Language education is an priority promoted by the Council of Europe as an asset for fostering intercultural dialogue, democratic citizenship and social cohesion. The principle of multilingual education is widely shared in Europe, but it is sometimes difficult to implement. It is in Dublin, in an Ireland characterised by a strong Irish language/English bilingualism and which has set up a “new momentum” towards multilingualism, that the EUNIC Ireland network, is organising an exchange between Europeans specialised in these matters.

A round table, open to all on Zoom, will feature high level experts from Europe who will have a comparative exchange regarding plurilingualism in their countries. Following the conference, cultural institutes based in Dublin, including Alliance Française Dublin, will present Why bother learning languages?, an afternoon of on-site and/or online activities to promote their respective languages to the general public.

Here is our programme of free events for all ages and abilities:

All events are free but booking is required – Book in advance to avoid disappointment!