10 Reasons To Choose Ireland For Your Study Abroad Trip

While Ireland may be best known for its lush countryside, Celtic music and historic castles, there are plenty of other best-kept secrets about the green island. Take a look at our 10 reasons to choose Ireland for your upcoming study abroad trip.

  1. Outdoor activities galore!

    Students who study in Ireland can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, golfing, rock climbing, water skiing, horseback riding, wake boarding, boating, surfing, scuba diving, skydiving, fishing, and more!

  2. Day trips

    While in Galway its easy to visit Dublin, Cork & Blarney, Wexford & Waterford, Belfast and the Isle of Arran.

  3. Magnificent Music

    Celtic music is one-of-a kind. Ireland’s music will make you tap your foot and grab your neighbor for a turn or two. Students can see live music at nearly every pub and on every street corner in Galway.

  4. Historic Sites

    Ireland is rich with Celtic history and culture. A lot of heritage students come here to discover their roots and learn about ancestors.

  5. Literary Giants

    Think Oscar Wilde, C.S. Lewis, Frank McCourt, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, William Butler Yeats when you think of Ireland.

  6. Cobblestone Streets

    Discover a new side of Ireland while walking cobblestone streets and exploring charming hideaways.

  7. Festivals

    While studying in Ireland , students might partake in the famous Cork Jazz Festival, the Galway International Oyster Festival or many other local celebrations.

  8. Clean Air

    Breathe deeply and savor the crisp, clean air.

  9. Sports and Activity

    Did you know Ireland has the most golf courses in all of Europe? Hurling, boxing and fishing are also very popular traditional Irish sports.

  10. Modern Flair

    Dublin, Galway and Limerick are all home to stylish shopping malls and boutiques, chic nightlife and outstanding cuisine.

Are you convinced yet? Check out the culture corners for ISA Ireland programs to learn more about this study abroad location and decide if its the perfect place for your upcoming semester.


Author: International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited schools and universities in 73 program locations throughout the world.

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