Wednesday, 27th January

Visit to Croke Park

Meet at 2pm at the reception at 5 Talbot Street. The tour at Croke Park starts at 3pm.

Price: €8.50

Croke Park is in fact one of the largest stadium in Europe, with a capacity of 82,300, able to accomodate all types of events: from fields sports to concerts, meetings, and tradeshows. Most of all, of course, it is famous for hosting the Gaelic Games (Hurling & Gaelic Football) as being itself home and the headquarter of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

Included in the tour is a visit to the GAA Museum with its exhibition galleries and interactive games zones. Visit the team dressing room and enjoy panoramic views of the stadium!

Thursday, 28th January

Cinema Club: Ed Wood

3pm at 45 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1, room 2

Price: Free

A 1994 American biographical period comedy-drama film directed and produced by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp as cult filmmaker Ed Wood. The film concerns the period in Wood’s life when he made his best-known films as well as his relationship with actor Bela Lugosi, played by Martin Landau. Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, Lisa Marie, and Bill Murray are among the supporting cast.

Friday 29th January

Pub night: Czech Inn

Meet us at The Czech Inn at 9pm or at the school reception at 8:50pm

Price: Free, but you buy your own drinks!

The Czech Inn is in the heart of Temple Bar, offers the best and most popular Czech beers and a very popular dance floor.

Saturday 30th January

Au Pair Club: Origami Decorations

1pm to 3pm at 5, Talbot Street, upstairs

Price: Free and open to all au pairs working in Ireland, not just our students!

Origami: Transform a flat sheet of square paper into an amazing little paper sculptures with the help of Francesca. Recreate them at home and use them as decoration items wherever you want. All while meeting other au pairs. What’s not to like!

Sunday 31st January

Day Trip: Blarney Castle, Cork and Rock of Cashel

Price: €50

Departure: 06:50am at Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street

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

Trip includes exploring the world famous Blarney Castle, some time in Cork city and the breath-taking Rock of Cashel. Click for full tour details.

Central English School students climb Blarney Castle, Co Cork

Central English School students on the way up at Blarney Castle, Co Cork.