Christian Orthodox Easter Traditions in Romania

Romanian Easter is a wonderful time of the year. Families gather together, go to mass the night before and light candles for deceased loved ones ...

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Man changes car tyre, spends all days at it!

It was Tuesday and the sun was beating down, it was only 10 am but it is summer now. Bright and early, rise and shine. I had ...

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Spring forth and…..be happy!

As March came to a close with the worm moon, which is the first full moon to occur after the spring equinox, I can confidently ...

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Time Off!

Last night as I twisted and turned in the sheets, my partner whispered to me. Little fast flutters in her belly, in the pitter-patter tempo, ...

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The Shift to Online University – From A Student’s Perspective

My name is Lorraine Helen Stanciu. Originally of Romanian ancestry, I was born here in Dublin in 2001 and spent all of my academic years in Ireland. ...

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Change starts within

It's strange how time passes, it had the ability to pass really fast but also very slow. It's March now, St. Patrick's day in fact. ...

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Hello February, when new traditions meet old ones

As we move into February, we start the second semester here at Maynooth which can feel a bit hectic. Of course, everything is online, but ...

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Come to Maynooth!

A different but refreshing start of year

January 2021 may not have been like how some imagined a few months ago, but perhaps it is not as bad as imagined either. With ...

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Christmas 2020 in Ireland

Christmas time in Dublin is defiantly hectic, and even during the weekday the small streets of Dublin seem to still be packed. This year I’ll ...

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