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[codepeople-post-map] The Murphy clan ventured out of city centre for the day to see what else could be found beyond the busy streets of Dublin. We packed a bag and hopped on the DART train heading north to catch some fresh air out of the city. Don’t get me wrong, living in City Centre Dublin has been… Read More Malahide Castle & Gardens
Our Sunday Funday landed us at the Dublin Zoo in Phoenix Park in North Dublin. Andy had made arrangements with one of his coworkers to meet there with said coworker’s sister and friends. The great thing about meeting them was they had a baby about the same age as Kinsler! It was great fun being… Read More Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
All Aboard! The B. E. Cuauhtemoc has anchored in Port Dublin! This tall ship set sail from Acapulco, Mexico and docked for five days in the Port Dublin. The ship is a traditional naval training vessel, and it was boarded with a full crew and a full agenda to seek port in England, France, and… Read More All Aboard: B. E. Cuauhtemoc!
Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a Viking in Ireland? Of course, you probably never really thought about it. Neither did I, before visiting Dublin and seeing a curious looking bus-boat that carted around tourists wearing Viking horns, roaring at people on the streets as they zoomed by. It was one of those… Read More We are Vikings, Hear us Roar!
To avoid the “What should we do today?” question each day during the week, we have implemented The Daily Activity Cup. The Cup has small strips of paper with a random activity written on it and folded up for an indiscriminate selection. The activities range from a day at one of the many nearby parks… Read More National Wax Museum Plus
We have been in Dublin for a solid week now, and we have all learned so much already. This first week has been spent getting to know the area a bit more, settling into the house, and learning how to grocery shop. Here are a few things that we have learned this past week: How to… Read More One Week Reflection
Our house is situated within a two minute walk of the canal system that runs through South Dublin. Small boats, mostly party and special event boats, will travel up and down the canal from time to time. Locks are found at the bridge crossways, and tonight we enjoyed watching “Guinness” move through the lock right next… Read More Locking Our Eyes on the Canal
Sunday was a fun day for this Murphy clan in Dublin. We walked north towards the River Liffey and found a nice lunch spot, Thomas Read. We enjoyed new tastes of specialty sandwiches along with a glass of wine and a Guinness. After all, the Guinness Storehouse is just a quick walk west of Dublin… Read More Dublin Castle & Dublin City Hall
Packing for this trip meant we weren’t going to be able to bring everything with us. We knew that going into it, but we also knew that we were moving to a rather large city that has stores and shops where we would be able to (hopefully) find the things we needed. Insert: Ikea Dublin.… Read More IKEA Dublin