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Why the Salmon of Knowledge ate Hazelnuts!

In the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology, the story goes that long ago when Fionn mac Cumhaill, the leader of the Fianna of Ireland, was still a young boy, he was sent to live with and learn from a wise man named… 702 more words

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Dún na Rí Forest Park – of Heroes, Startled Maidens and the odd Mink (and they are odd!)

Dún na Rí Forest Park (“King’s Fort”), on the outskirts of Kingscourt, Co. Cavan, is fashioned out of the former Pratt estate of which Cabra Castle was the ‘big house’.  663 more words

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3) Models, Posters, and Literature

Lexi Yost. “Rhetoric in Digital Forms.” Dublin. Ireland, 2016
Digital forms are found everywhere in our daily environments, and Ireland was no exception. Billboards, brochures, brand logos, storefront ads, and building plaques just barely brush the surface of instances I saw every day in Dublin and Galway. 260 more words


8) The Coffee Experience

Lexi Yost. “COFFEE.” Ireland, 2016

Anyone who knows me knows I love coffee. And not just love it: LOVE it. It is crucial to every morning for me, and sometimes late afternoons as well. 246 more words


10) When History Comes Alive

Lexi Yost. “Archeologists Make Great Storytellers.” Boyne Valley. Ireland, 2016
We’ve explored how the past is often resurfaced through revisiting texts and other forms of written or showcased representations. 679 more words


Sep 24: Knowth and Newgrange

(I look a little confused in the above photo because mom was using my camera to take the picture and it was taking some time so I was wondering what was going on.) 1,320 more words