Kilmainham Jail

It’s hard to believe that I have already been in Ireland for over three months. I have grown so much as a person. Over my time here I have wrote down my...

On the Gaeilge classes’ trip to Carna, one doesn’t only have the chance to witness the rare art  of sean nós dancing and singing, but also to participate too under the tutelage of both...

study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in Dublin

When  my CEA coordinator asked if I would be interested in surfing in Ireland, I immediately responded with a, “YES!” I had no clue that there was surfing in Ireland and...

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“In Dublin’s fair city/where the girls are so pretty/I once met a girl named sweet Molly Malone/ and she wheeled her wheel barrow/ through the streets broad and narrow/singing cockles and...

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This past weekend, CEA took us to Belfast, Northern Ireland. When I think of Belfast, I think of violence, Jamie Dornan, and the Titanic. While all of those things are a...

study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in Dublin

I’ve been in Dublin for over two months now and I would like to say that I have the city down pretty well. Here are a few of my favorite places....

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When I arrived in Dublin 9 weeks ago (still not accepting how quickly time has flown by!), I was thrown off my routine for a few days. Everybody was trying to...

study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in Dublin, Scotland

Scotland is a breathtaking country.  Only a 40-minute plane ride from Dublin on Thursday and a quick evening in Edinburgh, I rented a vehicle with some friends and we started our adventure. For most of it,...

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I’m one of those people who thrives on routine. I have 2 planners, I color-code everything, I use packing cubes, always have hand sanitizer or sanitizer wipes on me, and I...

Glendalough Building

CEA Dublin has planned an activity for me to do almost every week since I’ve been here. We’ve learned how to Irish dance, did an International food night, went bowling, and enjoyed...