Abbey CBS Newry Grammar School

The Abbey Grammar School
77a, Ashgrove Road
Co Down, BT34 1QN
N Ireland
+44 (0) 28 3026 3142


Recognised by Foras na Gaeilge with two All-Ireland awards in 2008 and 2011 for our unique system of teaching and learning, the Irish Department is a highly successful department.  Awarded with the Ashbourne Shield Winners for the sixth time in 2014 the Irish Department has an exclusive emphasis on spoken language at KS3.

KS3 Irish and KS3 Irish Medium Provision

GCSE Irish

GCSE Gaeilge

GCE AS/A2 Irish

Forms for Course A, B & C are now available from your Irish teacher or via the link below:

Machaire Rabhartaigh forms

Lí Scholarship Information
Applications to the Líofa Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme are now open. Contact the Irish Department for further details.
Liofa Application


The Irish Department have an exceptional record in Irish Language Public Speaking in the past 11 years with more that 20 junior / senior winners and runner up awards.

Quick Contact Details

Mrs P McClean

Departmental Staff

Mrs P McClean

Head of Irish

Mr S Gallagher
Ms C Cullen

Departmental Links