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*   Mother tongue -Tamil Language Education Program – Start Event * Purpose, Action plan, Discussion of the course of the curriculum and explanation of the next move Parents, Teacher, Student – Discussion Day: 10 February 2019 Time: Afternoon 3-5 Place: Moeran Hall, Dublin We invite all the Tamil relations with love!

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“My world of Languages” – Art Competition at the Mother Tongues Festival

Mother Tongues Festival Art competition

About the Competition The first Mother Tongues Art Competition was instituted by Mother Tongues to celebrate International Mother to celebrate International Mother Language Day and the International Year of Indigenous Languages within the Mother Tongues Festival. The goal of the competition is to explore the role of language in our everyday life. Everyone between the ages of 4 and 18 is …

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Raising bilingual children can be both a happy and a frustrating experience. Parents who move to a new country and want to transmit their mother tongue to their children often face challenges and may be puzzled by the many different strategies that are recommended by friends and family. We know that parents are very happy …

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Language Adventures awarded the Dublin Bus Community Spirit Award

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Mother Tongues’ new project Language Adventures was awarded the Dublin Bus Community Spirit Award this November. Mother Tongues was one of the many great organisations that work tirelessly with the local community, and we are proud to receive this award for a new collaborative project with Dublin City Libraries. Language Adventures is a community storytelling …

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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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