Resources

Mother and child with blocks

  • Rabhlaí Rabhlaí  CD– Rhymes and songs – rhymes and little songs
  • Sícín Míse go sona sásta CD – Rhymes and songs
  • Ardaigh an Laiste CD – Rhymes and songs
  • Scéilín ó Bhéilín CD – stories suiteable for 3+
  • Sraith Orla Uan le Eibhlín Uí Iarlaithe
  • Anam an amhráin – Cartoon saloon  beautiful animations with songs your children will love
  • Spraoi (Posters etc.) – www.spraoi-online.com
  • Litríocht.com – Books
  • Fios Feasa (CD roms) – www.fiosfeasa.com
  • TG4 Cúla 4 Irish Cartoons check out Scéal An Lae. They also have some great Apps!
  • Raidió na Gaeltachta 92.5-95FM
  • Bilingual monkeys www.bilingualmonkeys.com a fun website with some great ideas
  • Support packs are available for families who wish to  raise their kids  with Irish.   Contact Tuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta at teanga@tuismitheoiri.ie to receive yours.

 

Recommended Reading

  • Bun-Ghaeilge do Thuismitheoirí Basic Irish for Parentswww.naíonrai.ie Phrases for parents who wish to start to  speak Irish at home.
  • Gaschaint – Le Úna Lawlor An Gúm – A wonderful book with 2000 useful phrases for those who wish to speak Irish to their children.  All the main areas and everyday topics are included – In the morning, schooltime, parties, weather, bath time and much more.  Accompanied by CD.
  • A Parents’ and Teachers’ Guide to Bilingualism
    Colin Baker. Multilingual Matters
  • Thógamar le Gaeilge iad Brian Ó Broin Research and discussion from parents, activists and scholars on raising  familes with Irish
  • Don’t forget your library – most libraries have a good selection of childrens’ books!

 

 

 

 

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