Irish - Early & Modern Irish

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Irish - Early & Modern Irish
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR022
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Special Entry Requirements
H4 Irish

Admission Requirements 2019

To qualify for admission to an honours degree course at the University you must:

1 meet the minimum entry requirements (see below).

2 satisfy course specific requirements ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2018: 15
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Early Irish Component
Early Irish can be studied in the Single Honour Early and Modern Irish programme (TR022).

Why study Early Irish?
Early Irish is the language in use in Ireland from the earliest period for which there are records up to th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study
The Early Irish course, which is taught through the medium of English, covers the history of the Irish language from its first appearance on the Ogam inscriptions at the dawn of the Christian era in the fifth centu...

Assessment Method At all levels, you will be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment and exams. We use a mix of traditional and innovative continuous assessment methods – essays, project work, presentations, book reviews and dossiers, podcast creation. Language modules are traditionally assessed by written, oral and aural examinations. Final year students also write a Capstone project.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities
Some students of Early Irish pursue independent research in the subject with a view to teaching at third-level. Most follow a career in teaching or journalism, especially Irish-language related media. Library...

Further Enquiries GET IN TOUCH!
Tel: +353 1 896 1450

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Points History
Year Points
2019 347
2018 344
2017 387