Study Abroad in Maynooth, Ireland

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Study Abroad in Maynooth: Cultural Excursions

Dublin (day trip)

Included in program fee

Experience the energy of Ireland’s capital city the day after arriving in Maynooth. Visit includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Welcome meal at Ireland’s oldest pub, the Brazen Head
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Visits to the Book of Kells and the Guinness Storehouse

Glendalough and Dún Laoghaire (day trip)

Included in program fee

Tour the valley of Glendalough and coastal town of Dún Laoghaire on a day trip from
Maynooth that includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided sightseeing tour

Irish Farm Experience (day trip)

Included in program fee

Visit a working Irish farm just outside of Dublin for a day that includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Light refreshments
  • Activities such as making your own Irish soda bread, demonstration on how to milk a cow, Irish drum and Céilí (dancing) lessons, tractor rides and more

Giant’s Causeway (day trip)

Included in program fee

Explore Giant’s Causeway, world-famous for its 40,000 basalt columns, on a day tour from Maynooth that includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided sightseeing
  • Option to stay in Northern Ireland for the weekend and enjoy a Game of Thrones filming tour (for an additional fee)

Optional Excursion to London, England (2 nights)

Included for students on the AIFS flight package only

Check Buckingham Palace off your bucket list with a trip to London on your way to campus. Visit includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfasts
  • Guided sightseeing tour past major sights such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Tower of London
  • Free time to explore on your own

Dates and itineraries of all excursions are tentative and subject to change.

In addition to the excursions listed above Maynooth University will offer an optional excursion during the summer school which will be available to AIFS students. The destination and price will not be determined until early 2020 and details will be posted on the AIFS website once available. In summer 2019 this was a 2 day/1 night excursion to Galway and the Cliffs of Moher.