Monday: Music Workshop | Wednesday: Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library | Friday Night: The Grand Social | Saturday Au Pair Club: Café | Sunday Trip: Connemara

Monday, 4th September

Monday Workshop Series – Learn English through the 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 ‘Roar’ sung by Katy Perry. 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, 6th September

Visit to Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library

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

Price: €5.50 with student ID (admission ticket to Dublin Castle)

Once a military fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years, Dublin Castle now functions as a site for important State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations. The Chester Beatty Library is in the grounds of Dublin Castle and is renowned for its outstanding collection of Asian and Middle Eastern art.

Friday, 8th September

Pub night: The Grand Social

Price: Free in, buy your own drinks.

Location: 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1

Meet there at 9pm or at 8.50pm at the school reception

The Grand Social is a lively and trendy pub located by the Ha’penny Bridge. It is regarded as being one of the best concert venues in Dublin! Join us for great music and for a pint together!

Saturday, 9th September

Au Pair Club: Café

1pm to 3pm – At 45 Parnell Square West

Price: Free and open to all au pairs!

Come and have a cup of tea or coffee and some cake, cookies or fruit while enjoying the company of other au pairs.

Sunday, 10th September

Day Trip: Connemara

Price: €45

Departure: 6.30am.

Meet at 6.20am at the Molly Malone Statue on Suffolk Street.

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

Trip includes exploring Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, a visit to Killary Sheep Farm and some time in Galway City.

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