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    Etsy Shopping in Ireland / The Mood Designs Pottery

    I’ve been doing a little Etsy browsing lately and discovered The Mood Designs pottery studio in Castlebar, County Mayo. Ella and Lukas moved to Ireland from Poland and created a pottery studio out of…

    February 26, 2016
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    Song Covers as Gaeilge with Colaiste Lurgan

    If you’re Irish, you’ve probably seen Colaiste Lurgan‘s music videos before. But if you’re not, the title of this post might have you stumped! But trust me, I think this is going to perk…

    July 20, 2015
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    Breakfast in Bed / Greek Yogurt with Rhubarb and Granola

    It’s a rainy, windy bank holiday here today (following a particularly fun weekend!), so we’re taking it easy. Late sleeping, reading the paper, brunch for all the meals, and coffee on repeat. We didn’t manage…

    June 1, 2015
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    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
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    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
  • How Dublin Bikes Took Over the City

    This infographic on Dublin Bikes, our city’s public bike system, arrived in my inbox last week and I thought it would be fun to share with you. I get a lot of infographics in my…

    February 25, 2015
  • 5 Dublin Cafes for Tea Drinkers

    I must admit I rarely drink tea, despite living in a country that takes tea very seriously and despite growing up with a dad who drinks tea all day long. I love to drink…

    February 23, 2015