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Ireland Program Students Debate the Great Famine

In a recent History of Ireland class, students debated the Great Famine of 1845-1852. After adopting the potato (which was indigenous to the Andes), the diets of most rural Irish were heavily based on that crop. In a tragedy that remains very much a part of Irish historical memory today....

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Lasting Friendship Formed Abroad

 I would like to share the journey of this photo, as it will lead to the representation of Irish culture. The journey starts like this:

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Ireland Program Students Experience History in Dublin

On June 4-6, Ireland Program students visited Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland. Although the city today boasts a population of over 500,000, Dublin originated in the ninth century as a small Viking settlement. Because of Dublin’s storied past, students had the opportunity to visit a wide variety of historical sites...

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Packing Up For The Global Learning - Ireland Program 2014

Offered during the 2014 summer session, the Ireland Program in its second year allows up to 15 students to travel to Tullycross, Ireland, a small island country with a rich and varied history. The course fulfills both history and multicultural general education requirements for all academic majors.

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