Testimonials

I enjoyed my first trip with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland in 2019 so much I returned to Ireland in 2020 for more. Niamh,…

UNC Worldview Professional Development Program Feb 2020

Thank you for the amazing experiences in Ireland that will last a lifetime!  I have returned from our journey inspired both professionally and personally.  I…

Clackamas Community College Testimonials December 2019

Professor Hamill has an uncanny ability to incorporate her wealth of experience & knowledge into an experience that is enveloping and creates moments that are…

Faculty Testimonials -CCID Fall Forum Ireland September 2019

The testimonials below have been written by participants of the professional development/faculty site visit to Ireland as part of the 2019 CCID Fall Forum. Our…

Parent Testimonials Global Scholars Summer Program 2019

To respect the privacy of our parents, we are not posting contact details, but all of the parents below have offered to be contacted in…

Global Scholars Student testimonials 2019

These testimonials were written by our Global Scholars students after their 2019 program. If you would like to contact parents for further reference, please email…

Sinclair Community College Global Culture Program May 2019

It’s often difficult to find enough community college students to make a program a “go.” The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland provides a first-rate study…

Nursing & Healthcare Program May 2019

The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland exceeded our expectations on our May 2019 global health perspectives study abroad tour.  We traveled with 25 students primarily…

Oakland Community College MI Global Culture Program May 2019

The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland is an incredible Study Abroad provider – they’ve thought of every detail and students learn more than they could…

Bellevue College Civil Rights Program 2019

Another awesome study abroad program for our students with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. We do a civil rights/peace studies program with our students…

Seminole State College Nursing Program March 2019

Thank you so much

The prospect of international travel never appealed to me.  My working-class upbringing led me to believe that study abroad was only for the rich or…

Global Scholars teen program

Our son Andrew (15 last summer) absolutely loved his stay with ISAI. The classroom learning is always mixed with exciting activities (learning to surf, horseback…

Global Scholars teen program

This experience exceeded my expectations, I have learned so much about Ireland that I never knew Also I have made amazing friends from around the…

Delta College Faculty Led trip review

 

Jaylan from Chicago reads his Donegal Poem

No longer ‘once in a lifetime’ but ‘once in a while’!

It’s taking me awhile to get over this trip. I had so much emotion when I reached Boston on Tuesday, I couldn’t hold it in….

Why in the world Go to Ireland? by Dr. Niamh Hamill

Click here to read ‘Why in the World go to Ireland’ by Dr. Niamh Hamill, director of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. This article…

Olympic College thumbs up!

Thank you Niamh and John for opening your hearts and your country to us.  You two are amazing individuals, thank you again for everything. Karen…

Even better than I ever could have imagined

  Our trip to Ireland was even better than I ever could have imagined. I have lived in Arizona my whole life and have traveled…

Forever special to my heart!

Preparing for this trip I did not really have set expectations. I had so much going on that I did not really take the time…

Central Arizona College thumbs up!

Dear Niamh I can’t say enough how blessed I was to have met you at CCID a few years back. We held a debriefing session…

Thumbs up from Birmingham Southern College AL

I have more than 25 years’ experience leading travel study projects for students in Ireland and South Africa, and my and my students’ experiences this…

Best program ever!

This program is indescribable! I never imagined a two-week period could be so immersive. I feel altered, more connected to the world and to history,…

Our business/study abroad trip was a great success

It is impossible to separate the business environment from the cultural, political, historical and economic aspects of a country. On this study abroad experience, ISAI exposed my…

Business program a great success

Congratulations to Pitt Community College, NC and Fox Valley Technical College, WI who collaborated on a short term trip for business and marketing students. Highlights…

A Thank- you from Alan, Jackson College student

 Alan Cropsey Jackson, MI, United States · I’d like to take a moment to thank Jackson College, Institute Of Study Abroad Ireland and Becky Belter…

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

I just wanted to say Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making this a wonderful experience for me. I learned so much…

Tari Hackborn

We took a family trip with Niamh, John and the folks at the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. We cannot praise them enough, or thank…

AFS USA GROUPS

We use the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland for our Ireland trips. We could not recommend them more. Everything is professional, well organised, and all…

Craven Community College, North Carolina

In 2014, we travelled to Ireland with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. We had students and community members, age ranges from 18-80! It was…

Kirkwood Community College, Iowa

We have had wonderful trips from Kirkwood to the Insitute of Study Abroad Ireland. Niamh and her staff arrange everything we need, and the classes…

Drew University, New Jersey

We began bringing students to Donegal in 2013, as part of a Peace Studies Trip. It was extremely successful, and is now an annual program…

Belmont Abbey College, North Carolina

I can’t say enough great things about the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland! In March 2010 I began my faculty-led trips with students, and I have continued…

Cynthia M. Bellacero Ph.D

  In 2014, Craven Community College went to Donegal with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. ISA Ireland helped me to plan a wonderful experiential learning…

Kathleen R. Letellier

  With a colleague, I led a group of 12 high school students on a trip in March 2013. It was, without question, one of…

Travis Feezell

I can’t say enough great things about the Donegal Adventure Centre & the Institute of Study Abroad! In March 2010 I first brought ten students…

Dr. Rená Koesler

“A group of seventeen Longwood University students and their professors from Virginia spent the New Year Holiday at the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. As…