Useful contacts and addresses in Dublin
Telephone: 01 457 4847
Áras Chrónáin is a cultural centre with two bars. The organisation aims to promote the Irish language, education, music, dancing and Irish culture in the Clondalkin area of west Dublin.
Borrowing self-learning language tapes or CDs is available as a service from all of Dublin City Council's public libraries, and it is also possible to use the audio facilities for Irish lessons in the Central Library's Open Learning Centre. The audio equipment must be booked in advance: either in person, or by telephone. The Central Library runs a weekly Saturday morning informal conversation group from 10.30 to 12.00. Every level is welcome to these sessions and all these library facilities are free.
Club Chonradh na Gaeilge
Education & Cultural Centre with bar
6 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Telephone: 01 475 7401
Fax: 01 475 7844
Conradh na Gaeilge organizes courses and conversation clubs and also has a social club.
This is the central council for the Irish speaking community. The organization can be contacted for information on the use of Irish. They also supply the wearable symbols of the Irish speaker's level of proficiency: "An Fáinne Óir", "An Fáinne Airgid" and the "Cúpla Focal" badges.
This organization helps establish and develop Naíonraí (Irish Language Pre-schools). Information and advice is available for those interested in speaking Irish with young children.
19 Br. na Faiche,
Telephone: 01 288 5894
This organization offers support and advice to parents on raising their children in Irish. Family activities and social events are also organized.
Cumann na bhFiann
4 Clifton Tce,
Telephone: 01 280 8091
This organization runs weekly youth clubs in Dublin.
46 Kildare Street,
Telephone: 01 670 6087
Dáil Bia is an Irish language restaurant that is open Mon.-Fri 7.30am - 7pm; Sat. 9.30am - 5pm.
Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands
43-49 Br. Mespil,
Baile Átha Cliath 4.
Telephone: 01 647 3000
This is the Government department with responsibility for the Irish language.
Foras na Gaeilge
7 Merrion Square,
Telephone: 1850 325 325 /01-639 8400
Foras na Gaeilge is the new body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the whole island of Ireland.
Telephone: 01 604 5041 / 1890 661010
Gaeleagras organise Irish classes and week-long scholarships to the Gaeltacht for Public Servants.
35 Dame Street
Telephone: 01-675 1200
Gael Linn organises intensive Irish courses.
This organisation helps parents find Gaelscoils for their children. It also assists services to these schools.
Ionad Buail Isteach
43 East Essex St., Temple Bar,
Telephone: 087 666 2903
This is a book shop with a cafe. Conversation circles are Friday from 1-2pm.
The Castle Inn (Upstairs)
Tel: 086 401 5318/086 407 3284
This is an Irish language and music club with a difference as traditional music from other countries is also played with invited special guests. The club is held every second Thursday from 8.30pm.
3 Dawson St., Dublin 2.
Telephone: 01 474 1050
This is an Irish language café & education centre.
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