Dublin 2019

Along the River Boyne

On Monday this week, we had a day off from classes because of the national bank holiday, so I decided to use the opportunity to take a short trip to a little beach town a short distance from Drogheda called Bettystown. A small village in Co. Meath, it was originally […]

#BrewsdayTuesday with a side of Jazz

Hello all, and welcome back to the latest edition of #BrewsdayTuesday! This week’s post is going to highlight my visit to the annual Jazz Festival held in County Cork, Ireland. Cork is two and half hours away from Dublin by train and is home to a Jazz Festival that dates […]

Taking It Easy in the EU with Friends and Family

The following article was printed in the 4th edition of this year’s Mountain Echo by Staff Writer Paige Roberts, who is contributing to the “Life” section of the paper while studying in Dublin this semester. Just as our fellow Mounties do back in Emmitsburg, study abroad students have the pleasure of enjoying […]

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 […]

A Trip Around Belfast

On today’s edition, I want to take you out of Dublin and to Northern Ireland. More specifically to Belfast! Our first stop on this journey is Giant’s Causeway. Giant’s Causeway has to be one of the prettiest natural rock formations that I’ve ever seen. According to an Irish legend, the […]