Blog: Murray ’20 Eager to Explore Irish Culture and History During Semester Abroad

January 2nd, 2019 by 

Katherine Murray '20

NAME Katherine Murray ’20

HOMETOWN Wellesley, Mass.

AREAS OF STUDY Economics major, American Sign Language and Deaf Studies minor

WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland

DURATION Spring 2019

WHY SHE CHOSE IRELAND “I chose to study in Dublin because I am of Irish descent, and would love to learn more about Irish culture and history. I have heard so many good things about the people of Ireland, as well as the beautiful sights such as the Cliffs of Moher, and want to fully immerse myself in this wonderful setting.”

WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I look forward to meeting some international friends and experiencing the life of a college student in Dublin. I also look forward to traveling to a few places in Europe to sightsee and try different cuisines.”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I decided to blog because I did not want my short semester abroad to fly by without any documentation. I think it is important to sit down and reflect upon my recent adventures and memories so I can capture how I feel while in Dublin.”

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