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Champlain joins the hunt for Leprechauns!

On March 29th, Champlain Abroad Dublin students hiked over the Cooley Mountains and down into the medieval village of Carlingford.  Departing early that morning, they were joined by international students from from the neighboring English Language School Linguavia to travel north to the border with Northern Ireland. But they had not risen early on a Sunday to climb the misty mountains famed as the setting of Ireland’s most famous mythical story An Tain, nor were they there to explore the relatively untouched medieval village’s abbey and castle, no they were under taking the serious business of leprechaun hunting.

Rachel Hatem and Marissa Laro – Two of the Champlain College students taking part in the annual Leprechaun hunt in Carlingford, Co. Louth, Ireland.  Photo Credit: Rachel Hatem

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