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St. Patrick's day Celebrations

I think its fair to say that we could all use a little cheer in our lives these days! For me, one of the things that brings… More

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St. Patrick's day Celebrations

Gráinne Hand March 15, 2021

I think its fair to say that we could all use a little cheer in our lives these days! For me, one of the things that brings immense happiness is food! I just love reading recipe books, buying new foods that I haven’t bought before (most recently, meat… More

Good News from Ireland

Gráinne Hand February 10, 2021

Yesterday on a College of Global Studies zoom call, a colleague mentioned that good news was almost difficult to absorb these days. He was of course putting this in context with all of the COVID updates we have been exposed to the last year. In Ireland… More

Wellness Wednesday: Stepping into a new year

Gráinne Hand September 2, 2020

This week marks the start of the school year. Pre-schools, primary schools, secondary or high schools and third level colleges will begin the 2020 2021 academic year in very strange times. I feel that September is drummed into our brains from a young… More

Wellness Wednesday: Global LGBTQ Pride Event

Gráinne Hand June 24, 2020

The annual Pride event in Dublin is exactly as you see it in the picture above. This was taken by one of our Summer students, Loren Thomas who attended during her Summer programme in Dublin in 2019. This year, sadly the physical gathering of people in… More

Wellness Wednesday: The FOMO conversation

Gráinne Hand June 10, 2020

FOMO, the fear of missing out, was added to the Oxford dictionary in 2013 and is, according to many sources as “a feeling of anxiety or insecurity over the possibility of missing out on something, as an event or an opportunity”. Back in March, before… More

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