Author: mason

Fàilte gu Cill Chainnigh on #FailteFriday

…that is, Welcome to Kilkenny! If you’re tired of Dublin and the tourist traps, and you’re just looking for a nice day-trip in Ireland, take a look at Kilkenny. It’s a city about an hour’s train ride out of Dublin with Irish Rail through a beautiful countryside. The town itself […]

#FailteFriday at Dublin Castle

Next up on our list of famous destinations, we have the Dublin Castle which is said to be one of the most important buildings in Irish history. The original castle was built of stone by Vikings and used as a defensive fortification. The castle survived until 1684 before being destroyed […]

#FailteFriday at Temple Bar

To start off my #FailteFriday blog on popular attractions, Temple Bar is a pivotal place to visit while you’re in Dublin. If you know anyone who has ever traveled to Ireland, they will tell you to visit Temple Bar. As of today, Temple Bar is considered as a tourist trap. […]

#FailteFridays with Mason

Hello, my name is Mason Lipford, and I am a senior studying Computer Science at the Mount. As I go into my final year at the Mount, I realized that the real world is quickly creeping up on me and that I won’t be able to travel after I graduate. […]