Ireland: Sport, History, and Culture

Program Details

Global Sport and Leisure in Ireland will focus on the Irish sport industry in order to empower student’s academic and professional resumes. Students will immerse themselves in Irish culture and history as they learn about the role that sport played in the Irish struggle for independence and identity. Students will be engaged in academic presentations, touring athletic facilities, networking with professional sport club personnel, as well as learning how to play Gaelic Football and Hurling. In addition, students will visit and examine some of Ireland’s most popular tourism attractions, taste local cuisine, and explore Dublin and Belfast.

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Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old at time of departure
  • 2.0 GPA

Tentative Dates

Spring Semester 2018 (classes on DSU campus)
May 14-23 (Travel dates)

Course Credit

RSM 3860R
Global Sport and Leisure Perspectives
(3 credit hours)

Estimated Program Fee

  • 15-20 students: $1,860
  • 12-14 students: $2,014
  • 10-11 students: $2,264
  • *Program Fee Covers
    Accommodation, 10 meals (7 breakfast and 3 dinners), academic sight visits, sightseeing tours and
    excursions, transportation to all included activities, tour guide, DSU travel insurance.

    Fee DOES NOT Cover

    Airfare, DSU tuition, passport fee, 15 meals, discretionary spending, souvenirs.

    Program Sites

    • Dublin
    • Belfast
    • Boyne Valley
    • Cliffs of Mohr

    Program Directors

    Kelly Bringhurst

    Dr. Joseph Lovell

    Email: joseph.lovell@dixie.edu

    Phone: 435-879-4631

    Office: HAZY 326