Category Archives: Hannah Fattor ’14, Ireland

Read posts by Hannah Fattor ’14 from Ireland (Spring 2013)

Leaving Dublin

I’m not leaving Dublin just yet.  I wanted to get that out there, just for complete honesty’s sake.  I am, however, leaving Dublin very soon, and most of the students in my program left today.  I am hitting up Rome … Continue reading

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Phoenix Park

It has been… well, I won’t say it’s been nice weather lately, but it’s been in the 50s and sunny more often than not, and that means we need to leave the house and enjoy what little Vitamin D we … Continue reading

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Kilkenny, Drocheda, and Dingle

It’s been a while, but I have been doing things!  I visited a bunch of smaller towns recently.  It was a bit strange comparing those towns to Dublin.  First off, I dropped by Kilkenny.  They have a castle! It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Newgrange and Tara

This has been a busy week and since it’s not yet St Paddy’s Day, I’ll catch people up on a couple of tours I took. First off: Newgrange! Lovely, isn’t she?  Newgrange is a mass burial mound and one of … Continue reading

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Belfast

I didn’t know a lot about modern Irish history when I came over here.  I taught myself about the Easter Rising because I loved Yeats and I knew he loved a woman who was involved in it, but it was … Continue reading

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All My Ireland Missions COMPLETE

When I came to Ireland, I had two VERY IMPORTANT things I wanted to do/see.  I shall explain both of them. The first one is related to the book The Wish List by Eoin Colfer (of Artemis Fowl fame).  In … Continue reading

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Immersion

I feel rather immersed in Irish culture by this point (as I should–it’s midterm this week which means I’ve been here 6 whole school weeks).  I can take buses to where I need to go, I can take trains and … Continue reading

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Traditions

This was a week where I participated in several Irish traditions.  It’s a lot of fun to figure out what traditions exist in a particular place, and following them is equally entertaining at times.  They occasionally make no sense to … Continue reading

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A Weekend in London

For my first trip, I’m glad I picked London.  I was there years ago, when I was a sophomore in high school, and I remembered loving it.  I’m happy to report that I still love it!  I went with two … Continue reading

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Trips!

I never thought about travelling outside of the UK while I was here.  I realize now that this is something a lot of people planned on doing when they were thinking of places to study abroad.  After all, Europe’s only … Continue reading

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