The founding directors, Liam Ó Cuinneagáin and Professor Seosamh Watson, are both internationally known for their innovative approaches to language learning.
Liam Ó CuinneagáinLiam spent over twenty years as a primary teacher and school principal in Dublin and has taught the language at every level. He is a well-known language activist and recently completed his second of two terms, totalling ten years, as Cathaoirleach (Chairman) of Údarás na Gaeltachta, the agency responsible for the cultural and economic wellbeing of the Gaeltacht regions nationally.
Professor Seosamh WatsonSeosamh is a leading Irish language academic, originally from Belfast, and is Professor Emeritus of Modern Irish at University College, Dublin. He is also a fluent Scots Gaelic speaker and is intimately familiar with Scotland and Nova Scotia. He is visiting professor at numerous universities internationally.