Category: Dublin + London (Dual City)

Afternoon Trips to the Coast

Something that I didn’t originally know about Dublin is how close it is to the coast… and I must say, I am very happy about it. There are tons of adorable beach towns that are just a 30 minute train ride from Dublin. Plus, they’re easily accessible (and affordable) via Dublin Area Rapid Transit or ...

Free and Affordable Things to do in Dublin

Studying Abroad can be very expensive. Although we may have scholarships for our programs, we must also support ourselves while living in another country. Sure, you’ll spend money on eating out, souvenirs and traveling on the weekend, but when you want to take a break from all the spending, here’s what you can do in ...

The Spooky Side of Dublin

After a very serious weekend in Northern Ireland, we decided that it was time to do something a bit silly. A group of MyIreland students got together to take the DoDublin Ghostbus Tour. Guided by actors, the tour takes you to a few locations around the city with a creepy history. As soon as we ...

On Peace and Conflict: A Visit to Northern Ireland

As part of the MyIreland program, our group was taken on a three-day tour of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is actually a country that is part of the United Kingdom. When the Republic of Ireland declared independence from Great Britain in 1922, unionists of Northern Ireland chose to remain a part of the UK due ...

The Authentic Irish Experience at Causey Farm

As part of our orientation into the MyIreland program, FIE took the group students to Causey Farm, located in County Meath, about an hour outside of Dublin. When we arrived to the farm, we were greeted by an enthusiastic guide named Ella, as well as a few adorable dogs. Ella brought us to a room ...

Céad Míle Fáilte: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes from Dublin!

On the evening of Wednesday, June 20th, I embarked on my journey to Dublin from Philadelphia. This summer, I will be participating in the Dublin + London Dual City Summer program through the Foundation for International Education (FIE), spending five weeks in each city. I planned this trip with my friend Maggie, who is also ...