Seize the opportunity to experience university life with UCD’s Summer School for secondary school students entering 6th Year or (Year 13 A-Level) in September 2022.


Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore / Gaeilge, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus an Bhéaloidis UCD

Friday June 10th, 9.30am-3.30pm (Irish Standard Time)

Fáilte! At this session we will take you on a whistle stop tour of Scoil na Gaeilge, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus an Bhéaloidis UCD, for a taste of our four  subjects, Celtic Civilisation, Irish Folklore and Ethnology, Nua-Ghaeilge, Irish Studies.

What happens on the day?

During the UCD Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore Summer School, you will attend sample lectures from leading experts connected with the programmes, participate in interactive workshops, take a campus tours while also receiving information on the wide ranging career opportunities available to graduates.

Who can register?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2022.

What does it cost?

The UCD Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore Summer School costs €35 and includes a sandwich lunch and tea/coffee. A reduced rate of €15 is available for applicants whose families are in receipt of job-seekers or disability payments. If you wish to avail of this discount rate please email susan.mcalinden@ucd.ie for a discount code before booking your course.


Enquiries in relation to the UCD Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore Summer School can be made to Emer Beesley at emer.beesley@ucd.ie.

Where will the UCD Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore Summer School take place?

The UCD Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore Summer School will take place in the UCD Newman  building. The building is number 41 on the UCD Map

Time Activity
9.30–10.30am Welcome & Overview of the day
10.30-11.30am Lecture: Teanga, Litríocht & Cultúr na Gaeilge
11.30-12.00pm Caife & Comhrá: Cuairt ar an Teanglann
12.00-12.30pm Lecture: Ireland Uncovered: An intro into Irish Studies
12.30-1.30pm Lunch
1.30-2.30pm Tour of the UNESCO National Folklore Collection
Lecture: Custom, Tradition and Legend: An intro into Irish Folklore
2.30-3.30pm Lecture: Who are the Celts? An introduction into Celtic languages and History
3.30pm Closing and Campus Tour (by Student Ambassadors)

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