Tag Archives: Dublin

An Sord – Between Malahide and Dublin

Swords – that was the first village I ever visited in Ireland. I came here in spring 2006 because I had a job interview. I realized that I didn’t want the job, but I did want to live in this … Continue reading

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The Oldest Occupied Castle in Ireland – Malahide Castle

When I came the very first time to Ireland in 2006, I stayed in Swords, just north of Dublin and near to the airport. I stayed only a couple of days but had time to visit a sight. It was … Continue reading

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The Library of the Trinity College in Dublin

One of the ‘must see’ places in Dublin/Ireland is the Trinity College. The main reason for me was the Book of Kells. It is an illuminated manuscript gospel book in Latin and one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever … Continue reading

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A Church with Colorful Pavements – Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral

There are two main churches in Dublin: Christ Church Cathedral and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. Of course the second is the most important as Saint Patrick is the patron of Ireland. We saw both the cathedrals in one afternoon in Dublin. Christ … Continue reading

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About Jonathan Swift and To Chance your Arm

Living in Ireland for so many years and never been to Saint Patrick’s Church in Dublin is really ignominy. Sometimes I ask myself why I am not going more out to explore the nearest sights where I live instead of … Continue reading

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