The Latest from Ireland

Sep 23 4:23pm
Dublin

The Disappointing, the Unexpected, and the Surprising

Post by Zuni Rubio

Confronting my expectations of the city, what were the things that disappointed me, were unexpected, and surprised me?

Sep 12 5:23pm
Dublin

Flight to Dublin and Overview of Week One

Post by Zuni Rubio

My flight to Dublin was stressful starting from midnight the day before when I checked my email and found a canceled flight. Here I share a fraction of what week one looked like and two things that I learned.

Aug 28 1:33pm
Dublin

A Handful of Days Before Take-Off

Post by Zuni Rubio

A handful of days before departure, I have a few conflicting—not mutually exclusive, emotions. I'm feeling excited, but also—not afraid necessarily—nervous.

Aug 3 9:25pm
Dublin

Rambling and Reflection

Post by Sam Wherley

Sure, it’s a generic title, but dig beyond it. You’ve not come home quite the same as when you left; dig beyond the surface and small talk about your time abroad and reflect meaningfully upon how it will inform your ongoing existence.

Jul 28 4:08pm
Dublin

An End and a Beginning

Post by Stella Meillon

Dublin was an insane journey and the best six weeks of my life. Last summer was a difficult time for me and I came to Ireland with no idea what to expect–I knew no one and I had no idea what my classes would be like. Despite this, I felt at home after only a few days and never wanted to leave. My new and dear friend Gaby agrees; we have both done a fair bit of traveling and Dublin is the first place that we both clicked with that quickly and intensely.