Dublin, Ireland

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

#IrishRoots at The Giant’s Causeway

At the top of Northern Ireland is a curious landmark of strange shaped stones that stands overlooking the sea, facing Scotland. This is the Giant’s Causeway. Scientists tell us that it was formed by volcanic activity, but as my tour guide pointed out, there are no volcanoes around. So how […]

Spooky Season on #BrewsdayTuesday

Hello and welcome to this spooky version of #BrewsdayTuesday! Halloween, which originates from Ireland, is a heavily celebrated holiday here in Dublin. Costume shops have suddenly popped up all over town, decorations can be seen everywhere, and jack-o-lanterns are found on every doorstep. The pubs especially embrace the Halloween fever. […]

#WhatstheCraic: Traveling through Art

Maidin mhaith or Good Morning to everyone reading this blog! I hope that you are ready to embark on a different style walk-through time than we’ve been doing on #WhatsTheCraic. Today we will be visiting The National Gallery of Ireland as the starting point of our adventure. The National Gallery […]

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 […]