Dublin 2023

The Tall Way to Galway

Heuston Train Station in Dublin: A gateway to Galway! I woke up at the crack of dawn to the smell of slightly warmer-than-normal Irish air. Today was the day I was heading to Galway for a two-night stay, planned and organized by the Study Abroad program. The clock read 6:15am, […]

Fish & Chips & Books

Hello everyone! As you may or may not know, fish and chips are a staple in Ireland. Seafood is popular here because of Ireland’s prominent fishing industry along its coastal cities. Before traveling to Dublin, I accepted the fact that I wouldn’t be able to order takeaway at a chipper […]

The Heart of Galway: Street Music and Caesar Salads

Hello everyone! This past weekend, a group of us studying in Dublin took the train to Galway for the weekend. Galway is located on the west side of Ireland, roughly 2 hours from Dublin, and lies on the River Corrib. With the average age of Galway’s population being under 40, […]

Ireland’s Allure: My Delightful Day in Dublin

Although my first day in this new land yielded little sleep, the third day of my travels thankfully granted me some rest during the night. I remember waking up that next morning to the sounds of children playing in the Irish working-class neighborhood known as Ballymun. There was a beautiful […]

Fáilte to Ireland

Greetings from Dublin! I’m Tess Koerner, a senior at the Mount studying English and Communication. I am currently studying abroad this semester with 18 other Mounties. Studying abroad came highly recommended by two of my siblings, who described it as a life-changing experience (my older sister being a Mount alum […]