Dr. Thomas Kelley
Tom Kelley joined Arcadia in October 2011. Tom, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, graduated from Kenyon College with Distinction and High Honors in History. He also holds a Ph.D. in Irish History from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, as well as a Master’s Degree completed in both French and English in Reformation and Enlightenment studies.
Most people who know a little bit about the USA and a little bit about Ireland are familiar with the close historical and cultural connections between the two nations. Others with an even deeper understanding know the close political ties between the… More
The question I am asked most often these days is what does the Brexit mean for Ireland. Will the Leave vote mean more businesses locating to Dublin? Will Britain still want Irish potatoes? Will Game of Thrones continue filming in Northern Ireland? No… More
Students from England, Scotland & Ireland meet up in Dublin During Easter week in 1916, a small yet determined group of rebels took up arms against Britain during an historic rebellion that changed the direction of Irish self-determination. What made… More
Ireland’s current Prime Minister, or Taoiseach, dissolved the Irish parliament recently and called for new elections on 26 February. While the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates battle for their party nominations over the next few months… More
Students studying with Arcadia in Ireland had the great excitement of visiting the real Game of Thrones film locations in Northern Ireland last weekend along with me, Resident Director for Arcadia in Ireland. The activity weekend included visits to Inch… More