Conversation Exchange

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Conversation ExchangeConversation exchanges are very popular in the libraries. As well as practising your language skills with native speakers through conversation, you can also learn much about the culture, politics and economics of that country. They are held in Ballymun, Cabra, Central Library, Coolock, Donaghmede, Pearse Street, Pembroke, Raheny and Walkinstown libraries. Dates and times may vary (see below); it is advisable to check with location in advance.

Ballymun Library

  • Ciorcal Comhrá Gaeilge / Irish Language Conversation Circle, gach Déardaoin 3pm - 5pm (note: no meeting during August)
  • Japanese Language & Cultural Exchange, meet once a month.  (note: no meeting during July or August)

Telephone (01) 222 8356 for further details.

Cabra Library

  • French/English Conversation Exchange, Tuesdays, 6.30pm - 8pm
  • Spanish/English Conversation Exchange, Wednesdays, 7pm - 8pm
  • English Conversation Group, Mondays from 6pm - 8pm and Wednesdays from 10am - 12pm Note, this does not run in July or August.
  • Irish Conversation Exchange, Saturdays, 11.30am - 12.30pm

Tel. 01 8691414 for further details.

Central Library, ILAC Centre

  • English/Multilingual Conversation Exchange - open to speakers of all languages including English speakers: Fridays, 3.30 - 4.45pm
  • French/English Conversation Exchange: Wednesdays, 6pm - 7.45pm
  • German/English Conversation Exchange: Saturdays, 1pm - 2.30pm
  • Irish/English Conversation Exchange: Saturdays, 11.30am - 1.00pm
  • Japanese/English Conversation Exchange: Saturdays, 10am - 11.30am
  • Spanish/English Conversation Exchange: Tuesdays, 6pm - 7.45pm
  • Italian/English Conversation Exchange: Mondays, 6pm - 7.45pm

Tel. 01 8734333 for further details.

No Language Exchanges on Saturday 22nd February 2020

There will be an all-day Seminar on in the activity room on Saturday 22nd February.
As a result, there will be no Language Exchanges.

Exchanges will resume as normal on Feb 29th.

Coolock Library

  • Maidin Comhra Irish Conversation Exchange, Tuesdays from 10am - 11am and 11.30am - 12.30pm.

Tel. 01 8477781 for further details.

Donaghmede Library

  • Irish Conversation Group - Ciorcal Comhrá: Mondays, 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

Tel. 01 8482833 for further details.

Pearse Street Library

  • Spanish-English Language Exchange on (most) Saturdays, from 11am - 1pm
  •  Italian-English Language Exchange on (most) Saturdays, from 1pm - 3pm
  • Portuguese for Beginners on (most) Saturdays, from 1.00pm - 3pm

Tel. 01 6744888 to confirm upcoming dates and for further details.

Pembroke Library

  • Irish Conversation Group: Every second and fourth Monday of the month, 7pm – 8pm (except July and August)
  • French Fridays / Vive le Vendredi. Every second Friday of the month at 10am. Informal gathering of lovers of French language and culture who wish to improve their knowledge through conversation, reading and exchange of learning/ideas.

Tel. 01 6689575 for further details.

Raheny Library

  • Irish Conversation Group: Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 8pm
  • Spanish/English Conversation Exchange: Mondays, 6.30pm - 8pm
  • French Conversation Exchange: Tuesdays, 6.30pm - 8pm
  • German Conversation Exchange: first and last Thursday of the month from 6.30pm-8.00pm.

Tel. 01 8315521 for further details.

Rathmines Library

Ciorcal Comhrá Gaeilge / Irish Language Conversation Circle - twice monthly at 6.30pm. Days vary so enquire in the library - 01 222 8461

Walkinstown Library

  • Irish Conversation Group: Monday, 6pm - 7pm

Telephone 01 222 8890 for further details.

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