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Irish @ CUA



The Irish Summer Institute offers two summer program scholarships of $1000 each.


Deadline: Wednesday, March 16 2016



Irish meets the language requirement!

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New CUA Ireland Summer Institute

IRSH 102 M/Tu/W/F 2:10-3:00
IRSH 104 M/W/F 3:40 - 4:30

Congratulations to CUA’s Celtic Cardinals
who placed second in the Intercollegiate
Irish Dance Festival at Villanova University!!


My name is Mariah Kelly.

I am a senior Politics major with an Interdisciplinary Minor in Irish Studies. Before coming to Catholic, I was always interested in Ireland's history and politics, and that was only fostered as a member of the CUA community. Having taken Spanish for years, I was ready to start a new language and quickly pursued CUA’s course in Spoken Irish. Having a chance to learn such an interesting and underrated language, I was instantly hooked and wanted to learn more. After completing a semester of Irish language and having taken Irish history courses, I journeyed to Dublin where I would spend the spring semester of my Junior year studying and interning. I was able to merge my passion for politics and Irish affairs, having one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Working for Deputy Joe McHugh in the Irish Parliament was an honor, and I would not have been able to do that without the learning environment that Catholic created for me. Ireland has such a vastly interesting culture, and deserves a growing program, like the one emerging at CUA.