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[Trip] Ireland - Dublin

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and it uses Euro as their currency. You can get there via Ferry from England or via plane. It took us about 1 hour to get there on air. 439 more words

Trip

A Visit from Nad

I was so very excited to pick up the one and only Nad at the airport just a few short weeks ago.  I was super happy that she was visiting, I was starting to miss home, so her timing was great. 614 more words

Exchange

Trinity College (2 of 2)

Trinity College was founded in 1592 and was allowed to be built by Queen Elizabeth I of England. The campus buildings mostly date from 1700–1831 including the grand library that includes the famous… 247 more words

Ireland

World War One Centennial: The Great War that Stopped Grandma Kell from Smiling

This year marks the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 and that takes me back to a time when the shadow of the war was still a real presence in my grandmother’s house. 316 more words

Books

A Grand Green Weekend

Just a gaggle of girls gliding through a gorgeous green city gulping genuine Guinness and gawking at grand views.

…see what I did there? Hey-o! 1,050 more words

Study Abroad

Dublin - Trinity College Library

When I travelled to Dublin I visited a fascinating library in the University of Dublin, Trinity College Library.

It’s the largest library in Ireland and the home to Book of Kells. 80 more words

Traveling

The Tara Brooch: Gold and Jewels from the Ancient Irish Past | HeadStuff

My second article has been published on headstuff.org. Continuing my new-found interest in Celtic and Irish art, I have written about the Tara Brooch.

The Tara Brooch: Gold and Jewels from the Ancient Irish Past | HeadStuff

Art History