Monday: Music Workshop | Wednesday: St. Patrick’s Cathedral| Friday Night: O’Neills | Saturday Au Pair Club: Café | Sunday Trip: Giant’s Causeway

Monday, 31st July

Monday Workshop Series – Learn English through lyrics of popular songs

At 45 Parnell Square West

From 2pm to 4pm

Price: Free and open to all students!

Learn English through the lyrics of famous songs! This week you will go through the lyrics of the song ‘Hotel California’ sang by The Eagles. Focus on the pronunciation of the words, through listening and reading exercises, and on their meaning! Get the general sense of the song and discuss it! Hear it here.  

Wednesday, 2nd of August

Visit to St Patrick’s Cathedral

Meet at 2pm at the reception at 5 Talbot Street.

Price: €5,50 with studend ID

This is a really important historical, religious and architectural site in Dublin: named after the patron saint who brought Christianity to Ireland. St. Patrick’s Cathedral was founded in 1191 and it is the largest church in Ireland and one of Dublin’s two Church of Ireland cathedrals. The writer and satirist Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, was Dean of the cathedral from 1713 to 1745. His grave and epitaph can be seen in the cathedral, along with those of his friend Stella.

Friday, 4th August

Pub night: O’Neills pub

Price: Free in, buy your own drinks

Location: 2 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2

Meet there at 9:00 or at 08:50 at the school reception

Situated in the historic heart of Dublin just a stones throw from Temple Bar is O´Neill´s Pub. Around the corner from Trinity College, Grafton Street and the world-famous Molly Malone Statue, it´s the perfect place for a pint or a lively music session.

Saturday, 5th August

Au Pair Club Café

1pm to 3pm – At 45 Parnell Square West

Price: Free and open to all au pairs!

Enjoy the company of other au pairs. Chat, relax, eat some pastry and enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee. Exchange your experiences as an au pair and make new friends. Only one rule: speak English!

Sunday, 6th August

Day Trip: The Giant’s Causeway

Price: €60

Departure: 06:30am. Meet at 06:20 at Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street.

Please note: This trip must be booked in advance. Book at the reception before Thursday lunchtime.

This trip includes a stop at the dark hedges, a tour of the Giant’s Causeway, crossing of the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge, a photostop at Dunluce Castle, and some time in Belfast city.

Click here for tour details

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