Ireland: Political Science & Criminal Justice



10 days






Dublin & Belfast

This 10 day program gives students a close look at the political and criminal justice systems in Ireland.

During a walking tour in Dublin that takes us to Trinity College, City Hall, and Dublin Castle, students will receive a lesson on the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War.

There will be many more opportunities to learn about politics and justice in Ireland through various activities, such as touring the Criminal Courts of Justice, visiting the School of Criminology and Justice in the Queen’s University of Belfast, exploring Belfast’s Parliament buildings and the Republican History Museum, and more.

There are many additional activities in the program, including a day trip to Derry, a full-day excursion to Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, shopping on Dublin’s Grafton Street, and more.

Program includes

  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 3 Traditional Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Full-Time Guide & Assistance
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Entrances to All Museums
  • Criminal Courts of Justice
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Parliaments Buildings
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Carrick-A-Rede Bridge


DAY 01– Departure

  • Depart for Dublin, Ireland

DAY 02– Dublin

  • Arrive in Dublin
  • Transfer to Accommodations
  • Check In, Relax, & Refresh
  • Orientation Walking Tour
  • Lunch
  • Kilmainham Gaol Museum
  • Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation

DAY 03– Dublin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Dublin Historical & Cultural Walking Tour: Trinity College, City Hall, & Dublin Castle
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 04– Dublin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Criminal Courts of Justice Tour
  • Lunch
  • Irish Houses of Parliament & General Post Office
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 05– Belfast

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Belfast
  • Lunch
  • Orientation Walking Tour
  • Black Taxi Political Tour
  • Welcome Dinner & Discussions

DAY 06– Belfast

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Parliament Buildings Tour
  • Lunch
  • School of Criminology & Justice at The Queen’s University Belfast
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 07– Derry/Belfast

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Londonderry Derry Tour: Main Monuments, Derry’s Walls, Bogside Murals, Bloody Sunday, and more
  • Museum of Free Derry
  • Return to Belfast
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 08– Belfast

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Full Day Excursion to Giant’s Causeway & Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Return to Belfast
  • Free Time  & Cultural Immersion

DAY 09– Belfast/Dublin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Republican History Museum
  • Lunch
  • Return to Dublin  
  • Grafton Street Shopping & Free Time
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing   

DAY 10– Departure

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Dublin for Home

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