Now accepting students for our Gaeltacht Summer Course 15ú – 26ú Iúil 2019

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Welcome to Coláiste Mhichíl

Coláiste Mhichíl was established in 2017 to revive the tradition of a former Irish language summer course in the beautiful Gaeltacht area of Ballinskelligs along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Coláiste is co-educational, non-denominational and provides a two week Irish language DAY cúrsa in July for students from 10 to 18 years old.

The Coláiste will comprise of a Principal, and experienced and dedicated teachers. They are supported by qualified Cinnirí (leaders) who work with the students in the afternoon for timetabled sports and leisure activities and at night time at the Céilí. All staff are fluent Irish speakers and are qualified with the Department of Education and Science.

Course Details

Sonraí an Chúrsa
Formal classes in the morning use a variety of methodologies to teach elements of the Department of Education & Science syllabus with a focus on the Oral, Aural, Reading and Written components of an teanga Gaeilge. The principal focus of the course is on speaking the Irish language. All levels of ability are catered for on our course […]
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The Area

An Cheantar
Many of our students and their families take the opportunity to attend Coláiste Mhichíl to immerse themselves not only in the Irish language but in the local area itself. With a wide range of accommodation types available, they base themselves in Ballinskelligs to take in local attractions along the Wild Atlantic Way. Ballinskelligs is a Gaeltacht […]
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Testimonials / Teistiméireachtaí

“Tháinig feabhas nach beag ar a gcuid Gaolainne. Buaicphointí ná himeachtaí spóirt, na gearrscannáin, agus na céilithe (dar ndóigh).”
Rafik agus Naima, Cardiff, Wales

“Bhí sé an-sásta leis an gcúrsa. Bhuail sé le chairde nua. Bhain sé taitneamh as an gcúrsa.”

Conor, Kildare
“Really loved the week – benefitted very much from the course both academically and socially”
Tara, Cork
“An amazing two weeks and lots of new friends made.” “Looking forward to next year already”
Ruth, Baile ‘n Sceilg
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