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Pangar Ban

9th century

Pangur Ban was written sometime in the 9th century by a monk some believe to be Sedulius Scottus. If any of you saw Secret of The Kells you might recognize the name Pangur Ban, and if not feel free to watch the movie as well. 432 more words

Read Widely

Dublin explored

Since I have been doing Dublin layovers this whole summer, and for a very good reason, I have decided to maybe outline a few things that could be of interest to those visiting the city. 935 more words

For The Plebs

It's a long road to tipperary... 

Today was a long one… The travel anxiety woke me up at 6am, and after forcing myself to stay in bed until 8am I was up for my hearty Irish breakfast. 548 more words

Adventures With B.

Ireland! Three Days in Dublin!

Arriving in Dublin, our first stop on a six week tour of Europe, there was no time for jet lag, we hit the ground running! With only three days in which to see the Republic of Ireland’s biggest city, we had our work cut out for us… armed with a list of sights and fortified with… 1,210 more words


10 Of The Worlds Oldest Books

From mental_floss –

The beginnings of the book are hard to pinpoint, but between about 150 and 450 CE writing slowly moved away from scrolls and toward the… 86 more words

Trinity, Book of Kells, and Guinness

Yesterday we did a Dublin must and visited the Trinity College, est. 1591. We toured the campus, learned the history, and got to see the Book of Kells (oldest manuscript of the bible in existence). 159 more words