From hill walking to bog treks to the fastest sports on earth, Ireland is alive and kicking. Co-curricular activities involve the outdoors, exploring the Irish landscape and experiencing Irish games.
As Fortune 500 companies base operations in Ireland with its young, educated and entrepreneurial workforce, this theme explores Ireland's innovative contributions to the modern world.
Ireland has a rich tradition of spirituality and contemplation, from pre-Christian thought to contemporary secular methods of achieving enlightened well-being. Students will engage with both the sacred and the secular while pursuing this theme.
Many communities -both imagined and real - call Ireland home. This theme explores the artistic and the creative energies in Irish culture - focusing on the literary, theatrical and the musical.
Irish thought and particularly the Irish Diaspora have made an impact all over the world. Where does this influence come from and what does it mean to be Irish today?
Communities matter. This theme examines the relation between local elements as they fit together as necessary parts of the broader Irish community.