Monday: Music Workshop | Wednesday: Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library | Pub Night: The Celt | Saturday Au Pair Club: Café | Sunday trip: Cliffs of Moher

Monday, 8th January

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 ‘Change’ sung by Tracy Chapman. 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, 10th January

Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library

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

Castle admission ticket: €5,50 with student ID

Library admission ticket: FREE

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 on the ground of Dublin Castle and is renowned for its outstanding collection of Asian and Middle Eastern art. It currently hosts the exhibition of Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War.

Friday, 12th January

Pub night: The Celt

Price: Free in, buy your own drinks.

Location: 81 Talbot St, North City, Dublin

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

Let’s start the new year with a classic: traditional music, good beer and good fun. See you there!

Saturday, 13th January

Au Pair Club: Café

1pm to 3pm – At 45 Parnell Square West

Price: Free and open to all au pairs!

Welcome back to all the Au Pairs, to the old ones and the new ones, too! You can all get together, as usual, and enjoy some tea, coffee, pastries and have plenty of chats…in English!

Sunday, 14th January

Trip to: The Cliffs of Moher

Price: €39

Departure: At 06:50. Meet at 06:40 from Molly Malone Statue on Suffolk Street.

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

Trip includes a visit to Doolin, The Burren National Park and some time in Galway City

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Click here for full tour details

Simon is the Director of Studies at the Central School of English in Dublin

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