Monthly Archives: September 2014

A short solo excursion in Dublin

My global studies classmates and I met in the conference center building once more for a class session. In the first one, we discussed culture and its relevance to business. This time, we shared new insights and ideas for our … Continue reading

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Business trips and plans for remaining free time in Ireland

Our time in Ireland would soon be coming to a close, although we still had some leisure time for exploring. A little bit of business came first on the agenda and our global studies group met just outside of a … Continue reading

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Old books, more of Grafton Street and Dublin by bus

I started out the day going solo, returning to the Buttery for breakfast during which unexpected plans were made for the day. As I sat with half of my food left to finish, one student, who had toured the old … Continue reading

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Absorbing history at a brewery, prison and a very old pub

The next day began with a tour of the Guinness Storehouse, which was the first of several businesses we’d visit. I grabbed a taxi with one student and talking with the driver, we learned something of technology’s part in helping … Continue reading

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A taste of Temple Bar

As several others and I explored Dublin, our path took us into the Temple Bar area, filled with pubs adorned with flower baskets outside. It was another very lively place to be in the city as musicians played for the … Continue reading

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Academics, touring campus, Grafton Street and medieval Dublin

Early in the morning, a light rain was coming down and birds were squawking around the buildings. I didn’t have to start getting ready for the day just yet, so I sat by the window and wrote in my Celtic … Continue reading

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Getting acquainted with Dublin, global studies group

The process of settling in at Trinity College began for our global studies group as two students welcomed us and helped with luggage. Some of the accommodations were ready, while others weren’t. However, that wasn’t a problem. We could temporarily … Continue reading

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