Culture Night Photo Gallery

Culture Night Photo Gallery

On Friday, we went into town for Culture Night for a tour (run by Alternative Dublin) focusing on street art in city centre. We were encouraged to take photos throughout the tour. Here are a few I took. Make sure you read the lines from the poem Dublin.
How About a Little Culture…Night

How About a Little Culture…Night

Shortly after we moved to Dublin, we discover Culture Night. It is a night when venues all across the city open their doors for people to come in, walk around and maybe get a tour. I can’t remember them all, but we have gotten to the Custom House, Dublin Castle, IFI...
I Don’t Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

I Don’t Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

In the previous post on my journey through various faith traditions, I mentioned that while I was still leading an Assembly of God Ministry (Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship at Cornell University), I was not attending an AG church*. Timeline: 1997 to 2012 (*side note:...

Stuff that caught my attention this week

A few things that I thought were worth sharing. Dublin Housing Crisis We’ve shared about this often. The link below is a feature done by the Guardian. Worth the time. My life in a hotel room: Ireland’s hidden homeless crisis – video #ChurchToo While these...

Random Thoughts from WNY

Random things I’m thinking about… HMA Update: We are currently starting week 2 of our Home Missions Assignment. Tomorrow (July 4th) Liz and I get on a plane and head to Atlanta for four packed days. We’ll be able to connect with 5 families while we are...

Internship Opportunity in Dublin

Thinking about trying something different next year? In 2021 we will be starting an internship program here in Dublin. There will be opportunities for 3, 6, or 12-month internships, and starting dates are open-ended. There will be more information about the program...

Dublin…a Rip-Off?

There was a big story in Dublin yesterday. A tourism expert from New Zealand was speaking on the other side of the country and said he would never recommend Dublin for a trip because “Dublin is a rip-off!” His reasons included: Hotels are expensive, (true) Too many...

Flits, Pennies, and Learning Culture

A big part of moving to a new country is learning to live in a new culture. There are aspects of any culture, that if you are paying attention, you will pick up on and learn. There are aspect of Irish culture that Méabh will come by naturally, but will always be a...

No Agendas

I love Eugene Peterson’s Message paraphrase of the Bible. The passage that jumped out and grabbed me the first time I read it was in John 1:14 where Peterson writes concerning the incarnation: The Word became flesh and blood,...

Our Journey (Part 7) – St. Patrick’s Day

(This is part 7 in a series of posts detailing the events leading up to our move from Ithaca to Dublin. You can read the whole series here) As we approached the end of February 2011, the big thing on our minds was the pregnancy. We were learning new medical terms like...