Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Modern Irish Language and Literature for Non-Beginners
Academic Year
Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Mutually Exclusive
IR10620 and IR10710, GC10620, GC10720
Leaving-certificate Irish (Higher), A level or equivalent standard
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: weekly/fortnightly written assignments  20%
Semester Assessment Oral Examination:  20%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Written Exam  60%
Supplementary Assessment assignments  20%
Supplementary Assessment oral examination  20%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   written exam  60%

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this module:

1. You will be able to hold a conversation in Irish with confidence.
2. You will be able to follow simple lectures in Irish.
3. You will be able to participate in discussion through the medium of Irish.
4. You will have an extensive knowledge of grammar.
5. You will be able to distinguish features of the major dialect groupings.
6. You will have read several selections of contemporary prose and poetry.
7. You will be able to discuss the literary and social contexts of the selected texts.
8. You will be able to write short compositions in simple, correct Irish.

Brief description

This course is aimed at those who wish to consolidate their existing knowledge of Irish, partly through the study of literary texts and partly through linguistic exercises.


This module is at CQFW Level 4