Communication and Literature

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Length

13 Days

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Program Price per student with Airfare (Round Trip) 

$5,115

 

**Estimated single occupancy upgrade cost – $ 1,100

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Dates

May 21 – June 2, 2024

Program includes

Roundtrip Airfare
11 Nights of Accommodation
All Ground Transportation (inc. Transportation Pass)
Daily Continental Breakfast
All Lunches
Welcome & Farewell Dinners
Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
Full Time Local Guide
24/7 On-Ground Emergency Support
Tips & Gratuities

Program highlights

Excursion to Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains & Kilkenny
Cliffs of Moher
Book of Kells
Howth Cliffs Excursion
Black Taxi Tour
Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede Bridge
Literary Pub Tour
Heritage Centre Cobh
Traditional Irish Storyteller
Blarney Castle
Joyce Center and Joyce’s Dublin Walking Tour
Abbey Theatre Performance

Itinerary

DAY 1 – DEPARTURE – Tuesday, May 21

Depart Home for Dublin, Ireland 

 

DAY 2 – DUBLIN Wednesday, May 22

Arrive in Dublin, Ireland 

Airport Transfer 

Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 

Joyce Center and Joyce’s Dublin Walking Tour

Yeats Exhibition at National Library – end in January 2024 – Check if extended or new exhibition – Extended to Summer 2025

Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets. 

 

DAY 3 – DUBLIN– Thursday, May 23

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Dublin Walking Tour – Trinity College & Book of Kells
Group Lunch 
Literary Pub Tour – The actor kicks off the Literary Pub Tour with a song – Waxies Dargle, with cheerful lines such as “When food is scarce and you see the hearse / You’ll know you’ve died of hunger” – then takes us from the Duke pub through the cobbled square of Trinity College and into several pubs in a nearby maze of narrow streets.

 

DAY 4 – DUBLIN  Friday, May 24

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Glendalough, Kilkenny & Wicklow Mountains Day Trip – A full-day tour of the Wicklow Mountains, monastic site of Glendalough, and the medieval city of Kilkenny. Enjoy scenic views, lush valleys, and still lakes and watch a shepherd with his trusty border collie sheepdog. Explore the wild, powerful beauty of quintessential Ireland and delve deep into the beating heart of this ancient country.
Group Lunch 

Return to Dublin & Traditional Irish Music Outing

DAY 5 – DUBLIN/CORK  Saturday, May 25

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Transfer to Cork (approx. 2.5 hours)

Queenstown Story Exhibition Cobh – Cobh, The Queenstown Story is a breathtaking and captivating exhibition. The exhibition itself is made up of three parts: The Immigration Story, Building the Titanic and Cobh as Queenstown and is far larger than it appears to be.
Group Lunch 

Traditional Irish Storyteller – This unique, authentic and entertaining evening of Irish storytelling offers a memorable experience in Cork. The group will listen to stories of Irish life long ago and gain fascinating insights into the history of Ireland.

 

DAY 6 – CORK – Sunday, May 26

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Blarney Castle – This historic castle is most famous for its stone, which has the traditional power of conferring eloquence on all who kiss it. The word Blarney was introduced into the English language by Queen Elizabeth I and is described as pleasant talk, intended to deceive without offending.
Group Lunch

 

DAY 7 – CORK– Monday, May 27

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Cliffs of Moher & Burren Full Day Excursion See the dramatic landscapes of the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren on an amazing coach trip from Galway.

Group Lunch

Return to Cork

Traditional Fish n’ Chips (vegetarian options available)

DAY 8 – DUBLIN– Tuesday, May 28

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Train Transfer to Dublin (approx. 2.5 hours)

Check in 

Group Lunch 

Howth Harbour & Cliffs – The Howth Cliffs are located northeast of Dublin and have over 10 miles of hiking and walking trails with views of Lambay Island, Irelands Eye, the village of Howth, and the gorgeous, rocky coastline.    

 

DAY 9 – DUBLIN/BELFAST– Wednesday, May 29

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Transfer to Belfast (approx. 2 hours)

Black Taxi Cultural & Political Tour – Take a tour with a local cab driver to explore Belfast’s complex political past and visit murals depicting the Troubles.                                              

Group Lunch 

C.S. Lewis Literary Walking Tour (Optional)

DAY 10 – BELFAST – Thursday, May 30

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Group Lunch

Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede Bridge – Bridge temporarily closedSway with the wind as you cross the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, and take in the stunning views of the Causeway Coastal Route

 

DAY 11 – BELFAST Friday, May 31

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Transfer to Londonderry (approx. 2 hrs)
Group Lunch

Meeting with Ulster University – Arranged by St.Petersburg College

Train to Belfast (approx. 2.5hrs)

Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion 

 

DAY 12 – DUBLIN – Saturday, June 1

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Early Morning Transfer to Dublin (approx. 3 hours)

Check in 

Group Lunch 

Abbey Theatre Performance – The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland
Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

 

DAY 13 – RETURN – Sunday, June 2

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Airport Transfer

Depart Dublin, Ireland for Home 

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

Payments Schedule

150 days prior to departure $500 per person is due and payable by Wednesday, December 10, 2023.

90 days prior to departure, the second payment in the amount of 50% of the remaining amount is due and payable by Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

60 days prior to departure, the third and final payment in the amount of the remaining amount is due and payable by Friday, March 22, 2024.

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

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