Monday, 8 November 2010

Irish Language Audio Books - free to download

Audio Books ServiceA new collection of eight Irish Language Audiobooks is available for download from Clare County Library’s downloadable audio books service. These short novels come from some of Ireland’s finest authors, including Maeve Binchy, Roddy Doyle and Marian Keyes. The books are produced by Clipper audio in collaboration with New Island books. These Irish language titles will also be available for borrowing from the library in CD format shortly.

Registered members of Clare County Library may download electronic audio books for free. All you need is a PC with broadband internet access, and you can download the selected eAudio book, play it on your PC or transfer it to your MP player, iPod or even your mobile phone. You may download and 'check out' up to ten audiobooks at a time for a 'loan' period of three weeks. Audio books may be renewed once. Each title offers unlimited availability and simultaneous access for all borrowers, so every library user can download all the latest bestsellers at the same time, making waiting lists a thing of the past. There are almost 700 books currently available to download from the library website.

The Irish language downloadable audio titles are:
Timpiste Réidh le Tarlú le Vincent Banville
Na Tógálaithe le Maeve Binchy
Cailleacha Underbury le John Connolly
Deireadh Seachtaine Craiceáilte le Roddy Doyle
Is Gearr... le Marian Keyes
An Seomra Tobac le Julie Parsons
Tá Jesus agus Billy ag Imeacht go Barcelona
Rúin le Patricia Scanlan.
This collection is sure to be very popular not only with fluent Irish speakers across the country but also with those trying to improve their Irish language skills. For more information click here...

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