Studyguide & Short Films

In conjunction with the Irish Film Board/BSE Gearrscannáin scheme,which funds short films in Irish language for a general audience,  you can link here to new Irish language short films and Download our Study Guide.


In conjunction with PDST Ghaeilge, we would like to get your feedback on teaching and learning with Gearrscannáin Ghaeilge. Please complete one of our short questionnaires below.

Gearrscannain Student Survey English Version
Gearrscannain Student Survey Irish Version
Gearrscannain Teacher Survey

Films now showing:


A young girl refuses to participate in her upcoming First Communion, announcing herself as an atheist.

2013 – 11 minutes – Director: Louise Ní Fhiannachta 


Beirt le Chéile

With his brother Michael severely wounded after the 1916 Easter Rising, Tom frantically searches the Wicklow Mountains for help.

2013 – 11 minutes – Director: Stephen Daly



The competitive edge of a rural family of dancers is revealed as their mother prepares dinner.

2014 – 8 minutes – Director: Medb Johnstone


Céad Ghrá

Two best friends set out to pursue their first love.

2014 – 12 minutes – Director: Brian Deane


Cáca Milis

When a young woman’s train journey is disturbed by blind man, she plots to get revenge.

2001 – 18 minutes – Director: Jennifer Keegan


During the festive season, a kind-hearted stranger helps an abused woman and her young son.

2011 – 7 minutes – Director: Pat Comer


El Toro

Cian, the target of school bullies, has a shot at gaining the respect of his peers by going head-to-head with a bull.

2012 – 14 minutes – Director: Tomás Seoighe




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