Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Introduction to Old Irish Language and Literature
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 22 Hours.


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Asesiad Parhaus: weekly/fortnightly assessments  25%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   75%
Supplementary Assessment written exam  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

You will be able to translate simple sentences from Old Irish.

You will be able to read elementary literary texts, and understand their place in the history of Irish literature.

You will have mastered some fo the basic elements of the Old Irish language.

Brief description

Introduction to the main features of Old Irish (c 7th - 10th centuries) with study of some representative and interesting texts. Students will be expected to prepare material on a weekly basis.


This module is at CQFW Level 4