Introduction to Irish Sign Language (ISL)



This ten-week course introduces the learners to ISL and delivers teaching to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The aim is to bring students to A1 receptive skills and A1 productive skills to engage a basic conversation with Deaf people. This course also introduces some selected parts of Deaf culture.

Date, Time and Place

Tuesdays, 7.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m., beginning on 24 January 2023 in Room 112, Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, First Floor, 7-9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2.

Course Fees

€120 payable in advance. This fee is non-refundable once the course has commenced.


Further information available from, E:, T: 01 896 1560. Applications should be made before 20th January 2022. Please note: These classes are taught by 4th year Irish Sign language Teaching Students. Please note: You must be 18 years of age or older to enrol in the CLCS evening language courses.