CBS Secondary School in Carrick-on-Suir fifth year students at PortAventura World theme park.
A sun-drenched morning was spent strolling through Park Güell and around the historic monastic settlement of Montserrat.
Catalan identity struck a chord with the local students throughout the trip. Street food and performances of dance, music and acrobatics were everywhere, particularly on Las Ramblas.
A day was spent at nearby theme park PortAventura World, and the students also got to watch Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna 4-0 at the Nou Camp, with goals from Rafinha, Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez.