10 Days in Dingle

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Casey Goulden

 
For winter break, I spent ten wonderful days being able to study abroad in Dingle, Ireland. I also spent a weekend in Killarney, as well. During this trip, I was given the opportunity to take a Celtic Religious Tradition course, as well as being able to visit many beautiful sites that Dingle has to offer. The memories from this trip will be one's I will cherish for a lifetime.

The Town of Dingle

Dingle, Ireland

The town of Dingle had so many fantastic restaurants, shops, and activities to keep me very occupied while staying there. While there, I ate some of the best food I've ever had in my life, got some amazing pictures, and met some very friendly people. I never once found myself to be bored while study abroad here. There was always something to do in Dingle, whether it was checking out a new restaurant/ café, making St. Brigit's crosses/ taking a pottery class, or even souvenir shopping.

Dingle Peninsula

Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

The Dingle Peninsula was definitely a site to see. This beautiful peninsula contained remnants of what were once castles, as well as a holy well. While exploring this holy well, students were given the opportunity to drink the water that was flowing from this well. While being very skeptical to drink it at first, this water was the most pure, clean-tasting water I have ever had in my life.

Slea Head

Slea Head

During my time in Dingle, I made two visits to Slea Head - and I still feel as though it wasn't enough to capture it's beauty. Climbing up to the top of Slea Head may have been extremely cold and windy, but it was all worth it for the amazing view. While visiting Slea Head, I was able to see one of the cliffs where a segment of the new, Star Wars, movie was filmed. This cliff was an old monastic site known as, Ceann Sibéal. Visiting this site was so fascinating and I hope I get the chance to come back and see it again!

 

The Town of Dingle

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Dingle, Ireland
The town of Dingle had so many fantastic restaurants, shops, and activities to keep me very occupied while staying there. While there, I ate some of the best food I've ever had in my life, got some amazing pictures, and met some very friendly people. I never once found myself to be bored while study abroad here. There was always something to do in Dingle, whether it was checking out a new restaurant/ café, making St. Brigit's crosses/ taking a pottery class, or even souvenir shopping.
 

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Dingle Peninsula

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Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
The Dingle Peninsula was definitely a site to see. This beautiful peninsula contained remnants of what were once castles, as well as a holy well. While exploring this holy well, students were given the opportunity to drink the water that was flowing from this well. While being very skeptical to drink it at first, this water was the most pure, clean-tasting water I have ever had in my life.
 

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Slea Head

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Slea Head,
During my time in Dingle, I made two visits to Slea Head - and I still feel as though it wasn't enough to capture it's beauty. Climbing up to the top of Slea Head may have been extremely cold and windy, but it was all worth it for the amazing view. While visiting Slea Head, I was able to see one of the cliffs where a segment of the new, Star Wars, movie was filmed. This cliff was an old monastic site known as, Ceann Sibéal. Visiting this site was so fascinating and I hope I get the chance to come back and see it again!
 

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