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The Book of Kells (Book Review)

Last summer my family visited Ireland.  We stayed in two castles, ate a lot of great food, soaked of the local culture, and did some typical touristy things.  1,354 more words

Book Review

Remarkable forgeries?

In my pigeonhole at Queen Mary recently, I found an unsolicited copy of a book with the title Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries, by M. J. 813 more words

History

Pangur Bán

One text containing the thoughts of a 10th century Irish monk in the Book of Kells exhibition was particularly interesting. ‘Being with a book is much better than going out seeking praise’ he wrote (he wouldn’t have been a good politician). 386 more words

Solo

A beautiful day trip in Dublin and a breathtaking road trip to Ring of Kerry

A day trip in Dublin and places you should visit

There are certainly several places you can visit and enjoy while you are in Dublin, but what if, you have just a day or like say 6-8 hours. 605 more words

Vacation

Book of Kells Image Response

I really love the colors in this piece, the reds are gorgeous, and the use of the yellow to complement the pinkish purple really catches the eye and gives it contrast. 147 more words

Non-Time Based

Dublin ~ Ireland

Instead of states, Ireland is broken up into counties.  During this trip we plan to cover Galway, Clare and Kerry County.  The country of Ireland is an island surrounded by the North Channel, St George’s Channel, Irish and Atlantic seas.  2,003 more words