Shrove Tuesday at the Dublin Center

Gráinne Hand February 10, 2016

Yesterday at the Arcadia Dublin Center we celebrateed Pancake Tuesday. Often called Shrove Tuesday or in the Irish language "Pancóg Dé Máirt" it was traditionally a day when ingredients were used up before the holy season of Lent. Yesterday it gave us… More

Foodie Cork

Mary McSwiney February 9, 2016

This weekend I had the pleasure of joining students from University College Cork, and a Dublin Parliamentary Intern on the Cork Food Trail. Cork is a region famous for its fantastic food, so a culinary tour of the City is a great way to take it all in… More

Ireland for Adventure

Gráinne Hand January 25, 2016

This weekend I joined many others in the free, invigorating, endorphin releasing and sometimes challenging activity that is running. There is now a huge culture of running and marathons in Ireland and sure where better to take part in such an activity… More

Living life on a Budget

Mary McSwiney January 22, 2016

For many students, money matters can be a source of stress, confusion and often panic! But with a bit of planning and a few tricks surviving on a budget is not so bad.  Make a plan Write out a budget for the semester and don’t leave anything out. How… More

A New Year and a New Orientation!

Mary McSwiney January 7, 2016

It’s the first week of the New Year and Spring Orientations are well under way! Monday we were delighted to welcome the students studying in University College Cork and National University of Ireland Galway. They’re three day orientation in Dublin was… More

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