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Adult Literacy and Basic Education

Adult Literacy and Basic Education

The Adult Literacy Service provides free and confidential group classes and one-to-one tuition for adults who wish to improve their reading, writing, spellings, maths or basic computer skills.

Classes are part-time and are provided by trained tutors in a friendly and informal atmosphere.  Classes are available throughout the county.  We provide a mixture of daytime and evening classes.

We offer the following courses:

  • Reading, writing and spelling courses
  • Basic numeracy courses
  • Mathematics courses
  • Basic computer/Internet Skills/Digital Media courses
  • Smart Technology courses
  • Driver Theory classes
  • Workplace learning courses
  • Family learning courses
  • Caring for Children/Child Development & Play
  • Food & Nutrition courses
  • Horticulture courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Basic Computers and Basic Maths courses are available through Irish in An Daingean
Adult Literacy and Basic Education is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020


O’Connell Centre, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry Deirdre Fitzgerald 066 947 3166

086 046 0506


The Lodge, Market Street, Killorglin, Co. Kerry Deirdre Fitzgerald 066 979 0765

086 046 0506


Ionad Breisoideachais agus Oiliúna, An Daingin, Tigh na Ríseach, Sráid na nGabhar, An Daingean 066 915 2361

086 815 9881


Kenmare Adult Education Centre, Bell Heights, Kenmare, Co. Kerry Maggie O’Sullivan Graham 064 664 2728

086 8279248


Killarney ABE Centre, 37 High Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry


Mary Concannon 064 663 6990

086 796 9625

Listowel Adult and Basic Education, The Butler House, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry Mary Barrett-Swaine 068 238 66

086 796 9627



Castleisland Community Centre

R577, Killegane, Co. Kerry

Mary Barrett-Swaine 086 796 9627



Tralee Adult Literacy and Basic Education, Kerry College Monavalley Campus, Monavalley, Tralee, Co Kerry Maeve Tuohy 066 7126444

086 796 9624


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