Dublin v Louth GAA F...

The GAA is for more than just sports. It was created to celebrate the game, culture and Gaelic language. That was what we saw at the Dublin v Louth GAA Football Match. Players don’t get paid to play and they can only play on the team for the county in which they were born. The game...

Free Day: Dingle

Our free day in Dingle allowed us to choose what we wanted to do with our day. Ten of us went for just over an hour of horseback riding. The trip was reasonably price, and for the most part it was carefree afternoon on a warm summer day. The horses however did not enjoy the heat and my horse...

Slieve League: The H...

We started the day as we started many days, with breakfast in the hostel. Today’s breakfast was more important than any other breakfast we’ve had. This was true for the 28 students willing to hike over Slieve League and see some of the most breathtaking views in Ireland. The...

Carrick-a-Rede Rope ...

After waking up at the Sheep Island View Hostel, we headed to the next town over to visit the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. This bridge would be rebuilt every summer for the purpose of salmon fishing, however in recent years there has been a decline in salmon. But, there has been an increase...

Derry/Londonderry

Our trip is going by quicker and quicker. Every couple of days we stay in a new town. Tonight is our last night in Galway and we’ve been doing quite a lot the last few days! We got into Derry/Londonderry on Monday and we got to check out some nice live traditional music at the Dungloe...

Trim Castle and Nort...

Today we left Dublin and we headed to Trim Castle for a tour.    Then, we headed to  SARC (Sonic Arts Research Center) Sonic Lab in Belfast and we were given a tour and test drive of the sound equipment there. They have about 35 speakers around, above and below, the floor. It made...