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June 2010 Reflection

I have finally arrived back home in the states with a whole year in Ireland now behind me. While I will return back to Ireland fairly soon for my thesis defense, being back in the states for just a short … Continue reading

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March 2010 Reflection

The Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland border is not a far distance from Dublin. It’s so close that were Dublin and Newry in the United States the distance between them would seem a lengthy but tolerable commute. It’s quite likely that … Continue reading

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January 2010 Reflection

One of my most enjoyable experiences over the last few months has been reading Joyce’s the Dubliners. I can imagine that some may balk at the fact that it has taken me so long to read Joyce’s collection of short … Continue reading

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November 2009 Reflection

The first evening I visited Dublin, I went to a small local pub and asked for a pint of Guinness. Having never asked for one before, I foolishly took the pint away before the requisite second pour. When I sat … Continue reading

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March 2009 Reflection

Wow, where to begin… I left off my last “Reflection on Ireland” with anticipation of all the new activities I could enjoy after my shoulder healed, so I suppose I should start by saying now that my shoulder has healed … Continue reading

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January 2009 Reflection

In the two months since my last journal entry, my daily amount of schoolwork at UCC has increased tremedously. Thus my last two months in Ireland have had a very different character than my previous five — but don´t think … Continue reading

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November 2008 Reflection

When I arrived in Cork, the first thought that came to mind as I stepped off the airplane onto the tarmac was, “Is this really what Cork looks like? Or is this some big landscaping project that was performed to … Continue reading

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