Launch of Language Explorers Activity Book

Language Explorers. Book launch at the Chester Beatty Library, 18th Sept 2018.

The Language Explorers Activity Book was launched on 18th September at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin. The event opened with an address by  Bláthnaid ní Ghréacháin, CEO of Gaeloideachas, on the importance of multilingualism and the relevance of the Language Explorers Activity Book in classrooms. The launch included a fantastic “Language Explorers” themed workshop organised by …

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European Day of Languages 2018

Mother Tongues, European Day of Languages

Mother Tongues’ very first celebration of the European Day of Languages has been a fantastic multilingual marathon… or langua-thon, with 9 days of events which involved more than 500 people of all ages. We started on Culture Night – 21st September – with a multilingual reading of The Hare and the Tortoise, one of the …

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European Day of Languages 2018

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Throughout Europe, 800 million Europeans are represented in the Council of Europe’s 47 member states and all are encouraged to discover more languages at any age, as part of or alongside their studies. This stems from the Council of Europe’s conviction that linguistic diversity is a tool for achieving greater intercultural understanding and a key …

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In Cork or heading to Cork this Culture Night?

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If you’re looking for some great language events in Cork have a look at this list! SHANDON PLAZA – CENTRE FOR RUSSIAN CULTURE The Centre for Russian Culture is running a children ceramic art exhibition at Shandon plaza this year. The theme of the exhibition is ‘My Beautiful Cork’. The launch of the exhibition is …

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In Galway or heading to Galway this Culture Night?

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 If you’re looking for some great language events in  Galway have a look at this list! Ballybane Library: Mystery Train – Travel through Europe via Three Literary Capitals Book Club Panel Discussion presents three must–read titles from three different countries. Ballybane Public Library, Castlepark Road, Ballybane 091 380 590 4pm—5pm Russian Cultural Club Alliance at …

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Culture Night 2018 – an overview of language events!

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#CultureNight #OícheChultúir #LanguagExplorers Friday, 21st September 2018 It’s been already 13 years since #CultureNight has been an amazing and free opportunity to explore a range of venues across Ireland and join the celebration of art, creativity and culture!  If you’re looking for some great language events in Dublin have a look at this list! #TheGutterBookshop Join …

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New publication to celebrate Cork’s intercultural communities

Submissions are being sought from Cork’s intercultural communities for a new publication by Cork City Libraries exploring the life of immigrants in the city.

-Submissions sought from immigrant writers for Cork City Libraries initiative 03 September 2018: Submissions are being sought from Cork’s intercultural communities for a new publication by Cork City Libraries exploring the life of immigrants in the city. Both poetry and short prose — fiction and non-fiction — will feature in Intercultural City Voices, a Cork City Libraries initiative in …

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International films for children at the Irish Film Institute

  This weekend the Irish Film Institute will host its annual IFI Family Festival, which will feature international films for young audiences. The aim of the festival is to offer children and families the chance of seeing some of the best new films from around the world for young audiences. The films are mostly not otherwise available …

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How can I help my child with Irish homework?

Are you familiar with the support services that the organisation Gaeloideachas provide? The role and responsibilities of the organisation include providing advice, assistance and support to parents and guardians who want Irish-medium education for their children, as well as support service for naíonraí and schools. Some of the support services aimed at parents include  Irish …

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