Dublin trip Het College

17 mei 2018

Furthermore, the programm contained the following:

-          Guided city tour visiting all the highlights of Dublin, starting with Trinity College.

-          Visit to St. Patricks Cathedral

-          Movie at Odeon Coolock Cinema: Michael Inside

-          Visit to Lusk Community College, were students had an interesting speech from a proffesional soccer player Amber Barrett (who plays in the national team) about giving importance and respect to everything you do in live. After this speech, students had a competitive challenge with the Irish students in language, geography, maths and sports.

-          Visit to Howth, a peninsula a the coast of Ireland.

-          Visit to National Archeology Museum and National History Museum

-          GAA Experience: workshops in Gaelic sports like hurling (kind of hockey with a bat), handball (squash without a racket) and football (combination of football/soccer/handball).  

-          Traditional Ceili evening, where all students took part in Irish dancing

-          Visit to General Post Office, a guided tour through the museum about the Easter Rising in 1916 in Dublin.


It was a wonderful week. Both students and teachers have learned a lot about the Irish culture and their habits.

Pictures can be found in the gallery.