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Reference and Learning Resources

Focloir.ie: New English-Irish Dictionary

Irish Dictionary Online

Téarma.ie: a terminology database: Useful as a dictionary for vocabulary relating to work, science, education etc. Formerly called Focal.ie.

Teanglann.ie Leabharlann Teanga agus Foclóireachta/ Dictionary and Language Library. This includes searchable dictionaries, grammar and pronunciation databases.

Irish-English Dictionary /Patrick S. Dinneen M. A. Searchable by Irish and also English words. Dinneen's Dictionary, digitally scanned and searchable, is in the Gaelic type.

Gramadach na Gaeilge: An Caighdeán Oifigiúil: Caighdeán Athbhreithnithe: 2012 revised edition of the official standard Irish grammar, produced by Rannóg an Aistriúcháin, the translation section of the Irish Government. The text is in Irish.

Duolingo: A popular free web-based language learning platform.

About the Language

The Irish Language: An introduction on the website of Foras na Gaeilge

Library Guide: Irish Language Research Guide University of Notre Dame.

Organizations

Conradh na Gaeilge

Foras na Gaeilge: The official body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the whole island of Ireland.

Gaelport.com: Príomhshuíomh Eolais na Gaeilge (Main site for information on the Irish language). Comhdháil Náisiúnta na Gaeilge.

Daltaí na Gaeilge: Association in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania region.

Online Texts

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: The Free Digital Humanities Resource for Irish History, Literature and Politics. This includes texts in Old Irish and Classical Irish as well as Modern Irish, English, Latin and French.


Online Archive of Modern Irish Texts. An archive of digitized texts in Modern Irish, including literature, history, poetry, folklore and religious works written from 1600 to 1882, and publications of Conradh na Gaeilge (The Gaelic League) from 1882 to 1926.

Serials

Beo: Monthly online magazine. The last issue was in September, 2014. The website retains a keyword-searchable archive of articles.

Comhar: Website of Comhar, a monthly magazine covering literature, Irish language and current affairs.

Nós: Website of Nós, a cultural magazine written for a young readership.

An Gael: Irisleabhar Náisiúnta na Gaeilge "The Irish Magazine for Everyone" - Quarterly magazine written by and for an international readership.

Tuairisc: Online source of news in the Irish language.

Old Irish and Middle Irish

  • eDILThe Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language.


Databases and Digital Projects

Logainm.ie: Bunachar Logainmneacha na hEireann/ Placenames Database of Ireland.

Aistear.ie: A website for translators, editors and others writing in Irish. It includes a database of common errors and points of difficulty, help and training for translators, and will include a collection of texts on the written language.

Focail Fholaithe: A database of "hidden words" that have been collected by linguists throughout Ireland and that might not be in printed dictionaries of the twentieth century. The full name for the database is Focail Fholaithe ón bhFichiú hAois -- Bailiúcháin Neamhfhoilsithe den Ghaeilge Labhartha (Hidden words from the twentieth century -- unpublished collections of spoken Irish).
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