Tag: ireland

Dublin Day Two: Cliffs of Moher and Irish Nightlife

Dublin Day Two: Cliffs of Moher and Irish Nightlife

There’s just certain things you have to do when you go to Ireland: drink Guinness, dance in pubs, but most importantly, see the Cliffs of Moher. So today at 7:30am we began our day trip to the cliffs. The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction. They’re huge sea cliffs that are breathtakingly impressive. Our journey began by driving to the cliffs. We stopped in Moneygall County which houses the Barack Obama Plaza. Yes, that Barack Obama, the former president of the...Read More
Dublin Day One: Kilmainham Gaol, Phoenix Park, and more

Dublin Day One: Kilmainham Gaol, Phoenix Park, and more

Yesterday, my friend and I arrived in Dublin, our last stop for our Semana Santa trip. We didn't do much yesterday--walked around, ate deliciously cheap burritos, and did a little shopping--which is why I didn't make a blog post. I decided to wait until today, our first day exploring Dublin. Our first stop of the day was Kilmainham Gaol Museum (gaol is pronounced 'jail', fyi). Kilmainham Gaol is a former jail that closed its doors in 1924. This jail housed everyone from leaders of...Read More