Una Mullally Explaining How We Got Here

Una Mullally Explaining How We Got Here

A great explanation by Irish Times reporter Una Mullally on what happened on November 23 and the development of the far right in Ireland. What on earth just happened in Dublin – and why did so few in power see it coming? A masterclass from @UnaMullally....
You Should Not Have Come, Now Please Go Away (Part 2)

You Should Not Have Come, Now Please Go Away (Part 2)

I wrote yesterday regarding a situation that has unfolded over the past 12 years. If you haven’t read that, I encourage you to do that first.  When I posted it on Facebook, I received several kind comments. Many expressed sympathy, which was very much...
Morning Light Show – Dublin Bay

Morning Light Show – Dublin Bay

The daily school run takes M and me along the coast of Dublin Bay. And since the sun is only starting to come up at this time of year, the views of the morning light show can be spectacular. I wanted to share a few from this morning’s sky. The first two M took...
Keeping Track of the Twists and Turns

Keeping Track of the Twists and Turns

This past summer, we spent some time in the States catching up with friends. One thing I enjoy about these trips is being able to meet face-to-face and hear the questions people have about what we are doing in Dublin. Often through these conversations, we discover...
What Kind of Name is the Table?

What Kind of Name is the Table?

I am part of a small community of faith on the Northside of Dublin called the Table. Recently I wrote up some notes on why we decided on that name. I’ve included it as today’s post, and I would love to hear any thoughts you have. Why The Table? The Table...
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...
You Should Not Have Come, Now Please Go Away (Part 2)

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...