Happy New Year- First Group Orientation!!

GrĂ¡inne Hand Assistant Director


January 4, 2023

This week we welcomed University of Galway and Burren College of Art students. In no particular order here are just some of the highlights of our 48 hours with these amazing students!

  • We cooked traditional soda bread in Howth

  • Visited, toured and ate in Howth Castle - In some form, Howth Castle has stood on its present site for over 750 years.

  • Learned the skills of Gaelic football and hurling in Na Fianna (Warriors),

  • Listened to ghost stories and about the fierce Maeve O’Malley!

  • Visited parks, museums and other random places in Dublin as part of our Scavenger hunt!

  • Had a live demonstration of Irish “craic” and got to truly understand Irish humour with locals!

  • Ate traditional Irish stew and West of Ireland Seafood chowder!

  • Listened to live Trad music in Temple Bar

  • Bonded

  • Survived a name game

  • Created community


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