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Conversation Circles

What is Caint & Comhrá?

There are many Irish language conversation groups across the country, as well as walking groups and sports groups that have Irish as the main spoken language. You will find groups to suit speakers of every level. These groups give you the chance for you to use your Irish; whether you’re fluent or only learning.  You don’t need to have lots of people to get your cúpla focal going – it only takes two! 

This network of conversation circles come under a nationwide program called Caint & Comhrá (previously known as Is Leor Beirt). It’s easy to start a new Caint & Comhrá group – all you need is a group of people that meet together regularly to chat together in Irish. There’s no costs involved and the groups usually meet at lunchtime and coffee breaks. When you’ve settled on the time, place and main contacts for your conversation circle, send the details to caint@cnag.ie, or register directly on the main page of PEIG.ie.

To find other/existing conversations circles in your area, please make use of the interactive map in the Events/Imeachtaí section on PEIG.ie

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