By Michaela Vitagliano, Visiting Student Blogger
Hi, my name is Michaela Vitagliano, and I hail from Boston. I am so fortunate to spend an academic year here in Ireland, studying at the historical and prestigious Trinity College. My Humanities major at Yale translates into several different departments here — already the European education system’s differences are apparent! Over the course of the year, I hope to not only deepen my knowledge academically, but culturally.
Continue reading Got Game? Sporting some Irish Culture at the GAA
By Abigail Borges [Visiting Student]
Hi! I’m Abby, a third year, single semester visiting student at Trinity College Dublin and a junior at Brown University in spirit. I am from the small town of West Greenwich in the small state of Rhode Island, where I attend Brown and study History and Political Science. I am in the same course at Trinity, and have been spending my time studying (of course), sampling desserts (necessary), and exploring as much of Dublin and Ireland as I can squeeze into four months.
Continue reading Semester Start Up Programme – A Reflection
During my time here I have been truly captivated by all the different sports in Ireland. Coming from Chicago, IL I was mostly familiar with baseball, football, basketball (soccer – or ‘football’ – isn’t that big in the Windy City!)
Continue reading Watching sport in Ireland