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Coláiste Sheosaimh

An Irish College 40 miles West of Galway City beside a calm inlet of Galway Bay. It was first established in 1960 and each year since has run very successful Irish Courses

an active
learning experience

An Coláiste accepts students from ages 11 to 18 on all of our courses. No particular course is more suited to one age group than any other.

Every effort is made to ensure that our students have a positive and active learning experience where they are fully immersed in the Irish language, through our experienced teachers, Cinnirí and Bean an Tí.

Our Summer Courses

Our summer courses offer an extremely enjoyable experience for our students that allows them to improve their fluency and help them as they go forward in their education. We provide a tried and tested mixture of interactive classes along with activities to strengthen the students’ relationship with our language.

Cúrsa Cinnireachta

The Course is suitable for past-students of the College who have achieved the Leadership Course Award on a previous course. A small number of places may be available to other past-pupils.

Cúrsa Ardteiste

An intensive higher level Gaeilge, leaving certificate course. Special emphasis on Oral Irish Exam. All aspects of Paipéar 1 & 2 covered by Leaving Cert Teachers. Open to all students.

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A day in the College