AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.



Cost: Free trial for 1 month, Paid plans start at €5.83/month (billed annually) with discounts available for universities, schools and organisations.

Purpose and PlatformsWorks in the cloud on any device with a web browser such as laptops, tablets and phones. Downloadable add-in and spelling checker available for Microsoft Word for Windows computers. Downloadable spelling checker available for Microsoft Word for Apple laptops and desktops. Can be added as a shortcut to the homescreen on Android and iPhone devices so that it looks and behaves like an app.

In this webpage we will explore GaelGram.

Its key features are: 

  • GaelGram quickly detects Irish language spelling and grammar mistakes, making helpful suggestions and even automatically correcting common mistakes to speed up your writing.
  • From your laptop to your phone, no matter where you’re writing in Irish you can use GaelGram’s web browser interface to check the text in your emails, documents and presentations.
  • Designed with a focus on schools, universities and organisations, GaelGram features single sign-on and centralised user management to make it easy to deploy.

Most useful for: Students and anyone who needs to write in Irish can now do that with confidence, avoiding spelling and grammar mistakes with GaelGram’s powerful automated feedback.

Our Top Tip 

Use GaelGram to learn Irish more quickly by practicing newly learned grammar and get fast and automated feedback on whether you’re using the rule correctly.

Demo of GealGram in Action 

Video source: Diarmaid Mac Mathúna (founder of Cruinneog)

Go to the this Website for more information> 

Get more Advice:  

  • If you are a student in Higher Education, speak to your Assistive Technology Officer or Disability Officer /Learning Support Officer.  

  • If you are a Student in the FET/ETB then it may be possible to speak to an Educational Needs Coordinator, Learning Support Coordinator, Student Access Officer, Student Support Coordinator or a Disability Support Officer for more information about assistive technology.  

  • If you are an Employee and are interested in this technology then speak to your Disability Liaison Officer (public service) or your Line Manager to start the conversation. 


Creating Inclusive Environments in Education and Employment for People with Disabilities

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