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.
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!
While in Galway its easy to visit Dublin, Cork & Blarney, Wexford & Waterford, Belfast and the Isle of Arran.
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.
Ireland is rich with Celtic history and culture. A lot of heritage students come here to discover their roots and learn about ancestors.
Think Oscar Wilde, C.S. Lewis, Frank McCourt, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, William Butler Yeats when you think of Ireland.
Discover a new side of Ireland while walking cobblestone streets and exploring charming hideaways.
While studying in Ireland , students might partake in the famous Cork Jazz Festival, the Galway International Oyster Festival or many other local celebrations.
Breathe deeply and savor the crisp, clean air.
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.
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.
great reasons! and, because we LOVE ireland!!
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