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02 Sep

Conversation Club

Practice English with your fellow students.

02 Sep

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Conversation Club

02 September 2019

GCI

The “Conversation Club” workshop is a free activity program available to all students to help them improve conversational English. Our Conversation Classes are designed to help you speak fluently and confidently with native speakers. The classes are suitable for students who already have a basic level of English and need more practice to improve fluency and increase vocabulary. Classes are fun and interactive, allowing students to build communication skills for everyday situations.

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03 Sep

Walking Tour of Galway

Visit Galway's famous tourist attractions

03 Sep

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Walking Tour of Galway

03 September 2019

Galway City

GCI students will have the chance to join a free walking tour of Galway, also known as the City of Tribes. Guided by an experienced GCI teacher, Galway Walking Tour is one of our most popular social activity as it gives students a welcoming stroll around Galway city with a pinch of history and culture. There is so much to see!

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04 Sep

Irish Culture: Myths & Legends

Find out more about the famous Irish Myths & Legends.

04 Sep

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Irish Culture: Myths & Legends

04 September 2019

GCI

The wonderful Irish mythology is well-known around the world. Irish legends, myths and folklore play a tremendous role in Irish culture and influenced generation for years.

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04 Sep

GCI Pub Night

Explore Galway at night!

04 Sep

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GCI Pub Night

04 September 2019

Galway City

This social activity is for students over 18 only. Accompanied by a GCI teacher, our students will get a glimpse of Galway's nightlife. You will visit famous Galway pubs with their live traditional Irish music and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Experience Irish authenticity and live like a local!

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05 Sep

Bowling Night

Enjoy a fun bowling game with GCI students

05 Sep

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Bowling Night

05 September 2019

The Planet, Galway

Bowling is a fun entertaining game for all ages. Get together with fellow GCI students and enjoy a friendly game of bowling!

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06 Sep

GCI Movie Club

Enjoy a movie in GCI!

06 Sep

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GCI Movie Club

06 September 2019

GCI

Grab your popcorn or a snack and enjoy a movie in the Halla Mor with other GCI students. This activity is free of charge and our activity coordinator makes sure interesting films are offered to our students.

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07 Sep

Cliffs of Moher

Visit Irelan'd favourite tourist attraction.

07 Sep

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Cliffs of Moher

07 September 2019

Cliffs of Moher

You simply cannot travel to Ireland without paying a visit to Ireland’s top tourist attraction, the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, situated in County Clare along the wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher have majestically faced the Atlantic for over 350 million years and their beauty is incomparable – it is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction and when you visit you will understand why.

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08 Sep

Aran Islands

The Rugged Aran Islands lie just outside Galway Bay.

08 Sep

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Aran Islands

08 September 2019

Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are 3 rocky isles guarding the mouth of Galway Bay, in the west of Ireland. They’re known for their ancient sites. A true Irish experience awaits, locals speak Irish as well as English in a setting of Celtic churches of historical significance including World Heritage site Dun Aonghasa which is set on dramatic 300 ft cliff edge.

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09 Sep

Conversation Club

Practice English with your fellow students.

09 Sep

More info

Conversation Club

09 September 2019

GCI

The “Conversation Club” workshop is a free activity program available to all students to help them improve conversational English. Our Conversation Classes are designed to help you speak fluently and confidently with native speakers. The classes are suitable for students who already have a basic level of English and need more practice to improve fluency and increase vocabulary. Classes are fun and interactive, allowing students to build communication skills for everyday situations.

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10 Sep

Ed Sheeran Walking Tour

Ed Sheeran Walking Tour

10 Sep

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Ed Sheeran Walking Tour

10 September 2019

Galway is no stranger to famous visitors, but there was still plenty of commotion and excitement when Ed Sheeran came to the west of Ireland to film his famous song 'Galway Girl'. This free Ed Sheeran Walking Tour is guided by a GCI teacher and will walk you through the main sites used for making the video of this world famous song. Ed was in town – in O’Connor’s pub in Salthill just a stroll from GCI to be more precise – to film the music video for ‘Galway Girl’. At just 12 years old, Sheeran was already wowing Galway residents and tourists when he was spending his summers in Galway busking on Shop Street.

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11 Sep

GCI Pub Night

Explore Galway at night!

11 Sep

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GCI Pub Night

11 September 2019

Galway City

This social activity is for students over 18 only. Accompanied by a GCI teacher, our students will get a glimpse of Galway's nightlife. You will visit famous Galway pubs with their live traditional Irish music and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Experience Irish authenticity and live like a local!

