Jessica Kisluk is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Broadcasting and Mass Communication major at SUNY Oswego, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.
In this week's post, Jessica visits Croke Park as part of CAPA Dublin's My Global City event and attends the women's world championship game for Gaelic football.
This past week has been full of adventures in my new city. My friends and I have explored a lot of the downtown area and found out we loved Penneys, which is a huge discount clothing store, with some houseware and makeup items as well. We also ate at Nando’s for the first time, which is popular for their Portuguese-styled chicken dishes and so many delicious hot sauces to choose from. There are also many Tesco grocery stores around the city, but the big Tesco at one of the shopping centers in the city was super helpful in finding items and food that we could not find at our local Tesco express.
Holding a replica of the Gaelic football cup.
We took also took a hop on, hop off tour bus that helped us to get a better orientation of the city, as well as learn a lot about it. The bus took us through the largest public park in Europe, Phoenix Park. The park includes a zoo, sports fields, the United States ambassador to Ireland’s residence, as well as the President of Ireland’s residence. We learned so much on this tour, but my favorite place so far has been Croke Park.Continue Reading