The Latest from Ireland

Sep 9 8:57am
Dublin

7 Days In Dublin

by Caroline

My first full week in Dublin has been filled with adventures, bonding, and learning to go with the flow. I'm overwhelmed, but I can't believe how much I already love this place.

Aug 6 2:32pm
Dublin

Ready to Go...Kind Of

by Caroline

Hi! I'm Caroline Norton, and soon I'll be studying at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin with IES Abroad! I'm feeling a lot of mixed pre-departure emotions, but I'm hopeful that I will be able to move past my nerves and make the most of this experience.

Jul 28 1:02am
Dublin

Goodbye, Good Luck

by Alex

My six weeks in Dublin were the most incredible weeks of my life.  But, alas, all good things must come to an end, and I have been back in America for exactly a week.  I've given all my gifts, displayed my souvenirs, and unpacked my incredibly overweight suitcase.  Now that I'm fully acclimated to life as I knew it, I've had time to reflect on my time in Ireland, and there's a lot of things that I wish I knew before I went abroad. As a final farewell to Dublin--and this blog--I will be sharing all the things I wish someone had told me before I left for Dublin.

Jul 26 10:35am
Dublin

Re-discovering Life in Indiana

by Jacob

I arrived home to Indiana six days ago on July 20 to what I can only describe as an overwhelming sense of both relief and regret. On the drive from the Indianapolis airport before my eyes appeared, in all its glory, a monstrous six-wheeled dual-exhaust lifted truck with diesel fumes spewing out both sides in a cloud of black-grey haze. I thought, "Oh wow! A truck!

Jul 17 7:07pm
Dublin

Dawn of the Final Day: 5 Tips to Study Abroad Successfully

by Alex

As the sun rises on my final full day in Dublin, I am feeling incredibly reflective.  My most overwhelming sentiment is that, while I'm quite sad to be leaving a city that I've grown to love a great deal, I feel completely satisfied with everything that I have been able to do. I truly made the most of this opportunity, and I want to help you do the same! Here are some of the words of wisdom that I have lived by throughout these six weeks.