7 or 9 days
Dublin, Navan, Belfast, Giant's Causeway, extension to Galway and Shannon
This might be your ideal city to teach, and you don’t even know it yet. Dublin is rich in the arts, but did you know that it’s also a thriving business center with an advanced knowledge economy? It’s a city where you and your students can explore ancient manuscripts, retrace the steps of James Joyce’s Leopold Bloom or learn how to play the traditional Bodhrán drum.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district

    Enjoy dinner in Dublin

  • Day 3: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

    Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    Spend a half day exploring Dublin on your own

  • Day 4: Dublin • Navan

    Take a day trip to Navan

    Visit Causey Farm, where you will: 

    • Learn how to play the traditional Bodhrán drum
    • Take a Céilí dance lesson
    • Bake soda bread
  • Day 5: Dublin • Belfast

    Visit Giant's Causeway

    Visit Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

    Take a guided tour of Belfast

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Lower Falls
    • Shankill Row
    • Belfast's famous murals
  • Day 6: Dublin

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Experience the Gaelic Games

    Experience the Gaelic Games

    Gaelic music, dance and language have defined what it means to be Irish for millennia—but did you know about the rich (and prehistoric) history of Gaelic games? Unique, rugged and fiercely engaging, the traditional sports of Gaelic football and hurling are yours to play for a half day in Dublin. After a quick lesson behind the history of the games, you and your students will be out on the field wielding hurleys, hitting sliotars and soloing footballs with friends in your travel group.  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Guinness Storehouse

    Guinness Storehouse

    Located in the heart of the St. James’s Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse explains the history of the famous beer. The story is told through various interactive experiences that fuse the company’s brewing heritage along with Ireland’s rich history. At the Perfect Pint bar, you’ll learn how to pour your own Guinness. Then, you’ll be able to enjoy your pint (as well as fantastic views) at the rooftop Gravity Bar.

    Enjoy dinner in Dublin

  • Day 7: Depart for home

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  • Day 7: Dublin • Galway

    Travel via Clonmacnoise to Galway

    Visit the Clonmacnois site on the eastern bank of the River Shannon 

    Take a walking tour of Galway

    Enjoy dinner in Galway

  • Day 8: Galway • Aran Islands • Cliffs of Moher

    Travel by the Aran Islands Ferry to Inis Oírr 

    Visit the Cliffs of Moher Interpretive Center 

    Visit the Cliffs of Moher
  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district

    Enjoy dinner in Dublin

  • Day 3: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

    Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    Spend a half day exploring Dublin on your own

  • Day 4: Dublin • Navan

    Take a day trip to Navan

    Visit Causey Farm, where you will: 

    • Learn how to play the traditional Bodhrán drum
    • Take a Céilí dance lesson
    • Bake soda bread
  • Day 5: Dublin • Belfast

    Visit Giant's Causeway

    Visit Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

    Take a guided tour of Belfast

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Lower Falls
    • Shankill Row
    • Belfast's famous murals
  • Day 6: Dublin

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Experience the Gaelic Games

    Experience the Gaelic Games

    Gaelic music, dance and language have defined what it means to be Irish for millennia—but did you know about the rich (and prehistoric) history of Gaelic games? Unique, rugged and fiercely engaging, the traditional sports of Gaelic football and hurling are yours to play for a half day in Dublin. After a quick lesson behind the history of the games, you and your students will be out on the field wielding hurleys, hitting sliotars and soloing footballs with friends in your travel group.  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Guinness Storehouse

    Guinness Storehouse

    Located in the heart of the St. James’s Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse explains the history of the famous beer. The story is told through various interactive experiences that fuse the company’s brewing heritage along with Ireland’s rich history. At the Perfect Pint bar, you’ll learn how to pour your own Guinness. Then, you’ll be able to enjoy your pint (as well as fantastic views) at the rooftop Gravity Bar.

    Enjoy dinner in Dublin

  • Day 7: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 7: Dublin • Galway

    Travel via Clonmacnoise to Galway

    Visit the Clonmacnois site on the eastern bank of the River Shannon 

    Take a walking tour of Galway

    Enjoy dinner in Galway

  • Day 8: Galway • Aran Islands • Cliffs of Moher

    Travel by the Aran Islands Ferry to Inis Oírr 

    Visit the Cliffs of Moher Interpretive Center 

    Visit the Cliffs of Moher
  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    5 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 7 with extension

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Book of Kells/Trinity College Library, St.Patrick’s Cathedral, Giant’s Causeway Visitor Center, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge; with extension: Clonmacnoise site, Aran Islands Ferry

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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