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My First Week in Ireland

June 27th, 2015

My first day to finally explore with my first week of work complete!  It was fairly slow which is to be expected– it consisted mostly of finding images for people and learning to navigate the way to organize files on the computer.   825 more words

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Animated Mythology (Part 6)

For my last installment on this topic, I will conclude with the animation which is, for me, perhaps the most compelling. The Secret of Kells… 156 more words

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Dublin: Gateway to Ireland

Dublin. The very name of this city conjures up poets and playwrights, writers and wits. Home at various times to James Joyce, W.B Yeats, Swift, Sheridan, Shaw and Oscar Wilde, Ireland’s literary tradition is appreciated throughout the world. 680 more words

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Dublin - June 2015

My wife had to go to Europe for work.  I was lucky enough to tag along on this trip.  Our first of three stops was Dublin.   247 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 81

DELVING INTO DUBLIN’S HISTORY

There’s no shortage of history in this 1,000 year old town. From prehistoric Gaelic settlement, to Viking town, Norman stronghold, and English Colonial capital, Dublin has had many incarnations. 1,187 more words

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Ireland Day 7- County Meath

Today we just drove around County Meath. Because we missed out on the opportunity to see the Book of Kells, we went to Kells where they have some replica pages of the book on display.   180 more words