By Seán de Brún & Martina Ní Fhátharta
New Product

NEW Bua na Cainte 3 Pupil’s Book Now Available Bua na Cainte 3 Pupils’ Book & Spelling Book The NEW Bua na Cainte 3 Pupils’ Book plays a key role in the pupil’s language learning. The book comprises a variety of exciting and challenging educational activities that support and complement the interactive resources. Combined with the interactive resources, these activities enhance the pupil’s comprehension, oral language, reading and writing skills in an integrated manner and assist the pupils to achieve their learning outcomes.

NEW Bua na Cainte 3 comes shrink-wrapped with a new Pupils’ Spelling Book. The Bua na Cainte 3 Leabhar Litrithe is a comprehensive spelling programme which is integrated with the other components of the programme. The activities are designed so that children can learn in an enjoyable and structured way to achieve the desired learning outcomes.


Bua na Cainte 3 Interactive Resources include

Animated Conversations

Songs, Rhymes and Poems

Animated Stories

Listening and Comprehension Tasks and Games

Teacher’s Help screens



A printed Teacher’s Resource Book

An invaluable Teacher’s Resource Book provides a comprehensive introduction to assist teachers in their short and long-term planning. A preview of each theme, along with the associated learning outcomes, is provided. This is followed by detailed lesson plans for each lesson.

The lesson notes provide the language exemplars, and associated language functions along with a wide variety of suggested teaching methodologies and strategies for the teacher. The elements, Tuiscint, Fiosrú agus Úsáid agus Cumarsáid along with the strands, Teanga ó Bhéal, Léitheoireacht agus Scríbhneoireacht are included in each lesson.

Each lesson is divided into three phases:

An Tréimhse Réamhchumarsáide

An Tréimhse Chumarsáide

An Tréimhse Iarchumarsáide

There are suggestions for assessment for learning at the end of each lesson as well as an assessment at the end of each theme to help teachers assess the pupils’ learning outcomes.

Practical examples for Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) along with suggestions for the informal use of Irish throughout the school day are provided for teachers. Suggestions for integration with other subject areas are provided also.


Bua na Cainte fully embraces and meets the requirements of Gaeilge for oral language, reading and writing in the Primary School Curriculum and enables teachers to implement it in a practical manner in their classrooms.

Bua na Cainte is a new and original, fully interactive Irish language programme, for Junior Infants to Third Class.

The programme uses innovative digital resources to facilitate a pioneering approach to Irish language learning including:

Child-centric digital activities and games

A comprehensive range of songs, poems and stories to match each theme

Interactive daily lessons

Top-quality animations to bring both the learning and teaching of Irish to life



Please contact Edco directly if you would like to order the Interactive Bua na Cainte 3 programme for your classroom


Class: 1st Class, 2nd Class, 3rd Class, Junior Infants, Senior Infants 
Format: Textbook
Further Information
Class:1st Class, 2nd Class, 3rd Class, Junior Infants, Senior Infants 
Programme:Bua na Cainte
Publisher:The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco)
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