Tag: Ireland

A Guide to Gaelic

Dia dhuit! This week in Dublin we had the opportunity to learn a little bit of the official Irish language, Gaelic (or as you would say in Gaelic, Gaeilge)! This was something I found really cool to learn about because when my dad was growing up in Ireland, he was […]

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 […]

#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 […]