Samhain- The Roots of the Spooks.

Alice Higgins October 20, 2017

Did you know that Halloween sprouted from an Irish Celtic tradition known as Samhain? Nope, didn't think so! Well about 2,000 years ago, Samhain was the name given to the mid-point of the calendar where the ‘light’ of summer and the ‘dark’ of winter met… More

Regional Trip, 2017- The Countdown is On.

Alice Higgins October 4, 2017

The countdown is on and oh, what a treat we have in store.  Next weekend we have our regional trip for Fall 2017. This year, Arcadia students from Ireland, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland will be joining forces in the beautiful Belfast to explore… More

Are You the Next MasterChef?!

Alice Higgins September 13, 2017

You’ve arrived, you’ve settled in, you’ve made some friends and now it’s the big challenge- you have to cook!!  One life skill that living in Ireland will teach you is the art of cooking.  We don’t expect you to be the next Gordon Ramsay, but it’s a good… More

An Cúairt ar Phobal- Digitally Detoxed.

Alice Higgins August 30, 2017

Instagram, oh how we love it. We love the likes, the comments and the general knowledge that we ourselves (and our friends) are having an awesome time. But, what happens when we put down our phones? When we are no longer looking at things through a screen?… More

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