Author Archives: Phillip Cohen | Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

The Way to Wexford

Spontaneous is not a word I would use to describe myself, necessarily. Nor would I use it to describe my fellow Mitchells: we are planners, and often obsessively so. It is a quality that we share because it has helped … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Jingles in Dingle

There I was, stuck on a packed tour bus on the westernmost cliff of Ireland, while the sun set over the sea below and Coolio’s 1995 smash hit “Gangsta’s Paradise” played on the speakers. I closed my eyes, smiled, and … Continue reading

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GAA Glory

One of the aspects that fascinates me most about Ireland is its sports culture. Every town has its own Gaelic Athletic Association (or “GAA”) club, which serves as a center for local events (bingo nights!) as well as youth sports … Continue reading

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