Posts Tagged“Kilkenny”

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Hola familias y amigos! Podemos decir que nuestra aventura en el curso de inglés en el extranjero ya ha finalizado. Los alumnos de Kilkenny College vuelven esta tarde a casa, finalizando así su experiencia en Irlanda. Esperamos que hayáis disfrutado al máximo y que hayáis aprendido muchísimo de éste viaje. El domingo volvió a ser nuestro Free Day. Por ello, decidimos bajar a explorar por última vez el pueblecito de Kilkenny, y así acabar de comprar los últimos detalles para nuestros familiares y llevarnos unos recuerdos que nos dibujaran una sonrisa de oreja a oreja al recordar el viaje. Muchos de nosotros nos tomamos un “Irish Breakfast”,…

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Hello families! Saturday was a lovely visiting, walking and shopping day! We woke up and had breakfast as usual, and got ready to go. At 9 am we were leaving the school in direction to Dublin. Once there, we spent the whole morning jumping from one shop to another, the children bought clothes and gifts for the family. After lunch, in the afternoon, we visited Dublinia “Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin”. What is it? A very cool museum that contains heritage of Viking and Medieval Dublin, and also you can see how the History Hunters dig deep to uncover Dublin’s…

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Hello families and friends! Are you missing us? We’re having so much fun in the language course abroad. As every day, we have met in the common area at 7.45 a.m. to go to the cafeteria all together. At the end of breakfast, we have brushed our teeth well. The weather has canceled our plans to take a bath and swim in the “River More”, so the ATC monitors have come looking for us to do series of morning port activities. We have played “Gaelic Football”, “Basketball”, “Baseball” and “Tennis”. Everything and the unexpected, we can affirm that it has been…

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Hello families! Welcome back to the blog! Sorry for the delay, we had some troubles with the Wi-Fi connections, and it was impossible to upload the blog. Anyway… on Thursday kids learned a lot of new Smithwick’s, a beer which brewery was founded in Kilkenny in 1710. As every day we have met in the common area at 7.45 a.m. to go to the cafeteria all together. After breakfast, we had the ‘Monday Day Tour’ at “The Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny”. We learned that Smithwick’s Brewery was founded by John Smithwick in 1710. The brewery is on the site of a Franciscan abbey, where monks…

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Hello everyone, It’s our last week in the language course abroad and we’re glad to tell you that this experience couldn’t be nicer. We are enjoying all the excursions and activities that ATC monitors have prepared to us, and we have made lots of new and different friends here. At 7.45 a.m. we have met in the common area to go to breakfast. At 9 a.m. three Group leaders of different places were waiting us to go to our morning activity. We went to do Paintball and a Assault course with Italian and Spanish kids. After walking half an hour, we arrived at an enormous…

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Hello everyone, Are you ready to know everything we have done today in the language courses abroad? We haven’t stopped a second! At 7.45 a.m. we have met in the common area to go to breakfast. After breakfast, we have gone to visit Kilkenny Castle, a castle built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways. We did a self-guided tour of the castle interiors which have included the so called ‘medieval room’ in the basement of the North West tower which is the only surviving medieval part of the castle, then moving upstairs, we have seen a couple of impressive…

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Hello families! Monday was a very fun day. As always, we got up at 7:45 am to be the first to have breakfast, at 8:00 am we were all on time to avoid the line and have time to spare to brush our teeth and clean up after breakfast. The class schedules are now different, so that in the mornings we do the activities. Yesterday was a very sporty morning, where the instructors taught us to play baseball, and then we did some tennis matches. At 13.00 pm we went to the dining room to have lunch, and at the…

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Hello families! How are you doing? Kids are doing well! Here I am with more news. Sunday was our free day! Children woke up at 9 o’clock, and we go to the village to have our breakfast between 10:00 and 10:30 am. But first of all, kids tidied up their rooms, and they got ready to have an incredible day. After breakfast we visited and buy some new things at a Shopping Center called “MacDonagh Junction”. When the clock marked 13.30 am we went walking to the beautiful parks that Kilkenny Castle has got to have our lunch. Later, we…

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Hello families! Welcome back to the blog! On Saturday kids learned a lot of new things about Ireland! We had a ‘Full Day Tour’ at the National Heritage Park in Wexford with an ATC Activities Leader. Wexford is a town that was founded by the Vikings in about 800 AD, and to get there had to took a 2 hours bus to the south of Ireland! When we arrived, the children had lunch and enjoyed a tour at the National Heritage Park. We walked for one hour and a half through the different Irish history stages, understanding how Irish civilizations…

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Hello families, welcome back to the Irish adventure! Yesterday was a very complete day! As usually, we woke up around 8:00 to have a nice breakfast to charge our batteries for the English lessons. At 9:00 all kids were in their respective classes ready to learn a lot of things. Meanwhile ATC monitors started preparing the afternoon program activities. At 12:50 English classes were over and children had their lunch! Chicken, chips, pasta with tomato sauce and cheese, salad, … This is Ireland guys! After the lunch time, the kids enjoyed their free time, playing tennis, or talking with other…