AFS Ireland is operated by EIL Intercultural Learning, an Irish non-profit organisation that provides study abroad, language training, community service, and other educational and cultural immersion activities for over 2,500 people annually. AFS Ireland now offers a range of AFS programmes including High School Study Abroad, as well as short-term Global Prep and language learning opportunities for teens and adults in over 60 countries around the world.
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EIL Ireland News
Going Green by Liz GordyIt may seem difficult to know where to start when it comes to being eco-friendly, but it doesn’t need to…
“The experience isn’t comparable to any other experience of mine.” – – Grace KirwanHello, I’m Grace (back, 3rd from right ). I recently just spent four months in Germany in a town called…
“I cannot tell you how proud we were of her”We received this wonderful piece from one of our Host Families in Clare, about Martha Liedtke, a student from Germany:…
EIL Explore News
It’s More than Just a Summer Camp – Mai SheehanHello everyone, it’s been three months since coming back from Vermont, USA and my life has been an absolute whirlwind…
A Unique Learning ExperienceMy EIL experience was the first of many milestones for me. It was my first time in Asia, first time…
The International Language of SmilingIt all started with a big smile, I had a grin the size of a Cheshire Cat when I received…
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