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Faculty-Led Study Abroad




Summer 2018



Celtic Agriculture

Summer 2018 information coming soon.

Explore the e history and culture of Ireland and its tangential relationship to the history and agriculture of Kentucky and the USA.



  • Kilkenney
  • Irish farms of all types
  • Irish horse farms
  • Cork City and Cobh
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Aran Islands
  • Guiness Brewery in Dublin


kilkenney castle


Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the landscape, climate, and agricultural production factors pertinent to Ireland.
  • Compare and contrast the animal production, plant production, and gardens in Ireland to those found in Kentucky.
  • Explain the significance of the Irish Potato Famine and detail factors that contributed to it, both natural and political.
  • Discuss the relationship between the AllTech European HQ in Ireland and the World HQ in KY.
  • Identify agricultural and conservation opportunities in Ireland.
  • Compare and contrast agriculture in Ireland and KY.




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Program Leaders


  • Dublin
  • Cork
  • Kilkenny


  • Summer 2018


  • $TBD


  • American Traveler (Non-Credit)



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