arishapiro The fish auction in Fraserburgh, Scotland: "We used to have to go 150 miles to catch cod. Now they're 20 miles out." Story coming soon on NPR. 2d

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arishapiro "Ships have carried goods into and out of Aberdeen since at least 1136," the sign says. 2d

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arishapiro The scene of my latest Periscope broadcast with @richpiccings, overlooking the North Sea in Scotland. Link in my Twitter feed, @arishapiro. 2d

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arishapiro Ireland is the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. I'll have updates on NPR News throughout the day. 4d
  •   bryce_mcquair That's too bad. 4d
  •   castlegirlnow Yeah, Ireland! 4d
  •   tuscanfire Thank you, Ireland! 4d
  •   yo.jemma NO ITS NOT NEW ZEALAND IS 3d
  •   yo.jemma NEW ZEALAND WAS THE 1ST COUNTRY 3d
  •   yo.jemma WE DID IT LIKE 3 YEARS AGO 3d
  •   stacienagy @yo.gemma New Zealand passed it legislatively, not through popular vote as Ireland has done (and is so far the first to have done on a national level). Furthermore, NZ was the fifteenth country to allow gay marriages. 3d
  •   stacienagy @yo.gemma which is all to say, good on both places, of course. 3d

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arishapiro Sneaky selfie before my MSNBC hit talking about the Ireland marriage referendum. Tune in! 5d

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arishapiro Late light on the Thames. 6d
  •   karencordano There is sand along the Thames? Am I being an inexcusably ignorant American by being surprised by that? 6d
  •   kathrynbangs Beautiful @arishapiro 6d
  •   jerseytigerfan @karencordano I was wondering the same things -both things 6d
  •   rhondarecreates the brain is so interesting. This so reminded me of childhood memories I suddenly felt I could taste salty FL beach breeze 5d

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arishapiro They grow up so fast. #UglyDucklingSolidarity 1w

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arishapiro Alan Tilley has lived since 1977 in the Dublin house where WB Yeats was born 150 years ago. Strangers who love poetry knock on his door all the time. His guest book has autographs from Japan, Israel, New Zealand, and America. 2w
  •   richpiccings A man of many stories. 2w
  •   bmundy66 What a patient man he must be! 2w
  •   ves2068 He is a good man to put up with so many unexpected guests :) 2w
  •   bobbyjahn What ever happened to those "guests"? 2w
  •   rhondarecreates how awesome for him- if the world came to me I wouldn't feel so compelled to live a life of trekking about :) 2w

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arishapiro All work and no play makes Rich a dull boy. 2w

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arishapiro "I'd rather be sailing, yes I would." 2w

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arishapiro Befriending fauna in Galway, part 3 #nofilter 2w

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arishapiro I'm obsessed with the Paul Kingsnorth novel, The Wake. It comes out in the U.S. at the end of the summer, which is when NPR will air my interview with him. Meanwhile, here's a view of Paul and his writing cabin at his home in Western Ireland. 2w
  •   ced_three Any pics of the inside of his writing cabin? 2w
  •   martingriffin64 Just bought the book in Ennis on my way back to the U.S. I am trusting you on this. 2w

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arishapiro WB Yeats was born 150 years ago next month. Visiting Thoor Ballylee in County Galway, where he wrote some of his most beloved poems. 2w

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arishapiro Making friends in Galway, part 2. 2w

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arishapiro Making new friends on a sunset walk through County Galway, Ireland. 2w

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arishapiro Love this #StreetArt near my hotel in #Dublin. 2w

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arishapiro Hard at work with @richpiccings in Dublin. 2w

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arishapiro On May 22, Ireland becomes the first country in the world to hold a popular vote on same-sex marriage. Posters, murals, and stickers urging a yes or no vote are everywhere in Dublin. "It's the only thing I've talked about with anyone for the last month," a woman at this bar told me. Story coming soon on NPR. 2w

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arishapiro Happy birthday to you, @mxviv! #chandelierporn never looked so good. 3w

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arishapiro Spectator sports. 3w
  •   lis__bro_1 What are they watching, Ari? 3w
  •   davepowitz This is so Michael Jackson "Smooth Criminal" video 3w

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