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Communications Courses

Price: €70

The Course

This course aims to give transition year students the opportunity to develop basic media skills in an Irish language setting.  They will gain an understanding of different types of media; journalism, radio, television and social media. They will use professional equipment throughout the course.

The highlights of the course include the filming of a short film in Irish, and the production and recording of a radio programme at Raidió na Life studios.

Course Content

Broadcasting Skills
We will introduce the student to journalism and broadcasting through Irish as a potential career, explain what is involved and the different areas of work. 

  •    Programme planning and preparation
  •    Script preparation
  •    The equipment used
  •    Interview techniques
  •    Editing

Filming Skills
This section of the course will introduce the student to the basic skills of film-making

  •   Planning and preparing a film script 
  •   Using a camera
  •   Composition of shots 
  •   Movement and filling the frame 
  •   Editing

Course length: One week – Moday to Friday 9.30am to 3.00pm

Class Size: 16 students per course

Venue: Gael Linn, 35 Dame St., Dublin 2

Fee: €70 per student

APPLICATION FORM: To download an application form click HERE

More information:
Contact Gael Linn on (01) 6751200 nó eolas@gael-linn.ie

Dates 2018/19


Cúrsa 1:1-5 Deireadh Fómhair

Cúrsa 2:8-12 Deireadh Fómhair

Cúrsa 3:15-19 Deireadh Fómhair

Cúrsa 4:22-26 Deireadh Fómhair

Cúrsa 5:5-9 Samhain

Cúrsa 6:12-16 Samhain

Cúrsa 7:19-23 Samhain

Cúrsa 8:26-30 Samhain

Cúrsa 9:3-7 Nollaig


Cúrsa 10:14-18 Eanáir

Cúrsa 11:21-25 Eanáir

Cúrsa 12:28 – 1 Feabhra

Cúrsa 13:4-8 Feabhra

Cúrsa 14:11-15 Feabhra

Cúrsa 15:25-1 Márta

Cúrsa 16:4-8 Márta

Cúrsa 17 :11-15 Márta

Cúrsa 18:25-29 Márta

Cúrsa 19:1-5 Aibreán

Cúrsa 20:8-12 Aibreán

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