Day Out: Kilmainham Gaol; Film Club: Pride and Prejudice; Night Out: Workman’s Club; Au Pair Club: Valentine’s Cookies; Day Trip: Connemara
Wednesday, 10th February
Visit to Kilmainham Goal
Meet at 2pm at the reception at 5 Talbot Street.
Price: €2 (the entrance fee)
Kilmainham Gaol is one of the largest unoccupied prisons in Europe.
Opened in 1796 as the County Gaol for Dublin, Kilmainham Gaol functioned for most of its life as an ordinary prison and has, at crucial moments, held within its walls most of the key personalities involved in the struggle for Irish independence.
Thursday, 11th February
Cinema Club: Pride and Prejudice
3pm at 45 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1, room 2
The story is based on Jane Austen’s novel about five sisters – Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia Bennet – in Georgian England. Their lives are turned upside down when a wealthy young man (Mr. Bingley) and his best friend (Mr. Darcy) arrive in their neighborhood.
Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Jane Austen (novel), Deborah Moggach (screenplay)
Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn
Friday, 12th February
Pub Night: Workmans
Meet us at Workmans at 9pm or at the school reception at 8:50pm
Price: Free, but you buy your own drinks!
The Workman’s is a lively and trendy pub located by the river: two floors, lots of music and cool people!
Come along to meet other students and get to practise your English while enjoying Dublin’s night life.
Saturday 13th January
Au Pair Club: Valentine Cookie Baking
1pm to 3pm at 45 Parnell Square West (kitchen)
Price: Free and open to all au pairs working in Ireland, not just our students!
Let’s get prepared for Valentine’s day in style and with taste! Together with Giusy you’ll be baking delicious heart shaped cookies. Loose your creativity, get to know other Au Pairs and bake…with love!
Sunday 14th February
Day Trip: Connemara
Departure: 06:50am at Suffolk Street near the Old Stone Church/Molly Malone Statue
NB: This trip must be booked in advance. Book at the reception before Thursday lunchtime.
Trip includes exploring of Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, a visit to Killary Sheep Farm and some time in Galway City.
Cick here for full tour details