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Irish Culture at Aquinas

Irish Culture at Aquinas

Aquinas College loves Irish culture! We’ve embraced Irish aculture - offering a study away experience in Tullycross Ireland since the early 70s. We’re the only college in Michigan to offer an Irish Studies minor.

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Outstanding Irish Studies Minor

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Thatched roof cottages in Tully Cross

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Years Aquinas has studied away in Ireland

900+

AQ students and faculty have experienced Ireland

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Visitors from Tully Cross, Ireland, visit Aquinas in Fall of 2018

Pictured: Bottom Right to Bottom Left

  • Dr. Kevin Heanue, Chairman of Connemara West
  • Tim Ramsay, Director of International Programs & Services
  • Dr. Kevin Quinn, President of Aquinas College
  • Ed Kettle,  Friends of Connemara
  • Hon. Brian O'Brien, Consul General of Ireland Midwestern US. 
students standing by Irish poster

Research

Recent students in Dr. Michelle DeRose's Literature of the Black and Green Atlantic course, Maggie Rose, Lauren Heyboer, and Alyssa Noch (pictured with Dr. Michelle DeRose) recently presented their research at Aquinas 2/20/2019.

AQ Delegation

Dr. Jennifer Dawson, Ireland Faculty Director 2020, Dr. Michelle DeRose, Ireland Faculty Director 2021 and Coordinator of the Irish Studies Minor, Dr. Heather Kesselring-Quakenbush, Associate Provost, and Tim Ramsay, Director of International Programs visit the U.S. embassy in Dublin, Ireland.

Dr. Michelle DeRose, Ireland Faculty Director 2021 and Coordinator of the Irish Studies Minor, Dr. Heather Kesselring-Quakenbush, Associate Provost, and Tim Ramsay, Director of International Program

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