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  • Patrick Kavanagh on the Canal in Dublin

    Poet Patrick Kavanagh Sitting on the Canal

    Last week, my friend Ruth graciously agreed to show me her neighborhood, down near Baggot Street, so that I could share with you some of the fun things to explore in that area. We…

    May 14, 2015
  • what-to-wear-dublin-springtime

    Styled in Ireland / What to Wear in the Spring

    Welcome to another Styled in Ireland post, where I talk about what to wear in this wacky climate and where you can explore once you’re dressed for the elements! Spring is an especially tricky season…

    May 6, 2015
  • Trinity College blossoms in spring

    Trinity College in the Springtime

    Two weeks ago, back when it was gloriously sunny and before the monsoon spring rains came, I strolled through Trinity College on my way to meet friends at St. Stephen’s Green. The walk from…

    May 5, 2015
  • Where to find ethnic food in Dublin

    Where to Eat Ethnic Food in Dublin

    There was a time when ethnic food was foreign (pardon the pun!) to Dublin. Even when I arrived almost seven years ago, it was pretty hard to find a good burrito. Now, of course,…

    May 4, 2015
  • Sunny day in Dublin, Ireland

    A Perfect Spring Day in St. Stephen’s Green

    For the last two weeks, it has been sunny in Dublin. Like real sunshine, the kind that lasts the whole day without a rain shower and there’s hardly a cloud in the sky. Every…

    April 23, 2015
  • books_upstairs_dublin_bookstore

    Dublin Bookstore / Books Upstairs

    I sat down this morning to write about our time in Croatia a few weeks ago and I just couldn’t do it. I’m ready to be back in Dublin for a minute and writing…

    April 15, 2015
  • All About Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day puts a little extra pressure on me every year. Here I am in Dublin, the epicenter of everything Paddy’s Day, so I feel like I should tell you all the things about…

    March 16, 2015
  • Dublin Flower Shop / The Garden

    Because it’s Mother’s Day in Ireland on Sunday, I thought it would be a good excuse to have a peek at another Dublin flower shop today! We visited Appassionata and Les Fleurs before Valentine’s…

    March 12, 2015