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Irish Accent: Dublin

This download focuses on learning a Dublin Irish accent, including recordings of Dublin natives and others from nearby suburbs. There is a lot in common with accents of the northern parts of Ireland, but it's quite different from the accents of the west and south of Ireland.

$30.00

Dublin Irish Accent Learning Materials

  • The Dublin accent materials include recordings of AccentHelp coach Jim Johnson guiding you through learning the accent. Jim also leads you through applying the accent to a practice monologue.
  • You'll also hear the practice sentences and the practice monologue from two different Dublin natives.
  • You'll get numerous recordings of native speakers, along with a PDF transcript of their conversations to follow along with as you listen.
  • You'll get a PDF of the teaching materials, plus three more versions of the book: a PDF file to print, MOBI for Kindle, and EPUB for other portable readers.
  • This accent is appropriate for productions of Juno and the Paycock and other plays. You also hear it in films like The Commitments and Once and from people like Colin Farrell.
  • All of the sound files are in MP3 format so that you can play them on your computer, load them onto your phone, or burn them to a CD.
  • You'll receive a link via email so that you can download all of the materials as ZIP files directly to your computer.
  • You'll also get future updates for free!
5% of all profits from these materials go to diversity scholarships for actors at the University of Houston.

Listen to a Sample!

Audio files in Four Volumes (327.3MB, 285 minutes)

Volume 1: Learning the Accent

  1. Introduction to Placement & Intonation (14:19)
  2. Consonant Sounds (21:41)
  3. Vowel Sounds (12:47)
  4. Diphthongs (11:36)
  5. Female Practice Sentences (2:17)
  6. Male Practice Sentences (1:52)
  7. Special Pronunciations (1:40)
  8. Practice Monologue Sounds part 1 (8:43)
  9. Practice Monologue Sounds part 2 (7:49)
  10. Placement & Intonation Practice (9:41)
  11. Monologue Examples (2:13)

Volume 2: Native Speaker Recordings

  1. W Dublin Ballyfermot Male reading (1:04)
  2. + his conversation (3:39)
  3. N Dublin Male reading (:54)
  4. + his conversation (4:09)
  5. N Dublin Male reading (:56)
  6. + his conversation (2:56)
  7. N Dublin Donaghmede Male reading (1:09)
  8. + his conversation (6:16)
  9. Skerries Female reading (1:04)
  10. + her conversation (:57)
  11. S Dublin 16 Female reading (1:01)
  12. + her conversation (4:46)
  13. N Dublin Male reading (1:25)
  14. + his conversation (3:48)
  15. Wicklow Male reading (1:12)
  16. + his conversation (7:28)
  17. Skerries Female reading (1:07)
  18. + her conversation (5:16)
  19. Dublin Male reading (1:32)
  20. + his conversation (2:03)
  21. N Dublin Ballymun Male reading (1:08)
  22. + his conversation (1:57)
  23. S Dublin Perrystown Female reading (1:16)
  24. + her conversation (2:58)
  25. Kilkenny/Dublin Male reading (1:17)
  26. + his conversation (1:05)
  27. N Dublin Male reading (1:17)

Volume 3: More Native Speaker Recordings

  1. Dublin Male conversation (2:24)
  2. Dublin Male reading (1:36)
  3. +his conversation (5:00)
  4. Northside Dublin Female reading (:51)
  5. + her conversation (1:12)
  6. South Dublin Female reading (1:12)
  7. + her conversation (2:25)
  8. Ballymun Female conversation (:55)
  9. Dun Laoghaire Male reading (:32)
  10. + his conversation (1:36)
  11. Inchicore Dublin Female reading (1:40)
  12. + her conversation (9:20)
  13. Red Cow Female conversation (6:51)
  14. Dublin 4 Male reading (1:00)
  15. + his conversation (2:30)
  16. Kingswood Male conversation (1:53)
  17. North Side Male conversation (1:33)
  18. Clondalkin Male conversation (3:14)
  19. West Tallaght Male reading (:48)
  20. + his conversation (1:20)
  21. + his conversation in Gaelic (:44)
  22. St Stephen’s Green Female reading (1:13)
  23. + her conversation (5:07)
  24. Drimnagh Male reading (1:18)
  25. + his conversation (4:00)
  26. Saggart Female reading (1:00)
  27. + her conversation (1:09)
  28. Seaside Male conversation (1:30)
  29. Saggart Male reading (:44)
  30. + his conversation (1:44)
  31. Belgard Male conversation (:48)
  32. Harold’s Cross Female reading (:49)
  33. + her conversation (1:42)

Volume 4: More Native Speaker Recordings

  1. Castleknock Male reading (:46)
  2. + his conversation (:56)
  3. Dalkey Female reading (1:33)
  4. + her conversation (9:49)
  5. Smithfield Female reading (:46)
  6. + her conversation (1:09)
  7. Wicklow & S Dublin Male reading (1:25)
  8. + his conversation (2:28)
  9. Dundrum Female reading (:50)
  10. + her conversation (:51)
  11. Malahide Male conversation (:35)
  12. Dalkey Male reading (:53)
  13. + his conversation (2:31)
  14. Neilstown Male reading (1:06)
  15. + his conversation (3:17)
  16. Rathfarnham Male reading (:49)
  17. + his conversation (1:18)
  18. Tallaght Female reading (:48)
  19. + her conversation (2:46)
  20. East Tallaght Female reading (:56)
  21. + her conversation (1:14)
  22. Lucan Male reading :56)
  23. + his conversation (:23)
  24. Lucan Female reading (:54)
  25. + her conversation (1:22)
  26. Tallaght Male reading (:52)
  27. + his conversation (:51)
  28. North Dublin Male reading (:54)
  29. + his conversation (3:30)
  30. Lucan Male reading (:54)
  31. + his conversation (1:19)
  32. City Center Female conversation (:47)
  33. Tallaght Female reading (1:35)
  34. + her conversation (6:50)

More native speakers will be added in the future - and you'll get the updates for free!

Most of these recordings are made "in the field" so you will hear such things as birds, cars or other people in the background, or are done online so microphone and sound quality can vary. A transcription of the conversations is included to help you follow along.