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Civil War Re-enactment – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Saturday afternoon it was the Turn of our very own local Re-enactment group ‘Lord Edward’s Own’, to take over part of the main street for a period piece from the civil war in Ireland between the Free-State Army and the IRA’s local … Continue reading

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Ceili & Irish Night – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Friday night it was off to the Hazel Hotel for a celebration of local history, dance, music & song. With a mass of local talent both young and old. We had a young  group playing traditional instruments followed by two fantastic Irish dancers. … Continue reading

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Creative Arts Fair – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Next we move on to shots from the the Creative Arts Fair which was held in the towns Council Hall. With the venue packed it was great to see the interaction between young and old with some traditional crafts being … Continue reading

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Gardening Workshop – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Wow what a week I had at the Venice of Ireland festival, if I was’nt shooting at the many different events, i was at home editing, the festival ended last Sunday and i am only catching up on everything. So … Continue reading

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Exhibition Gallery – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Yesterday after lunch it was time to pay a visit to the Art and Photography exhibition in the Square Gallery. A Day in the Life is the theme of this year’s photographic exhibition by local photographers and artists. There are some wonderful … Continue reading

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Kids Creative Writing – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Next it was on to the Kids Creative writing workshop, the class was given by writer Paddy O’Byrne, and I personally found it to be very interesting. The kids after been given some difficult topics produced some excellent stories during the class. … Continue reading

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Short Mat Bowls – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

This morning i went down to the local school gym to check out the indoor bowls event. Now i have seen this been played on the telly and had never really payed much attention as it always seemed like a … Continue reading

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A Taste of Asia – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Last night I had the opportunity to attend the ‘Taste of Asia’ event down in St. Paul’s school. Hosted by local Party & Event organiser Belle Nor, a wonderful demonstration was given to the class on Asian cooking with some really useful tips and recipes. After about an hour … Continue reading

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Architecture (Past & Future) – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Today saw the opening of a fantastic project on display in the CMYS hall. Titled ‘Architecture (Past & Future)’. A gigantic model of the town approx 30 X 10” was created over the course of the past year by the … Continue reading

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Art Classes – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Here are a couple of shots from Mondays first Art workshop, which is just one of the events going on all this week as part of the Venice of Ireland festival in Monasterevin. Fiona Marron the talented landscape painter was … Continue reading

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