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Originally from a small town in northwestern Ireland, Erna O’Connor first came to Dublin to attend Trinity College in the 1980s. Now a lecturer at the preeminent institution, she finds that Dublin’s friendly people, cultural vibrancy, and proximity to the mountains and the sea make it a great place to call home. Here are a few of Erna’s favorite things about Ireland’s capital city–just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

I Heart My City: Rachel’s Dublin

New Zealander Rachel Farndon sold everything she owned, bought a one-way ticket to Ireland, and has been seeing the sights for a year now with no plans to leave. Take a look at Dublin through the eyes of a woman who says she “can’t possibly praise it higher without looking ridiculous!”