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Social and Cultural Events

We believe that all courses should be complemented with an extensive social and cultural extra-curricular programme, allowing students to experience Irish life and culture and to get to know other students from the College, thus giving students the opportunity to be the part of an active, dynamic community.

Whatever your interests or lifestyle, there will be an appropriate and enjoyable activity for you. Day and weekend trips, museum and gallery visits, theatre, cinema, restaurants and pubs outings, school socials, costume parties, international events and sports fixtures are all regular features of our programme. Some activities are free and many are offered at discounted prices. In addition, arrangements can be made in different locations for most sporting activities.

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Most of the activities below include games and competitions. Interesting prizes are won by the best participants. Please note that outdoor activities are weather permitting.

Some of the places our students visit are:

  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
  • Dublin Castle
  • National Museum of Ireland
  • National Gallery of Ireland
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Valentine’s Day Party (prize for the best costume)
  • Chester Beatty Library
  • St. Patrick’s Day Party (prize for the best costume)
  • The Old Jameson Distillery
  • Glasnevin Cemetery (including photo competition)
  • James Joyce Tower and Museum and Dun Laoghaire (including photo competition)
  • Botanical Gardens (including photo competition)
  • St Stephen’s Green (including photo competition)
  • Howth (including photo competition)
  • Number 29
  • The Little Museum
  • Belfast (including photo competition)
  • Let’s do America: 4th July Day Party (prize for the best costume)
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Liffey Cruise (including photo competition)
  • Malahide (including photo competition)
  • National Museum (Kildare Street)
  • The Phoenix Park (including photo competition)
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Dublin’s Writers’ Museum
  • Collins’ Barracks
  • Malahide Castle
  • Howth and Bray Cliff walks
  • Wicklow
  • Powerscourt Gardens and Glendalough
  • Galway and the Cliffs of Moher (including photo competition)
  • National Wax Museum
  • Dalkey and Killiney (including photo competition)
  • Merrion Square (including photo competition)
  • Casino Marino
  • Bull’s Island
  • Christchurch Cathedral
  • The Book of Kells
  • Trinity College
  • IMMA
  • The Phoenix Park
  • Dublin Zoo
  • Halloween Party (prize for the best costume)
  • Greystones and Bray
  • And More