Looking Ahead to Looking Back

Rebecca Sohn March 26, 2018

The semester is quickly coming to an end, and I’m losing track of time (as evidenced by my not posting for three weeks – sorry!). As it gets closer to the end of the semester, I am increasingly thinking about what I will remember of my time in Dublin… More

St. Paddy’s Day

Sam Laughlin March 22, 2018

On April 11, 1843, Samual MacLaughlin and his family set out for America from County Down, Ireland in hopes of a better life. On St. Patrick’s Day 2018, I returned to the island of my forefathers to embrace a culture rooted in my ancestry. I couldn’t… More

Halfway There

Rebecca Sohn March 6, 2018

It’s the first week of March, and somehow, I have been in Dublin for two months. Although I’m not quite halfway through the program, which officially ends May 25, I am more than halfway through the Trinity semester; my last paper is due on April 18. Dublin… More


Rebecca Sohn February 21, 2018

Living in Rathmines Square, it’s amazing how many things are within walking distance. If I want to get groceries, I walk across the street to Aldi. If I want to order takeaway (or take-out), I have several options for that as well. Bars, restaurants,… More

A Tourist in My Own City

Molly Smith February 14, 2018

With recent travels, the chaos of starting classes at a new college, and the challenge of settling into life in Dublin – I just now, a month in, I have decided to embrace my place as a tourist in the city. This weekend I took off my student hat and gained… More

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