Resident Director Attends Launch of Irish Association for Professional Historians

22. April 2014

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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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20. March 2014

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Belfast & Antrim Coast Weekend Spring 2014

Belfast & Antrim Coast Weekend Spring 2014

We’ve recently returned from yet another successful journey to Northern Ireland. Easily our most popular bit of programming on offer, the Belfast Weekend cultural field study is an incredible opportunity for Arcadia students studying in the Republic of Ireland to head north for a dynamic weekend filled with, among other things, local narratives of Belfast […]

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13. March 2014

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Director’s Corner | March 2014

Director’s Corner | March 2014

Check-in with our Resident Director, Dr. Tom Kelley, as he shares the latest from The College of Global Studies in Ireland. This particular update includes a recap of our bi-annual Belfast Weekend Field Study and details on the upcoming Arcadia Ireland Preview: an innovative co-curricular learning opportunity that blends in-class learning in the US with […]

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18. February 2014

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Director’s Corner | February 2014

Director’s Corner | February 2014

Hear from Resident Director Tom Kelley, as he reports on the latest happenings in Ireland. Topics covered include: wild Irish weather, course confirmation visits, and the Belfast Weekend Field Study. Check out the video below!

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10. February 2014

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Student Musician Joins the Dublin Scene!

Student Musician Joins the Dublin Scene!

With the folk music revival of the twentieth century, traditional Irish music found renewed relevance among the Irish people. Gatherings of trad musicians, known colloquially throughout Ireland as “sessions”, have become an integral part of pub culture and, indeed, Irish culture at large. These generally informal, primarily instrumental gatherings are often open to all who […]

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6. February 2014

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Assistant Director Receives IACP Accreditation

Assistant Director Receives IACP Accreditation

The College of Global Studies’ Dublin Center is proud to announce that our Assistant Director, Gráinne Hand, has just received her formal accreditation from the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy! Gráinne began her journey toward becoming a counsellor in 2005, when she completed a one year counselling skills course in NUI Maynooth. Left with […]

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30. January 2014

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Students Experience Ireland’s Gaelic Games

Students Experience Ireland’s Gaelic Games

We here at The College of Global Studies’ Dublin Center believe that students who are abroad in Ireland should be afforded every opportunity to immerse themselves deeply into Irish culture. And there is perhaps nothing more intrinsically Irish than our Gaelic games! So, as part of their orientation programming in Dublin, students are taken to […]

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16. January 2014

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Director’s Corner | January 2014

Director’s Corner | January 2014

Hear from Resident Director Tom Kelley as he reports on the latest happenings in Ireland.  Check out the video below!  

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4. January 2014

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Spring Semester Orientation Sessions Under Way!

Spring Semester Orientation Sessions Under Way!

It’s been a blustery start to January in Dublin, and The College of Global Studies’ staff are hard at work orientating the Spring semester students. So far, we’ve seen our University College Cork students off to the Rebel County and we’re wrapping up sessions for Trinity College Dublin, the Institute of Public Affairs, and Burren […]

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