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Ariel House; It’s Always Teatime in Dublin

I enjoy a good pint as much as the next person, but when it all boils down to it, I’m much more of a tea drinker. To help out all of you who would much prefer spending the afternoon with scones and pots of Orange Pekoe, I’ve gone on a little coffee tour of Dublin […]

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Ariel House; All About Bloomsday

One of the things Dublin is most famous for is as being the home of the renowned writer, James Joyce. Joyce famously wrote the novel Ulysses, which is set in Dublin and follows the adventures and misadventures of a young man named Leopold Bloom who is out looking for a son. The book takes place […]

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Ariel House; What’s in Wicklow?

One of the wonderful things about Dublin is how close it is to nature. Just an hour south of the city is the beautiful Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley. This is a great way to spend the day hiking, walking, or taking in the scenery and relaxing by the lake. If you’d like […]

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Ariel House; A Day on the DART

If you’ve got a free day to spare and aren’t sure what to do with it, a wonderful option is to spend a day on the Dublin rail system, the DART. The train travels up and down the Dublin coast, with great views along the way and some lovely villages to stroll through.     […]

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Ariel House; Introduction

Hello! My name is Jessica Fleming, and I am going to be spending the summer interning at Ariel House through a program called Cultural Experiences Abroad, or CEA for short. I am currently a senior year student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the USA where I am a General Management and Human Resources Management […]

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Ariel House; Refreshing Lemonade.

What an absolutely beautiful summers day we had today. After weeks of grey skies and muggy temperatures it was so wonderful to see wispy clouds and bright blue skies. I often think when I am strolling around Dublin that people seem so much happier when the weather is good. Plenty of smiling faces around the […]

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Gathering Lavender at Ariel House

We have an abundance of highly fragrant lavender in our garden at the moment. It is so lovely to brush against it and have the scent surround you. It is such a soothing and homely scent and I love to bring some of that aroma indoors as well. It is so easy to dry lavender […]

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Picnic Food

There is something special about eating outdoors especially when it’s picnic food. Sandwiches and cups of tea served in plastic mugs always taste better than when you are sitting at your kitchen table! However, if you are looking for something a little more exciting than a ham sandwich and milky tea, look no further. We […]

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Sunshine and a Strawberry Pavlova.

  We are waiting patiently here on Lansdowne Road for a bit of sunshine longevity and the temperatures to stay up. It was quite a wet and windy beginning to June in Dublin, but it picked up a little last week. Of course, the season is young yet so we are hopeful. Summertime at Ariel […]

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