No. 1 The English Market The English Market is a food market in the centre of Cork, Ireland, occupying an area stretching from Princes Street to the Grand Parade. It is made-up of Princes Street Market and Grand Parade Market and is regarded for its mid-19th-century architecture and locally produced artisan food. The market is well supported locally and has... Continue Reading →
Hello Fulbright Applicant,
I’ve been asked to write a short reflection on my experience writing a Fulbright application and, honestly, I was unsure what to say. I was (and still am) surprised to receive the grant. Hopefully though, my experience will be of some use to you as you begin your application.
My first bit of advice is to start your application early. That’s not to say you should start immediately worrying if you haven’t started the application process well in advance. Many people have received Fulbrights without doing so. That said, starting the application well ahead of the deadline will give you a distinct advantage. It gives you time to draft and redraft your essays, figure out what works and doesn’t in your application, what should be emphasized more, what needs to be emphasized less. It allows you the space to coolly reflect on your application and find the…
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By Maria Heines
I am writing this second blog while treating myself to a hot chocolate at a café across the river from Ireland’s immigration office. Today is the day I will (hopefully) officially be able to call Dublin my home away from home! Despite not having the official paperwork, yet, Dublin has certainty begun to feel like home as I have gotten into a rhythm of classes, sport practices, chilling at Binary Hub, and wandering around town with friends.
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Mary Immaculate College (Irish: Coláiste Mhuire gan Smál), also known as MIC or Mary I, is a College of Education and Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, the university level College of Education and the Liberal Arts is academically linked with the University of Limerick. The College now has a student population of over 3,600, enrolled in undergraduate programmes for B.Ed and BA... Continue Reading →
Galway, a harbour city on Ireland’s west coast, sits where the River Corrib meets the Atlantic Ocean. The city’s hub is 18th-century Eyre Square, a popular meeting spot surrounded by shops and traditional pubs that often offer live Irish folk music. Nearby, stone-clad cafes, boutiques and art galleries line the winding lanes of the Latin... Continue Reading →
(Dún Laoghaire) Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) is located at Dún Laoghaire, Ireland. It was established in 1997 and incorporated the former Dún Laoghaire College of Art and Design as its School of Creative Arts. IADT is student-centred by design. Staff work hard to foster a vibrant, energetic and stimulating atmosphere, in which students grow as... Continue Reading →
County Donegal is a region bordering the Atlantic Ocean in northwestern Ireland. It is made up of castles, rugged coastline and mountains such as the quartzite Mount Errigal. There is so much beauty in Donegal, that looks untouched in the rugged landscape. Donegal has been named as no.1 on the Cool List for 2017 by... Continue Reading →
Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), formerly the Regional Technical College, Cork, is an Institute of Technology in Ireland, located in Cork, Ireland opened in 1973. The institute has 17,000 students (both part-time and full-time) in art, business, engineering, music, drama and science disciplines. Cork Institute of Technology comprises two constituent Faculties and three constituent Colleges.... Continue Reading →