Dublin, Ireland

Mount students typically travel to Dublin in the fall semester of odd years

Fun Times in Finland

Fresh snow and a fantastic journey! As I sat down to eat my ice cream in the IKEA outside of Dublin airport, I contemplated the trip I was about to undertake. Two years ago, I met a Finnish guy on the internet who was a wizard at video editing and […]

Hanging Out With the Dead

For our last excursion in Ireland, we visited the Hill of Tara, Knowth, and Newgrange: burial tombs in County Meath, just 30-minutes outside of Dublin. Since we went on Halloween, our trips were being wrapped up with a tidy, spooky bow. Fun fact about Ireland: they take Halloween very seriously. Last week […]

I’ve Got a Tape I Wanna Play

Hello everyone! For such a small country, Ireland has been the origin of many in the film industry, including Colin Farrell, Jessie Buckley, Andrew Scott and all 28 branches of the Gleeson family tree—to name a few. Irish actors and filmmakers were even the underdogs of the Academy Awards categories […]

A Wonderful day in Waterford!

A wet but welcoming sight! I unceremoniously slept through the entire train ride from Dublin to Waterford, which made me feel like I was teleported to a new southern Irish city. My mother was visiting for the long weekend, and we decided on Waterford for its Viking past and scenic […]

Pub Crawl II: Electric Boogaloo

Last week, a group of friends and I decided to have our own literary pub crawl, if you consider two pubs a “pub crawl.” In our defense, we were a bit pressed for time since we had to meet up with the rest of our class at the Gaiety Theatre […]