Tuesday, October 4, 2022


 Meals, Vacationer sights, Employment alternatives… Scholar Ambassador Ufuoma Oyovwikefe share whit us the six issues that she loves about residing and finding out in Eire.


Earlier than arriving in Eire, I had learn in regards to the Irish folks, their meals, tradition, films and novels of the Irish folks and I used to be completely in love with them, additionally vital is the truth that Eire

Consuming the normal fish and chips at considered one of Limerick’s diners, The Buttery (Picture: Ufuoma Oyovwikefe )

has not too long ago been known as the tech hub of Europe. After arriving in Eire on the 2nd of September 2021, I used to be completely blown away, it was precisely as I had learn within the novels, the books, the sceneries, the castles and so many pubs. There are such a lot of explanation why I like Eire however listed below are my high 6 causes;

The Irish meals: I name Irish meals very attention-grabbing and it’s because I’ve by no means seen any nation that loves their potatoes greater than the Irish individual. Much more, they’ve discovered so some ways to incorporate potatoes in each meal both as a facet dish and even as a major meal. Most eating places have principally potatoes in all kinds on their menus. To the Irish, their potatoes are extra than simply meals lol, it’s extra of a connection. One other a part of the meals they love is Rooster, I felt we ate quite a lot of hen in Nigeria till I got here and noticed the Irish individual. Rooster is in every single place and in several varieties as properly, additionally principally eaten with, after all, you guessed it, their potatoes lol. The third most attention-grabbing factor about Irish meals is their love for Pork. I by no means used to love pork meat and even eat it in Nigeria however coming to Eire, I noticed that they even had various kinds of Pork such because the Rasher, the Ham, sausages and even pudding made with pig’s blood. My favorite is the Rasher and Ieat for breakfast with beans and potatoes in my faculty or work cafeteria. Although not so spicy as Nigerian meals, the Irishloves their totally different sauces and dips with their meals. And oh, let’s not neglect, their fish as properly, in actual fact, one of many conventional Irish meals is fish and mashed potatoes or fried potatoes.



The image at King John Citadel, Limerick, Eire. . (Picture: Ufuoma Oyovwikefe )

Vacationer sights: Eire is so stunning and stuffed with so many stunning locations in so many counties. There are such a lot of castles, seashores, museums, historic museums, parks, and festivals to attend that simply immerse you into the Irish tradition, their story and their historical past. The nice factor is most of those locations are free or very inexpensive to go to. There are additionally very stunning excursions that may take you round totally different counties at a really inexpensive fee permitting you to discover Eire. It is because Eire is a small Island nation so shifting between counties could be very straightforward. My favorite vacationer attraction is the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Eire. One of the vital peaceable and delightful sceneries with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Lovely surroundings: Eire is gorgeous and provides you this very calm feeling of being peaceable. There are many inexperienced parks in addition to climbing and strolling routes. The church buildings nonetheless keep the previous church buildings that are so stunning. The homes are previous fashion and make you want you might be immersed in an previous historic film; it is vitally stunning. There are additionally a number of horses and you will discover two folks driving a horse in a neighborhood space throughout the day.

Employment alternatives: One of many causes I like Eire is that there are many job alternatives obtainable to you as a pupil and whenever you graduate. Whereas finding out, you might be allowed to work for 20hrs and 40hrs throughout summer season. As a pupil, I and my buddies have been in a position to get part-time jobs simply and people who have graduated have been in a position to get good jobs in lower than 3 to six months of graduating. The truth that Eire provides 2 years post-study visa to anybody who research for a grasp’s in Eire is a good way for graduates to get good expertise working in an organization and to broaden their data of all the pieces they’d realized in class. Jobs are available as a result of Eire is stuffed with so many tech corporations corresponding to Fb, TikTok, Accenture, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Casa, Johnson & Johnson, and even different tech startups that provide good wage pay. In Limerick, there’s the Plassey technological park which marks the start of the realm the place most tech corporations and main corporations corresponding to Casa, three cellular, HM & V, Johnson&Johnson are situated in Limerick, Eire. This Limerick tech hub is situated in Castletroy in Limerick, simply after the College of Limerick and presents nice job alternatives for graduates.

The Irish Pubs: I’ve by no means seen extra pubs and bars earlier than than in Eire. The Irish love their drink and like to loosen up at a bar within the evenings ingesting their beer or a pint of Guinness. I like going to the pubs a lot as a result of Irish music and dance are so stunning to see. My favorite pub is the Squire McGuirebar in Limerick, Eire, an previous bar with a number of Irish reside music each Friday and Sunday and karaoke each Saturday. Their music, and devices are very calming and totally different from the typical Nigerianmusicand and really attention-grabbing. The lyrics are soulful and respectable as properly. The pubs are additionally one of the simplest ways to community and meet actually wonderful folks.

The folks: The Irish persons are very pleasant. One main factor I like about them is that they communicate the English language so communication is method simpler than if I used to be finding out in a rustic that speaks a international language. They’ve a wealthy sense of humour and really humorous slang. Although the Irish folks have a very deep accent and communicate actually quick, all you want is to hear fastidiously after they communicate. They’re additionally a really numerous neighborhood and have a lot of different nationalities so Ido not really feel like I’m alone within the nation. ConclusionIreland is way more skilled than studying about. The historical past, tradition and music of the Irish folks encourage you that life is gorgeous and that there’s magnificence in simplicity. Although one is a thousand miles from dwelling, the gorgeous pure surroundings product of castles, mountains, rivers and the ocean makes you are feeling like dwelling isn’t far-off. And when days really feel droopy, good Irish music in a publish tens up one’s temper. Most significantly, in Eire, one can strike a stability between finding out and having a very good social life and refreshing on the mountain or the seaside.



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