bought in dublin


I made a repeat of last year’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner: beer-braised corned beef and cabbage with parsley mustard sauce and colcannon. Not pictured some store-bought shepherd’s pie and Dubliner cheese.

A Traveler’s Guide to Ireland, Chapter 1: The Boot is On the Other Foot

Introducing my new fic, A Traveler’s Guide to Ireland! It’s loosely based on Leap Year (2010).

Read Chapter One Here (Ao3)

Chapter Summary: “She scrambled for a computer, and before she could think, found herself a one-way ticket to Dublin, Ireland. Her heart was pounding. "Am I really doing this?” Betty clicked the accept button. “Yeah, I’m really doing this!"Jughead made it to his apartment. He picked up his phone, started dialing, and held it to his ear. “Hi, Veronica? I’m accepting your offer.” He hung up, opened his laptop, and bought a ticket to Dublin, Ireland. "I’d better start packing”“

Chapter 5 of Juggie? will be posted tomorrow! So look for that, if you like!

hey taylorswift i’m tara, i’m fifteen and i live in ireland! i first heard you in 2008 when love story came out, and i bought the album fearless several weeks later, the first album i ever bought with my own money :)!! i was obsessed from then, it was the only album i played in the car. i spent forever hoping I’d see you live someday, and when i found out i’d be out of the country during speak now a few years later, i was crushed. i was also unable to travel to London for RED, and i started to loose hope. when 1989 came around, being a fan for 5 years, I was determined to go to that tour no matter where it was. i bought tickets for glasgow and dublin, and i had the time of my life. i sang, danced and cried. i still can’t believe i saw you, TWICE. you’ve truly changed my life through your music, and for that, i am eternally grateful. i was down for a while in the past year, but your music always picked me up. you are the greatest thing in my life and through you I have found great happiness, and met two groups of best friends - the irish swiftie squad, and my glasgow swiftie girls 💖 i’m so lucky to have you in my life. hopefully we can meet someday. I love you! tara 💐