Tag Archives: Ireland 2014

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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Flying from Philly to Dublin

The day of departure out of Philadelphia to Dublin finally arrived, along with more clouds and rain. I couldn’t help but feel nervous about that. However, I still had so much to do before I left for the airport; it … Continue reading

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Hints of new experiences in Ireland

My trip to Ireland brought about my first air travel experience and as August drew closer, I felt nervous. Actually, I had to face a fear of flying and doing so gave me the chance to experience a lot of … Continue reading

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