Third Level Education in Ireland

Advanced Irish Language Skills Initiative

The objective of the Advanced Irish Language Skills Initiative is to ensure the availability of qualified persons with Irish language skills to meet recruitment needs in Ireland and the EU. Under this scheme the Department provides funding for a range of specialised third level Irish language courses in areas such as translation, interpretation and law.

List of courses in operation in 2015/2016

University College Dublin

  • MA /Dioplóma Iarchéime: Scríobh agus Cumarsáid na Gaeilge

University College Cork

  • BCL (Dlí agus Gaeilge)

National University of Ireland, Galway and Letterkenny Institute of Technology

  • MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime (Léann Teanga)
  • Dianchúrsa i gCruinneas sa Ghaeilge Scríofa agus Scileanna Aistriúcháin
  • MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime (Ateangaireacht Chomhdhála)

National University of Ireland Maynooth

  • MA/ Dioplóma Iarchéime (ar líne) san Aistriúchán agus san Eagarthóireacht

Dublin City University

  • MA i Staidéar an Aistriúcháin

Dublin Institute of Technology

  • MA sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach/Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach

Gaelchultúr / Coláiste na hÉireann

  • Dioplóma Iarchéime san Aistriúchán

The Honourable Society of King’s Inns

  • An tArd-Dioplóma sa Dlítheangeolaíocht agus san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil
  • An tArd-Dioplóma sa Dlí-Chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge
  • An tArd-Dioplóma san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil



Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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