Author Archives: Harry (Trinity College Dublin)
“Is it true that, in America, they think eastern Europe is like, just a single country? And they don’t know the difference?” I was in a hostel in Budapest yesterday and overheard (re: eavesdropped upon) a German girl asking a … Continue reading
Unwiring the brain
As the new year has rolled on, I have started to enter the “business” end of the year, as it were. Classes have wrapped up for the most part, and now I am spending most of my time getting my … Continue reading
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Emerald Isle; Sapphire Sea?
People are drawn to visit Ireland for many reasons: to see the rolling green hills of its countryside; to explore the vibrant arts, music (and pub) scene; or to connect with their family history. Relatively few, I expect, come to … Continue reading
Can (and should) Ireland feed itself?
What exactly is “Irish food”, anyways? Growing up Irish-American in the States, I heard this question a lot from friends, usually around St. Patrick’s Day each year. And, in fairness, I never really knew how to answer: soda bread, stew, … Continue reading