Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Old Irish (Language + Literature) 1+2
Academic Year
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Irish Level 1
External Examiners
  • Dr Micheal O'Flaithearta (Lecturer - University of Utrecht)
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Seminar 22 x 1 Hour Seminars


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Essay: Essay/exercises  25%
Semester Assessment exercises  25%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   75%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Supplementary exam  75%

Learning Outcomes

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

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

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

You will be able to show that you have mastered basic elements of the Old Irish language.

Brief description

Linguistic study of interesting set texts in their historical and cultural context.


This module is at CQFW Level 5