Author Archives: AdriennGarran

Strung Tight in Dublin

Firstly: Congratulations to everyone who has already been accepted to Champlain Abroad Dublin next semester! It’s great news that you’re coming over to such a fantastic city and get to experience Europe next spring! Now for the bad news: the budget. It can get a bit expensive living in Europe with the exchange rate, travel, […]

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My Cousin Jimmy

It’s impossible to make it through a semester in Dublin without mentioning the late great James Joyce or, as we Joyces like to call him, Jimbo. The great, world renowned Irish author. The man considered by many to be one of the most influential writers of all time. Cousin Jimmy. Well, as far as anyone […]

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“I Should Have Been in Borstal Years Ago”

2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the death of Irish author, activist, and playwright Brendan Behan. In memory of this anniversary, Borstal Boy, based on Behan’s autobiography of the same name, is being performed at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre for most of October. We of the Champlain Abroad Dublin Literary Experience class, were lucky enough to […]

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