Tag Archives: Dublin

Different Perspectives (Liam McDonnell)

Studying abroad has made me look at my life in a different perspective. For instance, life in America is far easier than life abroad but that’s not to say that it is better.  Being abroad helped me to improve my … Continue reading

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Some Great Craic (Kathryn Jamieson)

It is crazy to think that just 3 ½ short months ago I was nervously packing as much as I could into 2 suitcases for a semester abroad. I think studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland was so far one of … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown (Amber Duerwaechter)

Here it is. The final countdown. Many students in my program have already left to go home which makes it seem like my turn is much farther off than just 2 days. I’m finding myself frantically trying to take in … Continue reading

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When in Dublin… (Matt Dunne)

When coming to Ireland one can only picture the rolling green fields and beautiful landscape, although the city of Dublin is both major to Europe and an international melting pot. So many different cultures and ethnicity are poured into one … Continue reading

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Two Week Countdown (Amber Duerwaechter)

So, today marks the 2 week countdown before I have to force myself on a plane to go back home. First let me say that yes, I am truly excited to go home and I am ready to see everyone but that … Continue reading

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Topping on the Cake (Matt Cahill)

It feels like years ago when I was jumping off my airplane anxiously waiting to see how cool my apartment was going to look and venture off to cow out on some food. I look back and laugh at how … Continue reading

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Taxi Cab Confessions (Matt Cahill)

Coming into Dublin I did not know much, but over the past couple months I have learned a lot from the locals. When we first got here, people on the street would walk with us to where it was we … Continue reading

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Pub Grub (Matt Dunne)

Coming from an Irish family, before I even decided to study abroad I have been eating food that I thought the Irish ate on a daily basis. Primarily corned beef and cabbage and Irish soda bread (Irish and raisins in … Continue reading

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When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (Matt Dunne)

Upon coming to Ireland a big concern of mine was how the Irish people viewed Americans as a whole. It is not uncommon to hear that Americans don’t have the best reputation when viewed by the world, and that had … Continue reading

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Cultural Adjustment (Amanda Leick)

When arriving in Dublin I was told I might experience culture shock. During the study abroad orientation we were warned of the signs and symptoms of culture shock and how to deal with it. I feel like I experienced this … Continue reading

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