About us

Established in 2004, Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr is the largest provider of Irish language courses in the world and the first third level Irish language institution.

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— Number of learners
50000 +

In the past ten years, 50,000+ learners have completed an Irish course with us.

— Global Community
30 +

People are learning Irish with us in over 30 countries around the world.

— Organisations and Companies
94

94 organisations and companies have completed an Irish course with us over the past year.

— Recommend
91 %

91% of learners this year said that they would recommend our Irish courses to their family and friends.


Irish language courses and resources

Established in 2004, Gaelchultúr is the largest provider of Irish language courses worldwide and the first third level Irish language institution. Gaelchultúr is located in Dublin but services the needs of Irish language learners around the world.

Gaelchultúr provides Irish language courses and learning resources of the highest quality, aimed at those with an interest in Irish worldwide. Our goal is to provide first-class services that will inspire both learners and fluent speakers of Irish to improve their knowledge of the language. Gaelchultúr offers courses throughout the world, taught by our network of talented teachers, and our e-learning website, ranganna.com, gives learners all over the world the opportunity to learn at their own pace.


Our team

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Chief Executive Officer

Darren Ó Rodaigh

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Deputy Director of Education

Eimear Ní Chinnéide

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Sales and Marketing Manager

Ellen Curtin

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Operations Manager

Pádraig Mac Congáil

Senior Project Executive

Sharon Howe

Head of Course Development

Niamh Nic Leoid

Digital Marketing Executive

Helen de Búrca

Administrative Assistant

Jody Buckley-Coogan

Administrative Assistant

Dominica Williams

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Chair, Postgraduate Degree in Translation

Éamonn Ó Dónaill

The Academic Council

Carmel Nic Eoin, Dónall Ó Baoill agus Seosamh Ó Murchú

Organisations that avail of our services