Author: mason

Slán abhaile: A #FailteFriday Reflection on Monday

The gaelic word’s literal translation is “safe home” and is used to bid goodbye to someone traveling home. Throughout my time in Ireland and with my theme of #FailteFridays, I have been able to learn about the historical side of various locations that pertain to the Irish people. It’s one […]

#FailteFridays at Guinness Storehouse!

Welcome back to #FailteFridays! While this is sadly my last blog to help guide you in Dublin, I saved the best for last. One of the most welcoming and incredible places in all of Ireland is the Guinness Storehouse. Imagine Disneyland but for adults, with beer!! This is easily my […]

#FailteFridays: Phoenix Park

Welcome back to #FailteFridays! If you’re looking for a place to run, relax, read a book, or just go for a stroll, check out Phoenix Park. It’s a 15-minute walk west of Dublin’s City Center and it’s the largest enclosed park in all of Europe! It has over 1700 acres […]

A Blog All About Belfast

In this week’s edition of #FailteFridays, we have Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. My classmates and I took a weekend excursion up to Belfast to check out a few tourist and historical sites such as Game of Thrones filming sites, the Carrick-a-Rede Bridge, Bushmill Distillery, Titanic Museum, and the […]