Why Ireland?

Why Ireland?

  • Safe and friendly
  • English speaking
  • Scenic and historic
  • Culturally rich & diverse
  • Great food and all diets catered for
  • Easy access from US & European airports
  • Wifi widely available and free

Why Donegal?

  • Donegal wears Irish history on her landscape; ancient tombs, monasteries, castles, stately homes and Irish cottages.
  • Donegal includes several Irish language speaking areas called Gaeltacht’s along the coastline.
  • Donegal is the heartland for traditional Irish music and culture.
  • Donegal’s proximity to Northern Ireland allows us to study the Northern Ireland Peace Process and the Irish Civil Rights Movement, ‘The Troubles’ and the Irish Peace Process.
  • Neighbouring Yeats’ Country is associated with the literature and folklore of Ireland.
  • Donegal is the home of Irish surfing.
  • Donegal is Ireland’s friendliest county. There is a Céad Míle Failte (one hundred thousand welcomes) everywhere you go.

Why Institute of Study Abroad Ireland?

  • Our mantra is authenticity. We take you off the beaten track, bypass commercial and ‘touristy’ locations and introduce you to a rich culture with a local flavor.