Folens is Ireland's leading supplier of Literacy and Numeracy educational resources, offering a range of books and resources that specialise in supporting the development of literacy and numeracy in children throughout Ireland. 

Our range of literacy programmes include PM, Collins Big Cat, Fast Lane, Jolly Phonics, Red Rocket Readers, Bug Club, Engage Literacy, Flying Start to Literacy and many more.

Learn about the collection of Literacy Programmes we offer here  

Special offer

Introduce Collins Big Cat to your Literacy library and save €400!

Choose 6 titles from each colour band purple 8 to pearl 18 and receive 6 multiple copies of each title for only €2,540.

66 titles x 6 multiple copies = 396 books in total. 

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Update your school library and save with 12% off all Collins Big Cat readers!

Talk to your local Folens Literacy Rep. to discuss your schools needs today.

Terms and conditions apply. 12% off offer is subject to €500 minimum spend.  Offers end 25 June 2019. 

2019 Literacy Workshops

Having authored 'Guided Reading - A Practical Approach', Irish Literacy expert and former Reading Recovery teacher Rosie Hogan delivers proactive workshops tailored for the issues facing Irish teachers today. 

This May 2019, Folens Literacy and Engage Literacy will bring Rosie Hogan's Literacy Workshops to Cavan and Portlaoise.

Book your tickets now:

Thursday 9 May Cavan Crystal Hotel

Collaborative Literacy Learning incorporating strategies from Lift off to Literacy

Tuesday 14 May Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise

Collaborative Literacy Learning from 2nd to 6th using effective Literacy Stations




Folens literacy catalogue and guided reading booklet

Folens Literacy catalogue will provide you with Guided Reading FAQ's, a sample timetable, programme leveling guide and information on the leading literacy programmes.

Plus, our new booklet 'Guided Reading: A Practical Approach' has lots of tips, ideas and a sample timetable to help you introduce guided reading in your classroom.

Contact your local Literacy Rep. for your copies!