August 2016 Mercy Leaders in Ireland

Before the trip, the students gathered for a group photo by the Frances Warde statue on Carlow's campus.

Participants in Mercy Leaders take a group photo before traveling to Ireland.

August 2, Dublin and Mercy International Centre (Read about it.)

A view of Ireland from the airplane

Carlow students walk the grounds.

A detail of an Irish garden

August 3, Dublin and Mercy International Centre (Read about it.)

Carlow students practice Irish dancing at Mercy International Centre.

August 4, Glendalough and County Carlow (Read about it.)

The Mercy Leaders tied prayer ribbons.

A view of Upper Lake in Ireland.

Visiting Carlow College in Ireland

On Carlow campus in Ireland

Visiting the convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Carlow, Ireland.

August 5, Kilkenny and the Rock of Cashel (Read about it.)

Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

August 6, Aran Islands (Read about it.)

Carlow students visit the Irish countryside and learn some history of Carlow.

Irish ruins

August 7, Cliffs of Moher (Read about it.)

The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

August 8, Kildare (Read about it.)

Kild

August 9, Dublin (Read about it.)

Mercy Leaders begin their inward journey in Dublin.

August 10, Conference in Dublin (Read about it.)

Mercy Leaders meet in Dublin.

August 11, Mercy International Centre (Read about it.)

 The Mercy Leaders conferenc brought together students in Dublin.


 

May 2016 Pilgrimage with the McDarby Institute

The trip to Ireland offered an unforgettable time to the faculty and staff. View some of the photos.

You can view more photos within the written reflections by the pilgrimage participants.

 


On Baggot Street, Dublin (Read about it.)

Stained Glass from the Chapel on Baggot Street

 Touring the Chapel on Baggot Street

 Sister Sheila talks with travelers at the Chapel on Baggot Street

 Interior view of the Chapel on Baggot Street

 


Coolock House (Read about it.)

A photo of the McAuley figure inside the Coolock House

 


The Glendalough Monastic Ruins and Countryside (Read about it.)

Visitors to monastic ruins in Glendalough

 Ruins in Glendalough

 Prayer ribbons tied to a tree in Glendalough

 


Convent of the Sisters of Mercy (Read about it.)

Visit to the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy

 Inside the Convent

 Scones at the Convent

 


Carlow College in Ireland (Read about it.)

 

Carlow College

 Travelers in Carlow, Ireland

Tour of Carlow College in Ireland

View of a library at Carlow College in Ireland

 Interior view at Carlow College in Ireland

 Formal dining room at Carlow College in Ireland

 


Beehive Huts (Read about it.)

 Judi and Michael Halterlein

 Beehive huts on Ireland's Dingle Peninsula

 


The Town of Dingle

A street view in Dingle, Ireland

 


More Scenic Views

View from the Dingle Peninsula

Views along Ireland's western coast

The Irish countryside

Overlooking some of Ireland's scenic countryside


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