Author Archives: Byron Cohen | University College Dublin (UCD)

Grateful For The Rain

Grateful For The Rain May 27, 2017 Having spent most of the previous four years in sunny, drought-stricken southern California, I arrived in Ireland last September a bit unprepared for Ireland’s abundance of rain. Especially during the Irish winter, there … Continue reading

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Meeting George Mitchell!

On February 10th, I had the opportunity to go see former Senator George Mitchell speak on a panel at Queen’s University Belfast with Monica McWilliams (former leader of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition) about their memories from the peace talks that culminated … Continue reading

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Ranging around Newgrange

On Monday Emma, Megan, and I travelled to the ancient ruins of Newgrange and the Hill of Tara in County Meath, about a 45 minute drive north of Dublin. Newgrange is a massive circular mound on a hill, constructed of stone, with … Continue reading

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Swine Flu!

November 7, 2016 During Fresher’s Week at UCD, I stopped by the Societies Tent after class. Before I could take three steps into the tent, I was accosted by several members of the International Students Society, who seduced me to … Continue reading

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