Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Introduction to Old Irish Language and Literature 2
Academic Year
Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Other Staff

Course Delivery

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


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment ASSESSMENTS/TESTS  10 fortnightly assessments/tests  25%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   WRITTEN EXAM  75%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   WRITTEN EXAM  100%

Learning Outcomes

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

translate simple sentences from Old Irish.

read elementary literary texts, and understand their place in the history of Irish Literature.

demonstrate an understanding of some of the basic elements of the Old Irish Language.

Brief description

Introduction to features of Old Irish (c.7th-10th centuries) not covered in IR11510, with study of some representative and interesting texts. Students will be expected to prepare material on a weekly basis.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Communication written communication
Problem solving Grammatical analysis
Research skills use of reference materials


This module is at CQFW Level 4