In this week's post, Brandon explores the background of Dublin as a global city and hub for international companies and makes another hike back to Glendalough.
I have had an eventful week, including an extensive tour of the Docklands by Professor Darren Kelly for Global Internships and a return trip to Glendalough for a day of hiking. However, the Irish school system’s equivalent of midterms week is now upon me, so I am currently working through several essays and looking fondly ahead to traveling around Europe for spring break (or “assignment week” as it is called here in Ireland).
Overlooking Upper Lake from one of the valley walls in Glendalough.
Although field trips around Dublin are typical of my Global Cities course, this week, Professor Kelly chose to give the entire Global Internships class a narrated tour of the Docklands. The Global Internships course is mandatory for any CAPA student who takes part in an internship while abroad in Dublin; an opportunity that I would highly suggest taking advantage of!Continue Reading