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2023/24 Timeline

The AILO season runs from September 2023 to March 2024 (with this years International Olympiad planned for Hungary in July 2023).

We provide sample sets from September – December. We also provide free workshops (hopefully back in school) but these will also be available online too. You can try last year’s workshop materials, with video solutions. To sign up for this year’s workshops, please register for AILO.

Registration for AILO ends of Friday 19th January 2024. The Preliminary Round of AILO will take place in your own schools all over the island starting the week of Monday 22nd January 2024.

The top 100 students will qualify to compete at the National Final of AILO in Dublin City University in March.

The top four students in the individual round at the national finals will qualify to represent Ireland at the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) in July 2023 in Bulgaria.

Key dates:

September 2022 – December 2022 – Sample Puzzles

Free workshops: September 2023 – January 2024

Next Free Online Zoom workshop: To be confirmed

First round: the week of Monday 22nd January 2024 in your own school
AILO Final: In-person March 2024 (Dublin, location TBC)

International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL): 24-28 July 2023 in Bansko, Bulgaria


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