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Essential vocabulary: Gaeilge = Irish (Gaelic). B閍rla = English. Focl骾r = dictionary.

Irish Print Dictionaries

Focl贸ir Gaeilge-B茅arla (脫 D贸naill)Focl贸ir Gaeilge-B茅arla (脫 D贸naill)
Recommended by LearnIrishGaelic.com!
(4 reviews)
Format: Hardback and paperback
Direction: Irish-English
Seriousness: Advanced reference
List price: EUR 17.78
English-Irish Dictionary (Tom谩s de Bhaldraithe)English-Irish Dictionary (Tom谩s de Bhaldraithe)
Recommended by LearnIrishGaelic.com!
(3 reviews)
Format: Hardback and paperback
Direction: English-Irish
Seriousness: Advanced reference
List price: EUR 15.24
Collins Gem Irish Dictionary, 1eCollins Gem Irish Dictionary, 1e
(3 reviews)
Format: Paperback (1995)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Light reference
List price: USD 6.95
Bunt煤s Focl贸ra: A Children's Irish Picture-DictionaryBunt煤s Focl贸ra: A Children's Irish Picture-Dictionary
(1 review)
Format: Paperback (2000)
Direction: Unknown
Seriousness: Light reference
List price: EUR 7.99
Collins Pocket Irish DictionaryCollins Pocket Irish Dictionary
(3 reviews)
Format: Paperback (1997)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Solid reference
List price: USD 8.00
Collins Express Irish DictionaryCollins Express Irish Dictionary
Recommended by LearnIrishGaelic.com!
(4 reviews)
Format: Paperback (2006)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Solid reference
List price: USD 11.30
Focl贸ir ScoileFocl贸ir Scoile
(2 reviews)
Format: Paperback (2003)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
List price: EUR 11.05
Focl贸ir P贸caFocl贸ir P贸ca
Recommended by LearnIrishGaelic.com!
(3 reviews)
Format: Paperback (2002)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Solid reference
List price: EUR 6.60
Irish/English English/Irish Dictionary and Phrasebook (Davidovic Mladen)Irish/English English/Irish Dictionary and Phrasebook (Davidovic Mladen)
(3 reviews)
Format: Paperback (1992)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Light reference
List price: USD 9.95
Oxford Pocket Irish Dictionary (Breandan O Croinin)Oxford Pocket Irish Dictionary (Breandan O Croinin)
(2 reviews)
Format: Paperback (2000)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Light reference
List price: USD 9.25

Irish Electronic Dictionaries

An Focl贸ir Beag
(3 reviews)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: Irish-Irish
Seriousness: Advanced reference

Focl贸ir Gaedhilge agus B茅arla Dhuinn铆n
(2 reviews)
Format: Online (free) (1927)
Direction: Irish-English

Achmhainn.ie Liosta铆 T茅arma铆ochta
(2 reviews)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: English-Irish
Seriousness: Advanced reference

EnglishIrishDictionary.com
(3 reviews)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish

Irish Dictionary.org
Recommended by LearnIrishGaelic.com!
(1 review)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: Irish-English

Gramadach Lexicon
(2 reviews)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: Irish-English and English-Irish
Seriousness: Light reference

Wordgumbo
(1 review)
Format: Online (free)
Direction: Irish-English
Seriousness: Light reference

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