Motley Memories of an Irish Adventure

By Jennifer Ashwell Packing: A Necessary Less Evil Than You Think This past June, as long as I could complete my dreadful, last-minute packing, I would be able to visit Ireland, a life-long dream. Two Notre Dame faculty-members, Dr. O’Donovan and Ms. Finlayson, had organized and were leading a trip there. Awaiting me were the... Continue Reading →

Motley Memories of an Irish Adventure, Part 3

By Jennifer Ashwell Grander Than Expected Expectations can mirror reality, but because often they are pure fantasy I find it best to keep my heart muscle flexible. Before joining my school’s short-term study abroad trip to Ireland, I quickly associated the entire country with St. Patrick’s Day in the United States. Within seconds it would... Continue Reading →

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