A trip down memory lane

28. July 2014

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A trip down memory lane

This week, 50 years ago, Experiment in International Living (EIL) brought its first group of  students to Ireland to experience the emerald isle’s culture and way of living. EIL is the oldest exchange programme organisation in the world and Arcadia University Dublin works with them to provide students coming to Ireland with the opportunity to partake in […]

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1. July 2014

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“Must-try Foodie Havens” in Dublin City

“Must-try Foodie Havens” in Dublin City

The National Geographic has recommended Dublin’s food scene to it’s 8 million readers in a recent review. A photographer and food journalist have composed a list of 10 “must-try foodie havens” located in Ireland’s capital. Establishments featured range from ice cream parlours to Michelin star restaurants and everything in between. The Queen of Tarts features […]

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25. June 2014

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Ireland #1

Ireland #1

Ireland has taken the top spot in the very first Good Country Index. The recently published index ranks nations according to their overall contribution to humanity using 35 separate indicators from the United Nations, the World Bank  and other international institutions spread across seven categories. Ireland placed in the top 10 in four of the seven categories securing […]

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25. June 2014

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Trip to Croker

Trip to Croker

During their Summer Programme, students from Clemson University took a trip to see one of Europe’s largest stadiums, Croke Park. Croke Park, or “Croker” as it is locally known, plays host to Ireland’s national games, hurling and gaelic football, and music concerts by world renowned acts such as One Direction and U2. It has a capacity […]

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18. June 2014

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Limerick City of Culture 2014

Limerick City of Culture 2014

  Great news for University of Limerick Fall 2014 students –  you will arrive in time for “The Giants Journey”  which takes place on the 5th, 6th and 7th of September. This event has been organised by Limerick City of Culture 2014.  Limerick City of Culture 2014 is an ambitious plan to take the different elements of […]

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18. June 2014

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10 Things to do in Ireland on a Budget

10 Things to do in Ireland on a Budget

Do you want to experience Ireland, explore its beauty and uncover some of it’s secret gems? Are you living on a student budget? If you answered yes to the above then you’ve come to the right place! irishcentral.com have composed a list of 10 things to do in Ireland on a budget. It features a a range of […]

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10. June 2014

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Ireland features high in Lonely Planet’s list of “Secret Europe, 50 Truly Unforgettable Experiences to Inspire Your Next Trip.”

Ireland features high in Lonely Planet’s list of “Secret Europe, 50 Truly Unforgettable Experiences to Inspire Your Next Trip.”

Lonely Planet has compiled a list of 50 locations in Europe which will provide visitors with a truly unforgettable experience and have included it in their recently published e-book. The list focuses on “undiscovered and overlooked destinations and experiences” in Europe. We were delighted to see that Ireland features twice on the list, and has impressively […]

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6. June 2014

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Summer Programmes 2014

Summer Programmes 2014

Our Summer Programmes are off to a great start with the Clemson University Programme being the first to get underway. The Clemson students received a fascinating lecture by Dr. Shane Kenna on the Revolutionary period of the early 20th Century. Those who wish to learn more about Ireland’s Revolutionary period might be interested in the following: […]

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22. April 2014

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Resident Director Attends Launch of Irish Association for Professional Historians

Resident Director Attends Launch of Irish Association for Professional Historians

Dr Tom Kelley attended the launch of the Irish Association for Professional Historians website on 15 April at the Royal Irish Academy. This website is significant because for the first time, an online database of Irish historians will be available to the public. This website will also provide a fantastic new network for the study […]

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26. March 2014

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QUB Students Head West for the Weekend

QUB Students Head West for the Weekend

This past weekend several of our QUB students made their way over to Galway as part of their Arcadia sponsored weekend trip. This included an excursion to Inis Mór, the largest and most populated (a sparse 800 people according to recent figures) of the world-renowned Aran Islands, and a stop-off at the Ulster American Folk […]

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