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Friday 24 March 2017

Free English classes will be soon available in Balbriggan

Free English classes for those learning it as a second language will be available soon in Balbriggan thanks to a new initiative from Balbriggan Integration Forum.

Balbriggan Integration Forum are beginning free English classes from February the 6 in the Old St George's School on Hampton Street in the town just a hundred yards away from the Carnegie Library.

Head Tutor Peter O'Neill has been teaching English to students of other languages since 2002.

After completing an initial teacher training course at the English Language Centre, in Dublin, he went on to graduate in philosophy 2007, before completing a Masters in Comparative Literature in 2013, both at DCU.

He has recently just returned to teaching after taking a career break to pursue his writing and is the author of six collections of poetry and has edited an anthology of contemporary Irish poetry.

The classes are for those looking to learn the English language as beginners or intermediate learners.

The classes will run from Monday to Thursday, both mornings and afternoons and if you are interested in taking part, please ring 01-8020785.

Balbriggan Integration Forum is a voluntary body that believes in developing positive intercultural relationships by respecting and sharing the richness, beauty and potential of all people and their cultures.

Fingal Independent

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