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13 Sep

GCI Sports Club: Football

GCI students play a friendly footbal match

13 Sep

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GCI Sports Club: Football

13 September 2019

GCI

If you are a football enthusiast, this activity is for you. Get together and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with GCI teachers and students in a friendly game of football.

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15 Sep

Connemara Day Trip

Explore breathtaking landscapes and coastal roads

15 Sep

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Connemara Day Trip

15 September 2019

Connemara

Dubbed a place of "savage beauty" by Oscar Wilde, the striking region of Connemara has been a landmark destination for anyone looking to experience the authentic Ireland for many years. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colourful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored.

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16 Sep

Conversation Club & Prom Walk

Get together for a stroll on the Salthill Promenade

16 Sep

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Conversation Club & Prom Walk

16 September 2019

Galway City

Meet up with fellow students and enjoy a relaxing walk around The Prom in Salthill. A GCI teacher will be there to guide the conversation, tell you a bit of history about the Salthill area and introduce you to main attraction points on the way such as its promenade and numerous sandy beaches. The "Prom," as the locals call it, is the longest seaside promenade in the country, attracting both casual strollers and long-distance joggers. The promenade covers approximately 3km of coastline, overlooking Galway Bay. This is an ideal area for jogging, rollerblading or strolling. The hills of County Clare are visible across the Bay on a clear day and so are the Aran Islands.

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18 Sep

GCI Pub Night

Explore Galway at night!

18 Sep

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GCI Pub Night

18 September 2019

Galway City

This social activity is for students over 18 only. Accompanied by a GCI teacher, our students will get a glimpse of Galway's nightlife. You will visit famous Galway pubs with their live traditional Irish music and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Experience Irish authenticity and live like a local!

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20 Sep

Irish Coffee Workshop

Make an Irish Coffee

20 Sep

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Irish Coffee Workshop

20 September 2019

GCI

Irish coffee is a world-famous drink. During this fun and enjoyable workshop, you will learn about the origins of the Irish Coffee and how it was introduced to the rest of the world. As the Irish Coffee gained popularity, many different versions of it have emerged across the globe. The original recipe however is pretty straightforward and anyone can master the art of making an Irish Coffee.Guided by a GCI teacher, you will make an Irish coffee and also you get to drink it at the end! Over 18 only.

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21 Sep

Cliffs of Moher

Visit Irelan'd favourite tourist attraction

21 Sep

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Cliffs of Moher

21 September 2019

Cliffs of Moher

You simply cannot travel to Ireland without paying a visit to Ireland’s top tourist attraction, the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, situated in County Clare along the wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher have majestically faced the Atlantic for over 350 million years and their beauty is incomparable – it is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction and when you visit you will understand why.

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25 Sep

GCI Pub Night

Explore Galway at night!

25 Sep

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GCI Pub Night

25 September 2019

Galway City

This social activity is for students over 18 only. Accompanied by a GCI teacher, our students will get a glimpse of Galway's nightlife. You will visit famous Galway pubs with their live traditional Irish music and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Experience Irish authenticity and live like a local!

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26 Sep

CV Workshop

Stand out from the crowd!

26 Sep

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CV Workshop

26 September 2019

GCI

GCI's CV preparation workshop is designed to help you create a functional and successful CV that will increase your employment changes. Your CV is a reflection of your professionalism and our experienced teachers will help you write yours. If you already have a CV, you can bring your resume with you for the GCI teacher to check and give you suggestions for improvement, or you can email it to them and they will get back to you.

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28 Sep

Aran Island

Explore the famous Aran Islands

28 Sep

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Aran Island

28 September 2019

Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are 3 rocky isles guarding the mouth of Galway Bay, in the west of Ireland. They’re known for their ancient sites. A true Irish experience awaits, locals speak Irish as well as English in a setting of Celtic churches of historical significance including World Heritage site Dun Aonghasa which is set on dramatic 300 ft cliff edge.

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29 Sep

Connemara Day Trip

Visit one of Irelan'd favourite tourist attraction

29 Sep

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Connemara Day Trip

29 September 2019

Connemara

Dubbed a place of "savage beauty" by Oscar Wilde, the striking region of Connemara has been a landmark destination for anyone looking to experience the authentic Ireland for many years. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colourful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored.