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  • Day 1 and 2 in Dublin
    By Aoife Finlay at CIEE
    “Fáilte go Baile Átha Cliath" After arriving yesterday morning, students checked into their rooms and got to know each other and their new city. We made the most of our...keep reading
    Featured Blogger: Freyda Liswardi
    By Julianne O'Connell at CIEE
    Today's featured blogger is Freyda Liswardi. Freyda shares her experience talking with locals over the past two weeks. _____________ On the way to Glendalough, our tour guide (more on him...keep reading
  • Gaelic Games
    By Laurie Perrin at CIEE
    Yesterday students had the opportunity to learn and practice Gaelic Games from a couple Irish players who grew up with the sport. First they learned how to play hurling, which...keep reading
  • EPIC museum: Irish Emigration
    By Le Tran at CIEE
    After class today, the students gave fabulous presentations on various cultural and social components of Irish and American systems. Topics ranging from abortion rights to prison systems were presented, as...keep reading
  • Living and Collaborating in Dublin!
    By Hilary Fuller at CIEE
    One of the amazing things about our Global Navigators program is how much the students are pushed outside their comfort zones. For the majority of them, this is the first...keep reading
  • Adventures in Ireland!
    By Le Tran at CIEE
    Thankful for the lovely sunshine and warm days in Ireland, our group did a day trip to Kilkenny where folks got to explore the town's castle, enchanting alleys, and sprawling...keep reading
  • Getting Active with Gaelic Sports
    By Le Tran at CIEE
    After a few days of getting settled into Dublin, students were comfortable navigating their way to Griffith College for class. The guest lecture today was highly informative, as we often...keep reading
    Featured Blogger: Elsa Gordon
    By Julianne O'Connell at CIEE
    Today's featured post comes from Elsa Gordon, of Portland, Maine. Elsa shares her experience of our Sunday day trip to Dun Laoghaire, a coastal town about 30 minutes away from...keep reading

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