Monday: Music Workshop | Wednesday: St Patrick’s Cathedral | Pub Night: Porterhouse (Temple Bar) | Saturday Au Pair Club: Café | Sunday trip: The Giant’s Causeway
Monday, 22nd 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 ‘Animal Instinct’ sung by Cranberries. 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, 24th January
St Patrick’s Cathedral
Meet at 2pm at the reception at 5 Talbot Street.
Price: €5,50 with student ID
This is a really important historical, religious and architectural site in Dublin: named after the patron saint who brought Christianity to Ireland, St. Patrik’s Cathedral was founded in 1191 and it is the largest church in Ireland and one of Dublin’s two Church of Irelandcathedrals. 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, 26th January
Pub night: Porterhouse in Temple Bar
Price: Free in, buy your own drinks.
Location: 16-18 Parliament St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Meet there at 9pm or at 8.50pm at the school reception
The Porterhouse is a unique pub. It brews its own beers and boasts a huge range of beers from all around the world. There is also live music. Join us for a pint or more and some good quality time!
Saturday, 27th January
Au Pair Club: Café
1pm to 3pm – At 45 Parnell Square West
Price: Free and open to all au pairs!
Nice pastries, tea and coffee plus lots of chat make the Au Pair Club the perfect place to meet other au pairs and practise your English.
Sunday, 28th January
Trip to: The Giant’s Causeway
Departure: At 06:30. Meet at 06:20 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 the Antrim Coastal Drive, the Carrick a Rede rope bridge (crossing included), a visit to Dunluce castle and some time in Belfast City.
Click here for full tour details.