Tag: Irish Roots

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 […]

Memories of Aunt Cece

Many of my earliest memories growing up took place in Dublin, over trips to visit with my dad’s side of the family. I have one in particular at my Aunt Cece’s house, where I was about 4 or 5 years old and I kept asking her to let me go […]

#WeldonWednesdays with Maddie

Céad Míle Fáilte! I’m Maddie Weldon, a senior music major at the Mount studying in Dublin this fall. However, this is not the first time I have travelled with the Mount. In Fall of 2018 I studied abroad in Prague and for Spring Break 2019 I went on the Peru […]