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Irish Language Classes at the UICC


Comhaltas sponsors Irish Language Classes at the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco on Saturdays starting at 10.30 am. The classes are for 8 weeks. There is a beginners class from 10:30am to noon and an intermediate class from noon to 1:30pm. Pre registration and payment in full is required. The cost of the 8 week class is $120 for non Comhaltas Members and $100 for current paid up members of Comhaltas.

Please contact Josephine Brogan if you are interested in joining one of these 8 week sessions.


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Irish Language

Bay Area Irish Language Courses and Classes

Comhaltas holds Irish Language programs at the United Irish Cultural Center throughout the year. Contact Josephine Brogan (415-681-4803) for details of upcoming classes, and to register.


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For information on upcoming classes, contact Imelda White at (650) 964-7643 or by email, or Comhaltas’s Josephine Brogan at (415) 681-4803 or by email.

Irish Language Classes and Practice Groups

North Bay, Santa Rosa, Petaluma
Kathleen Cipolla – study, practice, conversation groups or beginning instruction. email for more information.
San Francisco, Millbrae
Hida Kissane – study, practice groups. email for more information.
South Bay
Imelda White – instruction, tutoring  multi level email for more information.

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