The McCracken Summer School's intensive Irish language course attracts people from all over Ireland and abroad. As well as the provision of Irish language classes, we provide a week long festival of social events enabling Irish learners and the more fluent to attend immersing themselves in the language and Irish culture.
The McCracken Summer School is one of the biggest and most important Irish language events in Ireland.
Located in North Belfast, the Summer School Festival hosts a wide range of events, concerts, workshops and Irish courses. The festival attracts huge numbers year after year with more than 3,000 people from different age groups participating in events throughout the week.