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Analyzing & Exploring Dublin's Ranelagh Neighborhood

Aug 10, 2019 11:04:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

What makes Dublin special? All the neighborhoods and hidden gems, of course! In this week's post, Clare talks about her class assignment: exploring Ranelagh like a flaneur. She captures the spirit of the area through a photo tour just for us. Take a visual stroll with Clare and check the neighborhood of Ranelagh out.

For our Analyzing and Exploring the Global City class in Dublin, our main assignment was to do research on a neighborhood in Dublin. My group’s assignment was to explore the neighborhood of Ranelagh.

Street

The class is all about learning about the city and observing its characteristics. We learned to be a flaneur and stroll through the streets and notice how unique different parts of the city can be!

Lamp

Sign

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Walking through Ranelagh, a fairly affluent area, we noticed the Victorian architecture as well as the fancy boutiques and cafes.

House

Buildings

We toured the neighborhood with our instructor and really learned about the development of area.

Darren

When it was time for us to present, we analyzed the religious and ethnic makeup of the area and how that evolved through history.

Cross

Main St

I have loved learning more about the city, including how to look at the city in a different way.

Thanks, Clare!

Clare Mullin

 

Clare Mullin is an official CAPA photo blogger for summer 2019, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An International Relations and Communications major at University of Utah, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

Clare's journey continues all semester so stay tuned.

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Topics: Dublin, Ireland, International Education