On 24th February we celebrated UNESCO International Mother Language Day and the first birthday of Mother Tongues with a Festival of languages. The idea for the first Mother Tongues Festival started over coffee during a sunny afternoon in August 2017 and, as the project developed, … Continue readingGreat success for the First Mother Tongues Festival!
The First Mother Tongues Festival took place on 24th February 2018, and it was the first of its kind in Ireland. The festival was a resounding success, featuring performances and workshops in 17 different languages, bringing together people from various cultural backgrounds to celebrate Ireland’s … Continue readingMother Tongues Festival in the National Press
On 13th February Francesca and Claudia from Mother Tongues were interviewed by Pat Kenny. Claudia and Domenico talked about their experience of raising a trilingual daughter with English, German and Italian, and Francesca discussed some of the advantages of bilingualism and gave an overview of … Continue readingAn interview with Pat Kenny