UCC Farewell Meal

Gráinne Hand April 28, 2016

Yesterday evening brought me to the Rebel County of Cork to meet our UCC students for the end of Semester farewell meal. What a treat it was! A nice small group meant that we were able to all sit together and exchange stories over delicious Irish food… More

Passover Reflections at the Dublin Center

Gráinne Hand April 27, 2016

As a way to mark the celebrations of Passover in the Jewish calendar we invited our Dublin students to the Arcadia Center for some goodies this lunchtime. This was also the perfect opportunity to take some time out to sit and chat about adventures had… More

Mary & Jodi's American Adventure

Mary McSwiney April 15, 2016

This week has been a particularly exciting time in the Arcadia Calendar – the annual new staff training trip to Glenside! Both myself and our new Irish Programmes Officer Jodi Killackey travelled to Arcadia University in Glenside, PA to touch base with… More

Farewell to the Parliamentary Interns

Mary McSwiney April 8, 2016

This Wednesday was the farewell meal for our Dublin Parliamentary Interns and I had the opportunity to chat with students about their experience. The Dublin Parliamentary Internship stands out as a truly fantastic and unique programme. Students split… More

1916 State Commemorations

Mary McSwiney April 1, 2016

This weekend marked the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the Easter Rising and the pinnacle of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Commemorations. The commemorations began on Saturday with a ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance, and a special reception… More

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