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An Ghaeilge Thar Lear | The Irish Language Abroad

The Subsidiary Fund for 3rd level Institutions Overseas

The Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs provides funding to third level institutions overseas who are or will be providing Irish language courses as part of the academic programme.

This scheme is funded through a subsidiary fund of of the Department’s Support Schemes for the Irish language.

Assessment of all applications is based on the following criteria:

  • The track record of the organization in terms of the provision of Irish language courses and the promotion of Irish generally.  
  • The Business Plan of the organization indicating the objectives of the academic programme as well as details of costs and whether any increase in Irish language courses or activities is intended.
  • Applications will be assessed according to the focus on modern Irish within the course.
  • Priority will be given to courses which teach modern Irish as rather than courses which only provide information on Irish.
  • Co-funding from other sources

The following Universities receive funding under the The Subsidiary Fund for 3rd level Institutions Overseas:

America

Austria

Czech Republic

England

France

Germany

Holland

Poland

Norway

Scotland

Sweden

Wales

Spain

Australia

China

For more information send an email to soleidhinn@pobail.ie or bnichurraoin@pobail.ie or contact Rannóg Polasaí na Gaeilge, Na Forbacha, Gaillimh, Éire

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