Ireland

The Irish are known throughout the world for their love of life and dynamic culture. This picturesque nation offers opportunities for adventure as well as tranquility, boasting the Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle, Killarney, and the incredible scenery of Galway. Ireland’s third-largest city, Limerick offers the cultural excitement of a metropolis yet still retains the charm of a town. The easygoing city will captivate you with its surrounding bright green landscape, historical buildings, and friendly residents. Explore ancient castles, walk along the River Shannon, or spend the day in Limerick’s modern downtown. With many venues for Irish music and well-known institutions such as Irish World Music Centre and the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Limerick is a cultural and artistic center. The city’s mild weather makes it easy to take advantage of the old world pubs, delicious restaurants, and many sports venues.

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  • Blas Summer Dance Intensive Program in Ireland

    Train in Irish step dance at The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance this summer! This two-week intensive is structured into a series of classes on practical dance skills and choreography, along w... Read more

  • Blas Summer Music Intensive Program in Ireland

    Train in Irish music at The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance this summer! This two-week intensive is built around a central structure of small master classes, where you will have an unparallele... Read more

  • Dance Semester in Ireland

    Limerick is the performing arts cultural capital of Ireland, and home to the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance where you will train with some of the world's most notable instructors. Many courses... Read more

  • Music Semester in Ireland

    Hosted by the University of Limerick, the prestigious Irish World Academy of Music and Dance is a world-class “space where musicians, dancers, composers, singers, conductors and choreographers explo... Read more