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Patchwork Quilting Weekend

As a quilter myself I love hosting Patchwork Quilting weekends here at The Old Rectory Country House, Leitrim. We both run quilting weekends ourselves and also work with groups to host there own patchwork quilting weekends here. Your quilting group can choose to come and work on your own quilting projects for the weekend and […]

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Carrowkeel – Megalithic Tombs

I love Carrowkeel it is such a peaceful place and yet there is a feeling of all the generations that have come before us, and how far we have come. It is just a short drive off the N4 between Carrick-On-Shannon and Sligo in the village of Castlebaldwin, up some little roads and more often […]

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Joe Mooney Summer School Drumshanbo

The Joe Mooney summer school is an exceptional week of Irish Culture, music and craic. People from all over the world travel to the lovely county of Leitrim Ireland for this extraordinary week. It doesn’t matter if you play an instrument or not, there are complete beginner classes, voice classes and dancing classes so there […]

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Group Stays at The Old Rectory Country House

Group Stays in Ireland The Old Rectory Country House, Fenagh, Ballinamore, Leitrim, Ireland is the perfect place for your group stay, a beautifully restored listed Georgian property surrounded by majestic old trees and over looking Fenagh Lake. We offer boutique accommodation for 32, 20 our 4* self catering and 12 within the main house, we […]

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Slieve League, Donegal

Slieve League highest sea cliffs in Europe It has been quite a few years since I have been to Slieve League, the highest cliffs in Europe. It has been on my wish list for some time, so I was delighted when I got the chance to spend an afternoon there recently as part of our […]

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