Failte Isteach - Conversational English Classes

Fáilte Isteach are conversational English classes taught by local volunteers. Students come from countries around the world. Classes are taught in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and give migrants language skills for day-to day communication.

Classes are €2 and are run by volunteers.

There are classes for people of different levels of English:

  • Elementary;
  • Beginner;
  • Intermediate; and
  • Advanced

There are also Failte Isteach workbooks for each of the four levels available to buy for €5 each.

Courses take place in Tyrrelstown, Blanchardstown, Swords and Ongar at different times of the day and week.

For more information on class times and to register for classes, please get in contact with Monica on 01 820 9550 or at



English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is a structured English language courses normally run over six weeks.

It provides participants with the skills to communicate at an introductory level in English, socially and in work-related tasks. Participants are assessed and placed in either Beginner, Pre-Intermediate or Intermediate level. On completion participants normally progress onto our employment training courses. ESOL runs across Fingal. To book a place or learn more click here.

ESOL courses for Beginner, Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate Levels.

The courses aim to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and competence to communicate and interact at an introductory level in English, socially and in simple work related tasks. Providing the highest standard of training, these courses will allow each person to receive as much relevant information as possible, which will assist participants onto vocational training courses, labour market training or employment.