Tuesday: Song Workshop | Wednesday Day Out: Dublin Castle | Friday Night: Workman’s Club | Au Pair Club: Café | Sunday Day Trip: Belfast

Tuesday, 22nd November

Tuesday Workshop Series: Learn English through lyrics of popular songs

At 5, Talbot street

From 2pm to 4pm

Price: Free and open to all students!

Another workshop on learning English through the lyrics of famous songs! This time you will go through the lyrics of the song ‘Don’t stop me now’ by the very famous English rock band, Queen. 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, 23rd November

Visit to Dublin Castle and the Chester Beatty Library

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

Castle admission ticket: €5.50

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 in the grounds of Dublin Castle and is renowned for its outstanding collection of Asian and Middle Eastern art. It currently hosts an exhibition of the beautiful oil paintings of the Chinese artist Hong Ling.

Friday, 25th November

Pub night: Workman’s Club

Price: Free in, buy your own drinks

Location: 10 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2

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

This pub, located by the Liffey, is on two floors: it is usually very busy and has great music! Come along, meet other students and practise your English while enjoying your Friday night at the Workman’s with us!

Saturday, 26th November

Au Pair Club Café

1pm to 3pm – At 5, Talbot Street

Price: Free and open to all au pairs!

Come to have a good cup of tea or coffee and to sample some cakes while enjoying the company of other au pairs.

Sunday, 27th November

Day Trip: Belfast

Departure: 08:00.

Meet 07:50 at Molly Malone Statue on Suffolk street.

Price: €40

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

This trip includes visits to the Belfast Peace Wall, the Republican Museum, St Patrick’s Grave & Exhibition Centre at Downpatrick, Dundrum Castle, the Mourne Mountains and Gravity Hill.

Click here for full tour details