Tagged: Ireland

The Life of [Kerin] Riley on quarter-life crises

The Life of [Kerin] Riley continues her musings on life abroad, turning 21, traveling the Irish countryside and a possible quarter-life crisis impending: A Hard Question “I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley on Lent and laundry

Kerin is spending her first Lenten season away from her family in Massachusetts.  She speaks in her latest post about the challenges of keeping to the traditional Catholic diet of meatless Fridays and fasting.  Also, she reflects on life away from home while trying to cook for herself and do her own laundry: “who would […]

Life of [Kerin] Riley visits northern Ireland

Kerin spent President’s Day weekend in Northern Ireland and got a chance to view the Peace Walls and political murals in Belfast.  She experienced firsthand the contentious culture of the region when the bouncers at a bar declined to allow their friend from Dublin in because he spoke with a “southern Ireland” accent, was from […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley

CAS Junior Kerin Riley left for Dublin on January 20 for 4 months to study at Dublin City University and intern at an international law firm. Riley is chronicling her experiences, good and bad, on her blog The Life of [Kerin] Riley which hosts messages to family and friends at home, pictures from her travels, […]