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Learn to speak Irish effectively

My People/Muintir na háite

My life with the Irish Language

Fáilte! My name is Paraic Donoghue and I was born and raised in the Connemara Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking/Native speakers) on the West Coast of Ireland.The language was passed down from generation to generation with little change.

“Paraic is insightful, passionate, energetic and highly articulate about the Irish language “

Is í an Ghaeilge priomh teanga labhartha sa gceantar a rugadh mé. My first language is Irish Gaelic and I am deeply rooted in the traditions of the area I grew up, which is Connemara, one of the most pristine areas in Ireland.

If you’re thinking of living, travelling or moving to Ireland, learn how to become fluent in Irish. I have taught students from 51 countries with my proven system.

Are you a Beginner? On your first day I will teach you how to read and say your first words Irish.

Intermediate Student? Together, we will find the motivation you need to continually improve your Irish skills.: grammar, listening comprehension and conversation.

Advanced Student? I will work hard to bring your Irish level as high as possible. Sign-up today for online lessons. Interactive, customized & effective lessons. Helping you reach your Irish Language goals.

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Gaeilge ‘Irish’ Language Of The Gael

The Irish language “Gaeilge” is the daily spoken language by the people who live and work in the Gaeltacht regions. 
Language and landscape in the Connemara Gaeltacht reflects the accumulated wisdom of past generations.

“This is a one-of-a-kind class with a one-of-a-kind teacher. Paraic is a master of both the language and the culture and can’t help but teach both.”

I am inextricably linked to this wisdom, culture and landscape. Three Generations  of Irish speakers living together under one roof, the Irish language was alive and well. I am an unbroken chain of blood stretching right back to my ancient ancestors.

My vision is to ensure aspiring Irish speakers from all over the world can help the language take its rightful place as one of the worlds greatest languages. Practice and improve your fluency with a native speaker.

What Do I Need To Start Using Skype/Zoom?

All you need to get up and running with Skype/Zoom is access to a stable internet connection. Learn Irish on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Get a 15  minute free trial lesson with no obligation.

“Paraic uses Effective Strategies for teaching the Irish language” Take it to the next level with Skype/Zoom Irish languages lessons. Each Skype/Zoom Irish lesson lasts for 45 minutes. You will be more fluent and confident after each lesson. Lessons can be given online also (through FaceTime and Facebook messenger). My aim is to get you speaking and understanding Irish.

William Butler Yeats

“Be not inhospitable to strangers less they be angels in disguise”


Pádraig Pearse

All “The words of the bards come down the centuries to us, warm with living breath.”


Language and culture are inseparable

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