Christmas in Dublin on a shoestring – A Guide

Christmas in Dublin on a shoestring – A Guide

Let’s face it, waiting for the beginning of the new term can be a depressing time, what with being poor after too much festive fun, not to mention being away from your Atlas family! Never fear, in this final post of 2018 we’re giving you a guide of all the lovely things you can do … Continued

It’s Christmas Time.. Eat, Drink, be Merry!

Christmas time! ‘Tis the season to be jolly and things couldn’t be jollier here at Atlas! We like to celebrate the festive period to the fullest, so this month’s post is all about what we have lined up in our December Social Programme. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!! Keep reading for more information … Continued

Powerscourt Estate and Gardens. Tell me more!

Ireland is known for its multitude of castles, but we shouldn’t forget about the the estates. This month we’re taking a day trip to one of the biggest this country has to offer, Powerscourt. Keep reading to find out more!   A Brief History   Before the 1700s, you would have found a medieval castle … Continued

Halloween – What’s it all About? Get the Frightening Facts.

You may associate Halloween with America, however, did you know you are actually in the land where this celebration originated? Celebrated on October 31st, it was a Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced sow-in) when communities would come together to dress up and light bonfires to ward off dark spirits and ghosts… This month we’ll talk … Continued

Free Things to Do and See in Dublin

How to Keep it Cheap and Cheerful this Month How can I enjoy Dublin, while spending no money at all? Between crazy rent prices, not to mention all the fun events and canal cans that come with the good weather we’ve had, the Summer may have left you a little short this month. This post … Continued

Let’s Talk Football

Football. Although Ireland can’t boast much as far as winning goes, the team has an interesting history and the sport remains extremely popular here. Irish fans love to celebrate, win, draw or lose and anywhere they go they bring the craic. This post celebrates that and if you’re looking to play during your stay here, … Continued

Riverdance: Have you got the moves?

It has been over 20 years since Michael Flatley and his crew of dancers hit the screen and wowed the world with their insanely fast legs (and Flatley’s tight trousers!). Join us this Summer when we go to see the show live. But first, brush up on your Riverdance knowledge! Each riverdance production is named … Continued

Hiking and Hill-walking in and around Dublin

If you’ve been keeping up with our Social Programme you might already know that you don’t have to travel far outside the city to find beautiful hill walking and hiking opportunities. This month we’ll take a look at some of our favourites and give you an idea of what’s in store over the Summer. The … Continued

Our Top 10 Instagram-worthy spots in Ireland

Your Instagram portfolio is simply incomplete without shots of these places! With so much to do and see, while also keeping your fans happy, it can be pretty overwhelming. Luckily, we’re here to lend a helping hand with this month’s social programme! Let’s take a look at 10 of the most Instagrammable (is that a … Continued