From Irish podcasts, short films, theatre productions and more, there is plenty of content from the arts and creative world that you can enjoy online right now. But let’s not forget about the Irish language and its closleabhair.
From short stories to children’s books to full chapter-by-chapter audiobooks, here are 13 closleabhair (audiobooks) you can enjoy in the Irish language online today.
Sadly, though Cois Life is no more, there is still a wealth of content that they’ve provided online that Irish language speakers and learners can indulge in.
1. Daideo – Áine Ní Ghlinn
2. Taithí Oibre – Jo O’Donoghue
3. An tIriseoir – Michelle Nic Pháidín
Listen to the book below and follow along by buying the book here.
4. Oilithreach Pinn – Liam Ó Muirthile
You can buy this book from Liam Ó Muirthile here.
5. Fuascailt an Iriseora – Michelle Nic Pháidín
Check out this book below or purchase it here.
Cois Life also have plenty of other Irish language recordings here.
From An Gúm:
6. Cinnín Óir agus na Trí Bhéar – Áine Ní Ghlinn
Check out the book here.
7. An Triail – Mairéad Ní Ghráda
Follow along with the script by purchasing this emotional play here.
8. An Garbhán – The Gruffulo
From Foras na Gaeilge
9. Gruaig Fhinn – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagháin
10. Oisín – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
11. Fionn Mac Cumhaill: Taoiseach na Féinne – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
12. Gairdín an tSonais
13. Bran agus Sceolán
[Information correct as of February 2021 – This post contains affiliate links]