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

Optional Excursions

In addition to the excursions listed above Maynooth University will offer optional excursions during the summer school which will be available to AIFS students. The destinations and prices will be determined in early 2022 and details will be posted here.

Dates and itineraries of all excursions are tentative and subject to change. Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for excursions are nonrefundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.


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