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Old Books and A Beatty Library

My first day in Dublin!!! Contrary to what the title may say, there is more to see in Dublin than just books. But being the book nerd that I am, the smell of an old library is what comes to mind. 1,117 more words

Hitting The Rails

Dublin, Ireland


Books everywhere
We were glad to finally get back into the country where the road sign speed limits finally matched the speedometer of our car. 1,069 more words


Online Resources Roundup

I have long been meaning to compile a list of some of the Internet’s most useful resources for teachers and students of art history and history. 89 more words

The Secret of Kells: Artistry Requires Bravery

Review by Amber

The struggle between fear and creativity is endless. When we are children, creativity comes easily and naturally, but as we grow up, the concerns of everyday life begin to drown it out. 1,089 more words

Movie Reviews

History Turns to Story in Ireland

Storytelling and folklore, Guinness and whiskey. It seems these features blend well together in Ireland, for the most part creating a rich and fascinating culture. 663 more words

Other European Adventures

Pangur Ban and early Irish monks

This poem by an Irish scholar is one of my favorites, and brings to life the tasks of those who worked on Psalters such as the Book of Kells. 340 more words