ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS

Due to the school’s location in Bray, PACE can offer students a wide variety of activities and excursions, from amazing scenery with mountains stretching to the sea to traditional Irish Pubs, theatre nights, drama classes, shopping and sports activities like golf, rugby and horse riding.

PACE is only 40 minutes away from one of the most vibrant European capital cities, Dublin.

Typical weekly activities at PACE


Monday: Traditional Music and Dance

Katie Gallagher’s pub, which is situated on Bray seafront beside the DART station, is where students can experience live Irish music sessions, ranging from traditional and folk songs to ballads and Irish dancing. Starting at 21:30, to get a good seat you should arrive early!


Tuesday: Conversation Classes

It is a great way to learn new vocabulary and expressions or fine-tune pronunciation. You will interact with different students from all levels and cultures. Speak your Mind!!!


Wednesday: Movie of the week

Veronica Guerin: Based on a true story, this is about the Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), a reporter for The Sunday Independent, who exposed some of Dublin’s most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later that year she was gunned down by assassins hired by the same criminal drug lords she exposed.


Thursday: Kilmainham Jail

One of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland’s emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour of the prison includes an audio-visual show.


Friday: Conversation Practice

It is a great way to learn new vocabulary and expressions or fine-tune pronunciation. You will interact with different students from all levels and cultures. Speak your Mind!!!

Friday Night: Traditional Music and Dance - Céilí

At Craobh Chualann (Comhaltas) which is situated at 32 Belgrave Square, Monkstown, County Dublin - the home of Traditional Irish Music. Students can experience live Irish music sessions, ranging from traditional and folk songs to ballads and Irish dancing. Starting at 21:30, to get a good seat you should arrive early!


Weekend Activities

Full day excursions by private bus to a wide variety of destinations. We can arrange short breaks, car hire and accommodation throughout the country on request.

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