Members of the Department
|HOD:||Bean Sayers/ Ms Sayers|
|Teachers:||An Máistir ó hAodha / Mr Hughes
Bean Marlow/Mrs Marlow
Welcome to the Irish Department
In Roinn na Gaeilge we enjoy teaching our pupils to understand and speak Irish while emphasising maximum use of the target language in a stimulating learning environment. We encourage pupils to go on trips to the Gaeltacht in the Summer and at Easter so that they can have fun and enjoy speaking Irish with other young people from all around the country. As well as the social and interpersonal benefits these courses afford the pupils the opportunity to develop their fluency through bringing to life the language learnt in the classroom.
We promote a positive learning environment in Roinn na Gaeilge and we afford pupils a wide range of opportunities to enhance learning and achieve success. We have developed a strong culture of praise in the department where effort, progress and achievement are recognised, rewarded and celebrated.
Aims of the Irish Department
“Irish is rooted in our heritage, it belongs to us and gives us a sense of belonging. In our department, seeds of “Gaeilge” are sewn, nurtured and grown; we help students cultivate and appreciate their Irishness.”
Key Stage 3
All students in Key Stage 3 study Irish every week:
Bliain 8 – 2 periods
Bliain 9 – 4 periods
Bliain 10 – 2 periods
In their first three years of learning Irish at Loreto Grammar School our pupils cover a wide range of topics
|Toipicí / Topics|
|Bliain 8 / Year 8||Bliain 9 / Year 9||Bliain 10 / year 10|
Classroom Language and Myself
Culture and Festivals
The Classroom / Orders
Food/Meals and shopping for Food
Culture and Festivals
Travel and Holidays
Daily Routine and Careers
Basic GCSE Practice
GLA Entrance Assessment Results
Results have been posted to arrive on Saturday 4th February 2023
If any Parent / Guardian of a P7 pupil who sat the GLA Entrance Assessment in Loreto Grammar School has not received results in the post, you may call the school office between 12noon and 1p.m. on Saturday 4th February.
This session is only to facilitate issue of results which have not been delivered.