Although Irish people don’t traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving, you would be hard stretched to find someone who doesn’t know how important it is to our American friends and family. Here in Ireland we like to think of it as similar to our Christmas celebrations… More
With spring 2018 fast approaching it’s finally time to announce Ireland’s excursion line up. This semester we are taking you outdoors. Ireland’s beauty rests in the history steeped hills and breath-taking arrays of green so be prepared for seeing a new… More
The Celtic Feast of Samhain; Celtic New Year
November 1 is the Celtic Feast of Samhain. Samhain – “summer’s end” was the most important of the ancient Celtic feasts.
The Celts honoured the intertwining forces of existence; darkness and light, night… More
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
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