From swearing at hurling games to getting hopelessly lost in Dublin, here are my first impressions of Ireland.
“A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things”
One often hopes as a child that someday, they’ll find a place that looks like a their favorite storybook come alive – somewhere they can easily imagine sword fights and magic and otherworldly creatures roaming about. I’m one of the lucky few who can actually say that they’ve visited such a place.
Nicknamed as “The Garden of Ireland,” Wicklow is any nature lover’s dream. Having some of the highest peaks in Ireland and an abundance of lakes, Wicklow seems like something taken out of an Irish fairy tale book.
Sports are a huge part of Irish culture. The Irish love strength, passion, speed, and tradition, especially with a beer in hand.
Whereas you can find non-Irish sports such as basketball, soccer, etc in the country, there are three traditional sports that reign supreme, drawing crowds by the millions. Here is a quick breakdown of their three most popular sports.