Cheers, Ireland.

Well, I’m finishing this exactly how I started: writing my blog in an airport while waiting to travel across the Atlantic Ocean. I absolutely cannot believe that my time in Maynooth is over; this is the definition of a bittersweet moment. Of course I can’t wait to see all of the people I love and miss,…

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Hala Madrid.

This past weekend I took my very last trip out of Ireland before I go home. Before I get into that, can we just talk about the fact that I only have one and a half weeks left here?!? I definitely feel like I have been here for basically my whole life, but that doesn’t…

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2 Weekends. 2 Countries. 2 Concerts.

Ok I love Europe. Not only is every city beautiful and incredible and lovely BUT if you want to see someone in concert and they aren’t performing near you, you can just hop on a flight to another country. Or that might just be me. Either way, I love it. First city (and first concert) was Amsterdam. Before…

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7 Cities. 10 Days.

Maynooth’s fall break was a couple of weeks ago and let me tell you, I took full advantage of that week. My friend Ellen and I embarked on our ambitious #7cities10daysworldtour2k16 adventure on Friday with a flight to Rome, Italy. We stayed at a hostel there for 2 days and met up with Emily (fellow tar,…

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Yer a wizard, Harry.

I WENT TO LONDON. A few weeks ago, my friend Ellen and I were trying to figure out what we should do with a free weekend we had coming up. I said, “Hey, wanna go to London.” and she said (spoiler alert), “Hell yes.” We bought our tickets, booked a Harry Potter walking tour, found…

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Happy One Month: Me + Ireland <3

So it has been a little over 4 weeks since I have arrived at Maynooth and it honestly feels like I have been here much much longer (in the best way). The past two weeks have consisted of a lot of pubs, Dublin trips, and planning for the future. Also classes have started to pick…

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It’s Grand.

So I’ve been in this beautiful country for 2 weeks and it has not disappointed one bit. Boring stuff out of the way first: the first week was orientation so no classes or anything there. Then last week was the first week of classes, but nothing terribly difficult or noteworthy happened with those. As expected,…

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I’m Going to Dublin Ya’ll.

To be honest this blog post has a required topic and I’m not 100% clear on what that is sooo here goes a genuine attempt. Ya’ll. I’m going to FREAKING IRELAND. For 14 weeks. I’m pretty sure I’m supposed to be writing about my goals/expectations for the halfway point of this semester. First of all,…

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