History in the Making

Category: Dublin

History Bite: Jameson’s Whiskey Washbacks

History Bite: Jameson’s Whiskey Washbacks

If I learned nothing else from living in Dublin for a year, it is that the Jameson’s Bow St. Distillery Tour is far superior to the Guinness Distillery tour. (I learned a lot more than that, I would like to think I learned something in my […]

5 Sights to See at Christ Church Cathedral, Travel Thursday

5 Sights to See at Christ Church Cathedral, Travel Thursday

If you are ever travelling or have the good fortune to live abroad, I would recommend wandering about wherever you live- there is no limit to what you might discover. There are spaces like Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin that have seen the span of […]

Discovering St. Patrick's Cathedral, Travel Thursday

Discovering St. Patrick's Cathedral, Travel Thursday

Although Christ Church Cathedral gets a lot of the Dublin love by travellers visiting the city, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is an equally historic and impressive cathedral that is only a short walk from Christ Church and is one of my favourite places to stop by. […]

Graduate Work Abroad, Travel Thursday

Graduate Work Abroad, Travel Thursday

After chatting with Katie, I’ve been thinking about my Masters! I did my MA in Irish History at University College Dublin, and had the good fortune to live in Dublin for a full year. I travelled a lot, made some new friends, and was able […]

Jameson Distillery Tour, Travel Thursday

Jameson Distillery Tour, Travel Thursday

Although it is a day early, Happy St Patrick’s Day! I usually do a random assortment of my favourite pictures from my year living in Dublin but this year I decided to narrow it down- March is when you start to see those stereotypical lists […]

My Favourite Pictures of Ireland- Happy St Patrick’s Day!

My Favourite Pictures of Ireland- Happy St Patrick’s Day!

As most of you know, I was lucky enough to live in Dublin for a year! It is my favourite place to be, and in honour of St. Patrick’s Day, I will continue my tradition of postin my favourite pictures of Dublin and Ireland!

New History Round Up- 9 February 2016

New History Round Up- 9 February 2016

1-2 times a month, I am going to be posting a round up of all of the historical news happening in the world! I will try my hardest to make sure that they are interesting to the general public, and not only specialist historians with […]

Where it all began- UCD and Blackrock

Where it all began- UCD and Blackrock

For those of you who don’t know (which I will assume is most readers), M and I met during our MA at University College Dublin. We were both studying medieval Irish history, had friends in common, and one thing led to another! We spent the […]

And so it comes to an end

And so it comes to an end

As anyone can imagine, the trip was crazy- but absolutely wonderful! M and I had an incredible trip. We were able to see a couple new things and still see all of our familiar haunts. We caught up with some old friends in Dublin (and […]

Nothing stays the same

Nothing stays the same

I woke up today to quite sad news- one of my favourite bakeries in Dublin closed last weekend. Bake My Cake (Booterstown and Dundrum) was a cute bakery, they made the most fantastic cupcakes and milkshakes, and they were so friendly! But I suppose they […]