Ireland is one of the countries where people are least likely to be able to speak another language
Ireland was fifth worst with 60% not being able to speak another language - but better than Hungary (65%), Italy (62%), the UK and Portugal (61% in each).
40% of Irish respondents said they could hold a conversation in one additional language this (includes Irish).
In countries like Luxembourg (98%), Latvia (95%), the Netherlands (94%) and Sweden (91%) say that they are able to speak at least one language in addition to their mother tongue.
|The most common additional languages for Irish people are Irish (22%), French (17%), German and English (both 6%).|