About Dublin - CES English language school - Dublin
About Dublin - Centre of English Studies - Dublin - Ireland
About Dublin | English School Dublin | English course in Dublin with CES
Dublin is one of the most popular destinations for weekend tourists in Europe because it has everything for the visitor, from ancient ruins to an active nightlife. We have a modern transport system which allows easy access to all parts of the city so students can easily explore the city and the seascapes of Dublin Bay.
21st Century Dublin is a modern cosmopolitan city whose shops and restaurants reflect a confident, multicultural city. Music, culture and art are everywhere. Throughout the year there are hundreds of festivals and concerts to cater for all tastes. Areas such as Temple Bar and the Latin Quarter of Dublin are always lively, with a huge selection of restaurants, food and music from all over the world.
The young vibrant population of the city have a wonderful variety of bars, clubs, cafes and The O2 gives them the opportunity to view the worlds biggest acts. There is something in Dublin for all tastes. If you are interested in dance music or traditional music there is always a place for you to go. Dublin's galleries and museums are all within easy walking distance of each other. Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square and the surrounding areas have examples of the best Georgian architecture in Europe.
Our city parks are wonderful places for a romantic stroll or just to escape from the city for a while. Access to all sports is easy and affordable - golf, tennis and horseriding are all within a bus or train ride. Some of the best golf courses and horse racing tracks in the world are located in Dublin. The mountains and the sea are all close at hand and can be reached by car or by public transport.
All in all, Dublin is a city waiting to be explored and enjoyed.
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Ireland in General
Ireland, on the western edge of Europe, is a land famed for its greenness and for its great variety of scenery. Ireland is a land of myths and legends and ancient history mixed with the modern and vibrant life of Ireland today.
Ireland was known as the "Celtic Tiger" because of the massive economic growth over the last 15 years and is one of the world leaders in high technology, pharmaceutical and airline industries. Our International Financial Services Centre has allowed Ireland to become a financial hub in Europe. Irish people are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality, which greatly contribute to the ease with which overseas students adapt to the Irish way of life. Ireland, a member of the EU since 1973, is a thoroughly modern nation and the high quality of our education system is seen as one of the main contributors to our economic growth.
We have a rich literary and musical tradition. Our colourful history and culture have inspired such literary giants as WB Yeats, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and many others. Contemporary writers and poets such as Roddy Doyle, Paul Durcan, Frank McCourt, Maeve Binchy and Seamus Heaney write about Ireland today while U2, Westlife, the Script and the Chieftains are known worldwide for contemporary and traditional music.
The Irish interest in sport is legendary. The Irish Rugby team have won the Grand Slam Championships many times! The Leinster & Munster rugby team are past Heineken Cup Champions.
You can go golfing, sailing, horseriding, play football and tennis. A great way to get to know the Irish is to talk about sport and what is happening in the sporting world.