Bienvenidos!

Bienvenidos!

Hola and welcome to the 2017 Barcelona program! My name is Lindsey and I am the teaching assistant for the course. Today was our first day of class in Chicago and all I have to say is, wow! As the students filed in, they had smiles on their faces, and you could feel...
Photo Essay: Brotherhood in Gaelic Football

Photo Essay: Brotherhood in Gaelic Football

The Team The Kilmacud Crokes is one Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club out of over 2,319 in Ireland and 215 in Dublin (GAA Clubs by Numbers). The club alone has about 65 teams including the Kilmacud Crokes Gaelic Football Adult Junior Team 3. This team consists of...
Photo Essay: Kilmacud Crokes Crush Opponents

Photo Essay: Kilmacud Crokes Crush Opponents

Pre-Assumptions After going to two weeks of practices, I thought I knew the Kilmacud Crokes pretty well. As talked about in my previous post, they are a fun, goofy team who works hard for what they do. The game was held on a Sunday morning and the coach hadn’t...
A Photo Essay: Soccer vs. Gaelic Football

A Photo Essay: Soccer vs. Gaelic Football

Soccer On Monday night I attended the University College Dublin soccer team’s practice. Three of my classmates and I arrived 15 minutes early and what seemed to be the conditioning coach was setting up all of the equipment. Practice was supposed to begin at...
Experiencing the Gaelic Games

Experiencing the Gaelic Games

Yesterday I was able to experience the Gaelic Games with my study abroad team. The Gaelic Games are the traditions of Irish Sport Culture. The day started off by going to the Na Fianna club house. When we got there, we were introduced to Brian and Danny who showed us...
And the Adventures have Begun!

And the Adventures have Begun!

After an hour and a half security line, an hour delay, and an eight hour plane ride… I have arrived in Dublin, Ireland! It is day 3 and I have already had many adventures. Day 1 consisted of waiting at the airport for everyone to arrive (I was the first to get...
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