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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Expose your family to a world outside of their own by helping an international student achieve her global dreams. Explore a new culture and share your family life and traditions.
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EIL Ireland News
“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:…
Love For My New HomeThe following poem, written by Rachele Lancia from Italy, is the winner of our Study Abroad Summer Competition for the…
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Jorge Ruiz VillasanteName: Jorge Ruiz Villasante Nickname: George Place of birth? Madrid, Spain Lives in: The real capital of Ireland! (Cork) First involvement…
“Healing with Horses” by Michelle QuinnMy personal feeling of being a part of equine therapy is almost indescribable. The young learners adore the horses and…
Do Beetles Live in Paradise?If anyone would ask me what is the first thing that comes in mind when they say “Mexico” and…
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