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Patchwork Quilting Weekends

Beginners Weekend 19th – 21st October Advanced Weekend 2nd – 4th November If you love sewing why not try one of our Patchwork Quilting weekends here at The Old Rectory Country House in beautiful Leitrim.  Meet others who enjoy Quilting and share in the collective knowledge of the group in a relaxed setting, with a […]

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Wedding

Church Wedding After great community effort St. Catherine’s Church looked beautiful on the day, it has been an incredible transformation over the past two years.  The roof has been fixed, the floors redone, it has been painting and the biggest project the stain glass windows have been taken out and completely releaded and cleaned.  But […]

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A Discovery

Wasps Nest Earlier in the year when we were doing a big clean out we found the beginnings of a wasps nest with some larva already laid, I felt sorry for the poor Mother wasp who had already done a considerable amount of work starting to build the very beautiful and intricit nest they make.  […]

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We love quilters

Hand Sewn Quilts It is not often that we have a quilter arrive at The Old Rectory Country House unless they are on one of our quilting retreats.  My daughter Aoife is working on a similiar project so we had lots of questions for her and it was lovely to hear the story behind the […]

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St Catherine’s Church Fenagh Leitrim

St. Catherine’s Church of Ireland I have always loved the church next door, St Catherine’s and for the past few weeks it has been getting the next phase of its face lift as it gets ready to host the second wedding in a century.  The church as been very fortunate to have a great committee […]

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