The joy that is Skerries

Today I’m gonna talk to you about this sweet little seaside village about 40 minutes north of Dublin city, Skerries. It’s still in Dublin county, but it reaches quite far north that it’s getting closer and closer to county Meath. Frank and I had been to Skerries one other time before, but it was right […]

Top 6 places to visit on the DART line

About two and a half years ago, Frank and I moved from smack dab in the middle of Dublin city (granted not a great area but the location! ideal) to one of the little villages a short bit out of the main city centre. At first I missed the buzz of the city and was […]

Getting out of Dublin city

Looking for a new apartment around Dublin has been exhausting. Everyone and their mother are looking for a nice, affordable apartment in a nice area close to public transport. I swear, a place is listed, I ring them an hour after it’s posted and someone just took it over the phone… without even seeing it! […]

Studying in Ireland

So, you’ve thought about studying in Ireland have you? Well, you probably… no wait… definitely should. Obviously my experience in just one semester in Galway, Ireland, changed my life (as I’m now back to Ireland living and working in Dublin) but I think it’s a wonderful way to experience a new culture. Recently, I started […]

Lovely Howth

One fantastic thing about Dublin is the quality of public transportation.  As Dublin and its surrounding areas house over a quarter of the entire country’s population, the amount of transport around is incredible! You can take buses everywhere, the LUAS – it’s kind of like San Francisco’s tram I’ve been toll, trains and easily rent […]