Center for International Education


The Landscapes of the Southwest

Discover the great beauty of the west coast of Ireland during spring break! The program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students as well as staff, faculty and alumni. 

Program Highlights:

  • Tour the West Coast of Ireland and make visits to the Cliffs of Moher, the Dingle Peninsula, the Killarney National Park, Bantry and Cork.
  • See Blarney Castle and the Cobh Heritage Center (which was a major departure port for Irish immigrants to the United States and the last port of call for the doomed Titanic).
  • Provides an educational learning opportunity for those interested in Ireland's remarkable history.

Program Details

Costs and Financial Aid
Application Deadlines
Travel Documents
Living Accommodations

For additional information, please view the Tour of Ireland 2015 flyer.

Note: This program is not for credit hours.


Cathleen Ryan '13

"This was taken in Dingle Bay, Ireland. It's an all Irish-speaking town in the south of Ireland which had the most gorgeous cliffs I've ever seen. It was absolutely breath-taking."

At A Glance

Term: Spring

Program Level: Undergraduate

Program Types: Alternative Spring Break (Not for Credit)

Major(s): Open to all majors, but may be better suited for the following majors/minors:

  • History
  • English 

Language Requirement: None

Cumulative GPA Requirement: 2.5

Program Director

Paul Morris

Paul Morris

Faculty Emeritus in History & Political Science