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New water stations focus on conservation

Through five new refill stations, Lourdes can keep up to 8,000 cups out of landfills each year.

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Students install rain garden at Lourdes

Lourdes' new rain garden will help keep Sylvania waterways healthier!

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Photos from Ireland

Emily Ferguson, Lourdes social work student, is in Ireland working on her field placement. She shared some photos with the folks back home in Sylvania.

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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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Hit the Links brings in $33,500

Since its inception, Hit the Links has raised over $300,000 for student scholarships!

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Reflecting On Community And Culture In Ireland

It is unbelievable right now that I can sit in a pub in the afternoon enjoying music and company at noon, while I work on my paper. After only being here three days I am in love, it's everything I thought it would be and more!

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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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Lourdes travelers arrive in Ireland

After a long journey, we have arrived in Tullycross. We are tired but are amazed by the beauty and what the area has to offer. Students have begun to settle into the cottages and are exploring the area.

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Lourdes volunteers help renovate houses, serve the needy

Today was our last day of volunteering before we head home in the morning. This experience has been an amazing one for all of us and we look forward to bringing our experience back to Lourdes.

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