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Notes from Ireland: Galway Day 1, Evening

It’s still Friday, June 8th, but the evening has arrived. So, it’s on to the streets of Galway!! This evening we treated ourselves to the fun of a history lesson and “pub crawl” in this warm and welcoming town. Our … Continue reading

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Notes from Ireland: Galway, Day 1, Daytime

It’s Friday, June 8th, and we’re here in glorious, gracious Galway for the quilt festival. Galway is a wonderful town, from the cathedral and university to the pubs and shops. The festival is being held on the grounds of the … Continue reading

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Notes from Ireland: Road to Galway

This is the day we traveled to Galway for the International Quilt Festival of Ireland. We visited the Cliffs of Moher along the way and it was a stunning experience. When we got there it was raining heavily in a … Continue reading

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Notes from Ireland: Ring of Kerry

Today we toured the Ring of Kerry. This morning we stopped off at the Kerry Bog Village to see how the people of the countryside lived in the 18th century. I enjoyed learning about the bog itself, but I was … Continue reading

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More Notes from Ireland: Dublin to Killarney

Today our merry band of quilters (and others) had a wonderful journey from Dublin to Killarney with a couple of fabulous stops along the way. Oh, the sights we’re seeing along the roads of Ireland! This castle is being restored, … Continue reading

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Notes from Ireland

McCall’s assistant editor Laura Stone Roberts reports from the McCall’s Quilting tour of Ireland, now in progress: “Well, here we are in gorgeously green Ireland! Yesterday we had a panoramic tour of Dublin while we moved past our jetlag and … Continue reading

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