secondary classes get help with conversation, vocabulary, and written compositions -- essays, stories, and speeches for debates. Some optional written homework is set and corrected. Tutors try to make the lessons enjoyable and use encouragement as much as possible.
  • Post-Primary Students in 5th or 6 th Year can get help preparing for the Leaving Cert exam. We supply commentaries on the Pictures set for the oral exam and offer sample essays with a view to supplementing your own ideas on topics of current interest and enriching your vocabulary. We also offer tuition in the prose and poetry as well as practice in aural tests.
  • Adult students learning Irish on their own in Ireland or abroad can avail of occasional lessons from Studybase if required.
  • Tutors try to make the lessons enjoyable and use encouragement as much as possible.
  • Contact us now for info gaeilge [at] or text 0879475437
  • Skype is an online facility that enables you to conduct conversations free of telephone charges from your computer.
  • Thanks to Skype you can now take lessons in Irish from an experienced teacher in the comfort of your own home.
  • You do not need a camera. A microphone to connect with the Skype programme and e-mail are enough.
  • Texts and study notes are published on the site or sent via e-mail before the lessons.
  • Students' written compositions are corrected. Where errors of a particular kind need correction the student will be guided through the corresponding lessons and exercises in the grammar courses during the next one-to-one meeting.
  • Lessons are 'tailored' to your particular needs. If you are preparing for an exam that can be the focus.
How to enrol:
  • Fill out the [ form ] and pay the fee of €30.00 for a one hour-long session to be held at a time to be arranged to suit you and the teacher.

  • Click here to go directly to the fee payment page [ Pay the fee ]

  • We'll send you a receipt and an e-mail offering you a date and time for your lesson. If you give a mobile phone number we can text you to make arrangements that will suit you.

  • Alternatively phone or text 087-9475437.
Content of lesson:
  • The content of the lesson will depend on your knowledge of Irish and your immediate objectives, exam preparation for example.

  • Where study of a particular passage in Irish would be appropriate the tutor will give you details of where it is published online or send you a copy of the text as an e-mail attachment before the commencement of the lesson .

  • Audio recordings can also be supplied if required.

  • In addition to the one-to-one tuition periods access will be given to many of the lessons and exercises on without additional charge and reference will be made to particular grammar points explained there if appropriate.

  • Written assignments set by your tutor will be corrected and returned before the next lesson.


Resources supplied free:
  • Students enrolling for online tuition are given free access to much of the other material on the Studybase website including
    • the Sample Texts for the oral Irish Pictorial Topics in the L.C.
    • the Sample Essays,
    • notes and appreciations of the set poems and prose passages and
    • Grammar lessons and Exercises.

  • Phone or text 087-9475437 to arrange a convenient time for your lesson.

Oide Idirlín
is a well-qualified experienced secondary teacher specialising in the Irish-language and an accredited translator to and from Irish.
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