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.
Recently named Laureate na nÓg Áine Ní Ghlinn’s book Daideo can be listened to in full here.
Taithí Oibre – Jo O’Donoghue
An tIriseoir – Michelle Nic Pháidín
Liam Ó Muirthile – Oilithreach Pinn
Fuascailt an Iriseora – Michelle Nic Pháidín
Cois Life also have plenty of other Irish language recordings here.
From An Gúm:
Cinnín Óir agus na Trí Bhéar – Áine Ní Ghlinn
An Triail – Mairéad Ní Ghráda
An Garbhán – The Gruffulo
From Foras na Gaeilge
Gruaig Fhinn – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagháin
Oisín – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
Fionn Mac Cumhaill: Taoiseach na Féinne – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
Free-to-download closleabhair from Cló Iar-Chonnacht at the moment: Rogha Rosenstock (Gabriel Rosenstock) and An Bealach ’na Bhaile (Cathal Ó Searcaigh)
[Information correct as of May 21st 2020]