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Course Details :

  • Full Board accommodation with Bean an Tí

  • All classes take place on Coláiste Gharumna’s Campus

  • All services in the Coláiste are free of charge during the duration of the course including free wifi.

  • Sample of past exam papers in SCG/OCG will be provided with answers and explanations.

  • Sample essays will be provided on current topics.

  • All course material and advice will be given on all aspects of SCG/OCG

  • Sample letters will be provided for OCG exam.

  • Recording of question and answers for OCG students.

· Students will be given sample Oral Exam recordings to assist them with pronunciation and to practice speaking the Irish Language.

· Extra classes will be provided after 6pm for those who wish to avail of extra tuition.

· Advise on project for SCG candidates.

· Sample questions and answers for interview for teaching posts will be available to all teachers attending our Gaeltacht course.

· Sample essays and phrases will be provided for SCG exam.

· There will be sample answers for Prose and Poetry for SCG students.

· Advice given on translation from English to Irish

SCG/OCG Online Gaeltacht Courses 2021

In accordance with public health advice and following government guidelines it has been decided during recent consultations,between the Department of Education, Roinn na Gaeltachta and the Teaching Council of Ireland that the 2021 SCG/OCG Gaeltacht courses are to be transferred online. Therefore SCG/OCG students can complete their Gaeltacht requirement in an online learning environment.

SCG/OCG Gaeltacht Courses 2021

Online Gaeltacht Course for the SCG/OCG exam and Teachers who have completed the SCG/OCG

Summer 2021 Dates:

05/07/21 -10/07/21 

12/07/21 -17/07/21

09/08/21 -  14/08/21

         The classes cover:

  • Oral Irish (Scrúdú Cainte) SCG/OCG

  • Grammer (Gramadach) SCG/OCG

  • Translations (Aistriucháin) SCG/OCG

  • Writing (Scríobhneoireacht)

  • Essay (Aiste) SCG

  • Letter (Litir) OCG

  • Teaching of Irish (Múineadh na Gaeilge) SCG

  • Comprehension (Léamhthuiscint) SCG/OCG

  • School Visits (Cuairteanna Scoile)

  • Online course material will also cover Prose and Poetry for SCG students. 

  • Further information on the SCG/OCG courses can be found at

Course Fee €280