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Irish Societies & Student Unions

The strength of the Irish language has grown in third level institutions over the past few years. This is due to the numerous events and campaigns organised by Irish Societies and Student Unions to promote Irish around the country.

Database of the Irish Societies

The Irish Societies are essentially Irish language clubs run by the students of third level institutes around the country, as well as in colleges abroad. You will find the contact details for the Irish Societies 2016/18 below. 

Student Unions

In certain institutes, a person will be appointed or elected in the Student Union to promote the Irish language and to represent the university’s Irish Language Committee. You will find the contact details for these officers below. 

  • Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge

    An Cumann Sóisialta Brónagh Ní Chuilinn coistesoisialta@socs.oegaillimh.ie
    Subhóró   subhoro@socs.oegaillimh.ie
  • St. Mary’s University Belfast

    Cumann Gaelach Aileen Ní Mhuircheartaigh  
  • Mary Immaculate College

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Caoimhín Ó Ceallaigh  
    Oifig na Gaeilge Caitríona Breathnach  
  • St. Patricks College, Drumcondra

    Cumann Gaelach Áine Ní Laighleas  cumanngaelachdcu@gmail.com

    Oifig na Gaeilge

    Siobhán Seoighe  oifigeach.gaeilge@dcu.ie

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge d’Aontas na Mac Léinn

    Caoimhe Ní Chonghaile sugaeilge@dcu.ie
  • University College Dublin

    Cumann Gaelach Jamie Mac Uiginn reachtaire@cumanngaelach.com
    Tradsoc Séamus Ó Thiarnáin tradsocucd@gmail.com
    Oifigeach na Gaeilge

    Erin Crowley

    gaeilge@ucdsu.ie
    Oifig na Gaeilge Clár Ní Bhuachalla oifigeach.gaeilge@ucd.ie
  • University College Cork

    An Chuallacht Gavin Sheehan anchuallacht@uccsocieties.ie
    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Seán Ó Riabhaigh gaeilge@uccsu.ie
    Cumann Drámaíochta  Aifric Ní Fhloinn cumannd@uccsocieties.ie
  • Trinity College

    Cumann Gaelach Ciarán Wadd

    reachtaire@cumann.ie

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge d’Aontas na Mac Léinn James Cotter gaeilge@tcdsu.org
    Oifig na Gaeilge

    Aonghus Dwane

    gaeloifig@tcd.ie
  • National College of Art and Design

    Cumann Gaelach clubgaeilgencad@gmail.com  
  • St. Angela’s College Sligo

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Aoife Deasy sugaeilgeandculture@stangelas.nuigalway.ie
  • Dublin IT

    Cumann Gaelach Jack Ó Tuathail cumanngaelach@socs.dit.ie
    Oifig na Gaeilge Siobhán Nic Gaoithín gaeilge@dit.ie
  • Galway IT

    Oifig na Gaeilge Amie Ní Cheallaigh
  • Mayo IT

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Dónal Mac Fhlannachadh
  • Sligo IT

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge   irishlanguage@itssu.ie
  • Tallaght IT

    Cumann Gaelach Alex Mac Uaid
  • Dublin City University

    Cumann Gaelach Áine Ní Laighleas  cumanngaelachdcu@gmail.com

    Oifig na Gaeilge

    Siobhán Seoighe  oifigeach.gaeilge@dcu.ie

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge d’Aontas na Mac Léinn

    Caoimhe Ní Chonghaile sugaeilge@dcu.ie
  • University of Limerick

    Cumann Gaelach Niamh Ní Dhochartaigh   cumanngaelachdcu@gmail.com 
    Stiúrthóir na Gaeilge in Aonad na Gaeilge Deirdre Ní Loinsigh deirdre.niloingsigh@ul.ie
    Oifigeach Margaíochta/Riarthóir Feidhmiúcháin in Aonad na Gaeilge Gillian Ní Mháille   gillian.nimhaille@ul.ie
  • Maynooth University

    Cuallacht na Gaeilge Dúlra Ní hÁinle cuallacht@nuimsu.com
    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Kevin Boushel gaeilge@nuimsu.com
  • NUI Galway

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha su.gaeilge@nuigalway.ie
    An Cumann Craic  

    cumanncraic@socs.nuigalway.ie

    Misneach OÉ Gaillimh Naoise Ó Cairealláin  
  • Ulster University – Belfast

    Oifigeach na Gaeilge Fearghal Liam Ó hÍr
  • Queens University

    Cumann Gaelach Emma Ní Mhaoilsté  
  • Ulster University – Magee

    Cumann Gaelach Ronan Mac Cathmhaoil Nollaig Mac Giolla Thuille  

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