Study Abroad in Maynooth, Ireland

Excursions / Travel - January Term 2019

Excursion to Dublin (2 days)

Included in program fee

The program begins in Dublin with an introduction to the Irish capital and a chance to get your bearings. Visit the Guinness Storehouse and try to find a table in a pub in Temple Bar. Dubliners are so friendly, you'll be feeling like a local in no time, and we're sure you’ll be back for more!

Game of Thrones Day Trip

Included in program fee

You will have a morning trek in Tollymore Forest and an afternoon trek at Winterfell in the Castle Ward Estate. You will also visit Strangford, Inch Abbey, Ballynahinch and Dromore, all key locations used for the filming of this popular TV series.

Optional Excursion to Galway (2 nights - $325)

Taking a train from Dublin you will stay for 2 nights in Galway (breakfast is included) and enjoy a Galway city walking tour, visit to the Aran Islands and a group meal with traditional music. Galway is a medieval city which today is full of colorful, cozy pubs and artisan shops and has a quirky, artsy vibe which its student population strives to maintain. You may even hear the locals speaking Irish Gaelic, a form of Celtic language.

A minimum of 6 students is required for this optional excursion to run.

Dates and itineraries are tentative and subject to change.