Dublin, Ireland

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

Emigration From the West

This week for #WeldonWednesdays I retraced some of my mom’s footsteps to one of her favorite parts of the country, the West. This is where most of my mom’s side of the family originates from, such as the Butlers in the Mayo and Longford areas, the O’Neills from Cork, the […]

#BrewsdayTuesday: Smithwick’s Experience

Happy #BrewsdayTuesday everyone, and thank you for checking out my most recent version of my blog! Wanting to get out of Dublin for the day, a few friends and I took a 90-minute train ride south to the city of Kilkenny. As it turns out, Kilkenny is home to the […]

#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 […]

Playing “Gaelic games” with Eden

Fáilte ar ais! Meaning welcome back in Gaelic. It is only appropriate for me to use Gaelic because in this blog we will be talking about Gaelic games. Gaelic games are a sport played here in Ireland. The most played sport in Ireland is hurling. It is considered one of […]