Tag: Ireland

Come Visit Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin!

Welcome back to #FailteFridays! Next up on our list of historical places to visit is Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. The location of the cathedral is important in two ways. First, the cathedral was built on the same site of a church that was constructed by the King of Scotland. […]

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 […]