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You may recall that last year, Oak Hill Academy embarked on a European trip during Spring Break through the highly respected EF (Education First) Tours company.  It was a tremendous success with our nearly dozen students coming away from Spain with a memorable cultural experience and friendships that will last a lifetime.  One of our chaperones, Oak Hill Academy English teacher, Chris Tobin committed to make this trip an annual offering–but with a caveat:  Let’s see another part of Europe – Ireland and Scotland!

The trip to Spain is still documented on this page, and this year’s trip will be chronicled here as updates and pictures come from Ms. Tobin and her group, comprised of 8 students.  We hope you enjoy seeing their journey unfold as much as we do!

Entry #1 3/14/18 Hello, from the land of rain… A trip to this part of the world wouldn’t be complete without some rain. And rain, and rain, and rain.

It was a very wet day, and we walked more than five miles around the city center (Dublin).  We visited St. Patrick’s cathedral, saw the Book of Kells at Trinity College, did some shopping, and took in some art at the National Gallery.

We leave pretty early tomorrow, heading north to Belfast. The kids had no problem turning in early tonight!

More tomorrow,
Chris