Roots of Irish America
Explore Irish American ancestry from historical, sociological, political, and economic perspectives. Through museum site visits, genealogical research, analysis of folk narratives, you’ll study key themes related to Irish-American emigration.
Learn Irish, Gaelic, language through interaction in the Gaeltachtaí, or Irish-speaking districts of the country. Explore issues of contemporary literature, art, sport, commerce and communication.
Explore the multiple identities inherent in Irish culture on weekend excursions designed to compare and contrast American notions of identity with aspects of Irish identity.
Irish Campus Life
Participate and reflect upon a new cultural activity to gain a deeper understanding of the fabric of Irish cultural life such as step dancing or traditional music, Irish sports, student newspaper, drama, service organization or student government.
Community Service in Ireland
Commit to helping a multi-cultural volunteer group and enhance your knowledge of Irish culture and the routines of daily life and integrate more meaningfully with Irish society.