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One to One Irish Grinds 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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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 an experienced well-qualifed teacher [BA, H Dip in Ed, Séala]
  • Oral Irish preparation for Hibernia and Third-level courses.
Local 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 work.
  • The tutor is an experienced teacher and examiner.
  • Phone or text 087-2340678 for information on the fees for these local grinds.
Lessons are for ...
  • Post-Primary Students in the junior secondary classes needing help with conversation, vocabulary, written compositions, grammar and syntax. Some optional written homework will be set and corrected in addition to the one-to-one practice period.
  • Post-Primary Students who feel they are not doing as well as they did in primary school and need some remedial help.
  • Post-Primary Students now in 5th Year have more than a full year to study Irish and practise for the oral Irish exam in 2016.
  • Post-Primary Students now in 6 th Year have nine months to prepare for the aural and written tests. We offer tuition in essays, prose and poetry as well as practice in aural tests.
  • Adult students learning Irish on their own can avail of occasional one-off lessons whenever they wish.
  • 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 a lesson in Irish from an experienced teacher in the comfort of your own home.
  • You do not need a camera. A microphone and e-mail are enough.
  • Texts and study notes are sent via e-mail before the lessons.
  • Students' written compositions are corrected using MS Word Track Changes. Where errors of a partiicular 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 will 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 immediately send you a receipt and an e-mail offering you a date and time for your lesson. If you have given a phone number we'll contact you to make the arrangements.

  • Alternatively phone or text 087-9475437 to arrange a convenient time for your lesson. If you prefer you can pay by credit-card over the phone.
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 short passage of Irish would be appropriate the tutor will 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. If you need other material corrected please ask for a quotation.


Additional resources free:
  • Students enrolling for online tuition are given access to much of the other material on the Studybase website including the Sample Texts for the oral Irish Pictorial Topics in the Leaving Cert, the Sample Essays, and the 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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