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Quilting Weekend

Patchwork Quilting Weekends If you love sewing, a quilting weekend at The Old Rectory Country House Leitrim is a great way to get away for a weekend – you will be in good company with other like minded sewers.  You will learn new techniques and make new friends.  We run beginner and advanced quilting weekends […]

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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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The Lake is Freezing over at The Old Rectory

A few years ago the lake completely froze over except for some little springs that you could see. We even saw the paw prints of a fox walking out to the islands in the snow on top of the ice. If you skim a piece of ice along the top of the frozen lake it makes the most […]

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Gardening

For the past two weeks at The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfst and Self Catering Leitrim I have been slowly working my way through the garden putting it to bed for the Winter and getting in all the Spring bulbs.  And during that time I have had a great companion, who checks out my work […]

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Christmas Quilting Weekend

Christmas Quilting Weekend 7th to the 9th of November 2014 The Old Rectory Leitrim has put together another quilting weekend and this one will be with a Christmas theme.  As with our previous quilting weekends no experience is required, the only essential item is a sewing machine and a willingness to take part in a […]

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