Poor change to Quinnipiac’s Ireland program

Erin Peck

I received some troubling news last week. After hearing some rumors, I finally got the truth about the future of the Quinnipiac in Ireland program. I have to say I’m shocked and sad. More sad than anything though because the program that I studied abroad through two years ago will be no longer come next fall. Frankly, despite the many reasons stated as to why this is happening, I really don’t think they’re good enough. Instead of the program being housed in Tralee, Quinnipiac has decided to switch things up a bit and now students can study at UCC-University College, Cork. I’ve been to Cork. It’s nice. However, I don’t think anything can compare to the Kilteely House, the residence where I called home for four months.

I actually had no intentions of going over there at first; I wanted to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, but somehow I ended up boarding a plane to Shannon Airport the August before my sophomore year. I know how clich