Our 'mini-stay' programme in Kilkenny is 'all inclusive':
mackdonald language academy is specialised in language education for international teenagers aged 12-17 years
Excellent host families
Varied activity programme
Interactive English lessons
Tailor-made 'mini-stay' programme
A perfect combination of studying & leisure
With us, students do not only improve their English, they also get a very good impression of the cultural and natural beauty of Ireland.
Our 'mini-stay programme' in Kilkenny is available for closed groups of students (all ages, max. group size: 50 participants) throughout the academic year.
Here are some more reasons why you will love
our 'mini-stay programme' in Kilkenny:
We are also members of AGPI.
We offer a wide variety of cultural, social and sportive activities in and around Kilkenny. Activities include walkingh tour of Kilkenny, Irish Dancing workshop, visit to Kilkenny Castle and the castle park, Gaelic sport experience, visit to St.Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, treasure hunt etc.
Part of our 'mini-stay' programme is a full-day excursion to a destination of your group's choice, e.g. Dublin City incl. walking tour of all major sites, Glendalough / Avoca and the Irish Sea, Cork City incl. Titanic Museum in Cobh, Waterford incl. Irish Coast in Tramore, etc.
Airport transfers for your group from/to Dublin (DUB) are part of the mini-stay package. Upon arrival a representative of our school will be waiting for your group at the airport and accompany you and your students to Kilkenny. The approx. transfer time is 90min.
Our mobile app for students contains valuable pre-arrival information and we regularly use it throughout the programme to inform of planned activities, outings, trips etc.
The app gives all our students personalized and up-to-date information about their stay with us in Ireland at all times.
Part of the Mobile App is an extensive FAQ section with frequently answered questions regarding all aspects of the stay in Ireland, e.g. procedure upon arrival, packing list, rules of conduct and much more.