Blog: Irish American Riley ’14 Sets Off to Ireland for Spring Semester

January 2nd, 2013 by Nikolas Markantonatos


NAME Katie Riley ’14

HOMETOWN Alameda, Calif.

AREAS OF STUDY Political science and Spanish double major

WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland

WHY SHE CHOSE IRELAND “I fell in love with Dublin and Trinity College during a family vacation to Ireland in 2011. As an Irish American, I want to explore more in-depth the country and the culture from which my family has come.”

WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I can’t wait to return to Dublin, but this time I will be able to explore so much more of the city than I would have been able to on a vacation. I am also looking forward to traveling to other amazing European destinations.”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I want to share my experience with my friends and family back home. I also want to have a record of my adventures this year.”

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