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Lisa Saladin

Lisa Saladin

Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 301-0361lisamsaladin@gmail.com

Non-Credit available.

Contact the Teacher for more information.

Friends of Irish Studies, Idaho

Friends of Irish Studies, Idaho

Contact: GarthPocatello, ID
idahoirishstudies@gmail.com;

Online classes available.

The Irish classes consist of two (optional) immersion weekends and 10 weeks of online classes, meeting once a week for 2 hours. Classes are taught by Fulbright and PhD students from Ireland, so it is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the Irish language and culture.

Non-Credit available.

Contact the School for more information.

University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

1115 North RobertsHelena, MT 59601
(406) 444-6800

Beginner’s Irish class. The cost is $150 and all instructional materials are supplied.

Credit available.

Contact the School for more information.

University of Montana – Missoula

University of Montana

Dr. Traolach O’Riordain
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 544-0311
toriordain@hotmail.com
Irish Language Blended Courses
Ten-Week Courses – Fall 2023

We’re offering three levels:
Beginning Irish 1: 20 September – 22 November
Intermediate Irish 1: 19 September – 21 November
Advanced Irish 1: 18 September – 19 November

Beginning Irish 1 focuses on mastering the phonemes of the language and on learning basic conversation.

Intermediate Irish 1 focuses on the verbs, past, present and future tenses.

Advanced Irish 1 focuses on the verbs in the subjunctive and past subjunctive moods, the habitual past tense, and the imperative mood. Conversation based on prescribed text forms the greater part of the zoom class.

Instructor: Traolach Ó Ríordáin

Meeting times:
Beginning Irish 1: Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 MT
Intermediate Irish 1: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 MT
Advanced Irish 1: Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00 MT

Costs: The cost of the tuition is $299, or $279 for members of the Friends of Irish Studies.

Accreditation: Montana Office of Public Instruction credit is available for no additional charge.

Registration: You may register and pay online by going to Friends of Irish Studies in the West

Contacttoriordain@hotmail.com or friendsofirishstudies@gmail.com

 

The University of Montana currently offers five courses of instruction on campus as well as evening community classes in Missoula and Helena; Irish language immersion days in Butte, Bozeman, Great Falls and Helena; and a week-long immersion program every July in Butte. There are also conversation groups meeting three evenings a week in Missoula and groups meeting once a week in Helena and Butte. There are three instructors from Ireland teaching the courses in the fall with another two teachers joining in the spring to facilitate progress in conversational Irish. Information about classes is available at www.cas.umt.edu/irishstudies and at www.irishmontana.com.

Portland Community College

Portland Community College

Brian Ó hAirtPortland, OR 97217
(971) 722-6266Brian.hart3@pcc.edu

Non-Credit available.

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Aidan Maher

Aidan Maher

13203 125th Ave NEKirkland, WA 98034
(425) 223-1869usacademy@gmail.com

Our annual Beginners Irish Conversation classes will commence September 10 to November 13, on ten Friday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The classroom is located on Mercer Island (just off I-90).
The book we are using is Colloquial Irish.
The course fee is $299.00.

There is a saying in Irish: Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam (A country without a language is a country without a soul). Language is central to culture and by learning the Irish language you will derive valuable insight into all aspects of Irish culture.

Non-Credit available.

Contact the Teacher for more information.

Evergreen State College

Evergreen State College

Seán WilliamsCom 301Olympia, WA 98505
(360) 867-6623williams@evergreen.edu

4-credit class each summer (“The Irish Language, Spoken and Sung”). Every 3rd year, a year-long program in Irish Studies (48 credits), culminating in a spring visit to the Donegal Gaeltacht for intensive language and cultural studies.

Credit available.

Contact the Teacher for more information.

Seattle Gaeilge

Seattle Gaeilge

Caera Aislingeach701 E Pike StSeattle, WA 98208
(206) 495-8193caerasinger@gmail.com

Level 1 (total beginners’ class): Wednesdays 6:30pm – 7:30pm.
Level 2 (6 months – 1 year): Wednesdays 7:30pm – 8:30pm.

Contact via phone, text, or email for more information.

Non-Credit available.

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Janet Partlow

Janet Partlow

Irish/Gaelic Study GroupOlympia, WA 98501
(360) 352-7902olyirish333@gmail.com

Starting in January 2016, this is a regular Irish language study group, with a special focus on beginners. This study group is free. Contact the teacher for details about dates, location, etc.

Non-Credit available.

Contact the Teacher for more information.