Feabhas is a new and engaging Transition Year Book written to help improve key Irish language skills in an integrated and easy-to-use manner. It has been designed as a set of modules that teachers can pick and choose from to cater for students of mixed ability and to meet the busy demands of Transition Year.

The Feabhas package includes:

  • A Student Textbook
  • A Free Student e-book
  • Free Audio App
  • Free Digital Resources

Feabhas contains the following features, and much more:

  • Designed as a set of modules that teachers can choose from to cater for students of mixed ability
  • Seven modules – An Ghaeilge Labhartha, Scríobh na Gaeilge, Léamhthuiscint, Cluastuiscint, Gramadach, Litríocht na Gaeilge, Stair agus Cultúr na Gaeilge – with an emphasis on reading, writing, listening and speaking the Irish language in each of them
  • Strong support and scaffolding for students to gain experience of each aspect of the Leaving Certificate course – oral exam, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, grammar, composition and literature
  • Opportunity for students to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in an interactive way
  • Can be used as a workbook and also used in the classroom or at home
  • Students can work independently or in pairs and groups
  • Clear design and layout with a student-centred approach


Teachers can access the Feabhas interactive e-book at www.edcolearning.ie, as well as a bank of free digital resources, including:

  • Ready-made, editable grammar and vocabulary PowerPoints
  • Audio tracks (also available on the Edco Audio App), with transcript
  • Quizlet activities for consolidation and revision
  • Worksheets, crosswords and wordsearches
  • Extra content, including videos


Feabhas is written by Elizabeth Henneberry, a teacher of Irish in Wexford CBS, with
over 17 years’ teaching experience.