31 days in Ireland

At the moment I am writing this, I really start to realize how fast the days have flown by here. It only feels like yesterday that I put my feet on Irish ground for the first time. Arriving in Dublin was overwhelming and seeing the city took my breath away. Did I ever saw such a sweet and charming capital city? I don’t think so. The buildings were phenomenal, the ...

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How time flies…

Time flies by quickly, my first academic year is going to end, when I look back, there are really many cherished memories to last a lifetime. Here in Maynooth University, I not only make loads of good friends, but also get prestigious academic achievements, all of those will become invaluable treasure for my whole lives. In this semester I had the honour to attend Education in Ireland International Student Ambassador Awards ...

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Chasing the Highlands

  Having learned so much about the ancient Celtic tradition in my old Irish classes here on campus, I couldn't wait to get a chance to explore Scotland and see how much of it had remained there, as well. Thankfully, my chance finally came, and my friend Nathalie and I left for a four day weekend, spanning across Glasgow, Inverness, and Edinburgh. Leaving to catch our airport hopper at three am wasn’t ...

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Five Reasons to Study Abroad at Maynooth University

Location Maynooth is a cute town that is only 15 miles from Dublin City Centre. Buses and trains run directly from Maynooth to Dublin, so you have easy access to everything Dublin has to offer in less than 45 minutes. As Ireland’s only college town, Maynooth has shops, pubs, cafes, parks, and everything else a student needs. Studying abroad at Maynooth University gives you the best of both worlds, in which ...

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OIiver, Switzerland

My Erasmus year is coming to a close way to quickly! It feels as though I have been in Ireland for only a couple of months. I’m not quite sure how this happened? Maybe it was the nights at Brady’s that blurred my time recognition? Finding a room in Leixlip I found myself smack in the middle of my university and the city. Dublin city was a great place to ...

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