Cultural Immersion IconLooking for ways to really get to know Dublin and Ireland? Get involved in a university club, or meet up with other international students to go traveling around the country. We've got loads of suggestions on cheap and free things to do to really immerse yourself in the Irish way of life! 



An excellent website with a very good Instagram page with great recommendations, for everything from food to entertainment. There is always new content about restaurants, events, and happenings in Dublin.

FIE Travel Books

Pop down to the FIE Dublin office where we have a number of books on Dublin, Ireland, Europe & beyond. These books are a fantastic ways of finding out more about the place you’re studying in and seeing parts of it off of the usual tourist track.

DBS/TCD/UCD Clubs and Societies

What better way to meet your fellow students in Dublin than bonding over your favourite pastimes! Sports, languages, music, culture and more – find out more with FIE’s Academic Partners.

DBS Clubs and Societies

TCD Clubs and Societies

UCD Clubs and Societies

Lectures and Talks

Learn outside of the classroom with our guide to free or cheap lectures, talks and workshops across Dublin.


Meetup brings people together to do more of what they want to do in life. Food, film, fitness, fashion  - Meetup have a social group for you whatever your interests.

Created by the Dublin City Council, is a great site to visit to find out what is going on around town!

Dublin Town

On Dublin Town there is something for everyone! Created for both visitors and locals, it is a knowledgeable source for events, cultural activities, shopping, eating out, etc. Check it out!

FIE Dublin Extra-Curricular Activities

If you’re looking to enjoy top theatre shows, Irish trad music sessions, night time hikes, famous attractions and more, check out FIE’s extra-curricular calendar. FIE activities are offered at a subsidized price so you’ll save money when booking with us!

Full information on your semester’s events will be sent to you on arrival in Dublin! Sign up quick before tickets sell out! 

Study Tours*

As part of your FIE Dublin program, you will take part in two exciting, academic weekend field trips exploring Irish history and culture. Led by expert DBS faculty, participants travel by bus to unique towns to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of Ireland at great value. These field trips form a key part of your studies for key course Irish Life & Cultures.

*FIE Dublin Summer Internship Programme does not include weekend study tours

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