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Just spotted this excellent animation promo for Derry – Londonderry 2013 City of Culture!

Coincidentally we’ll be passing through Derry soon en route to a short break in Donegal.

I wonder if we can get a Wycliffe event organised for 2013 in Derry?

Now there’s a thought…

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Well, not quite, but we did visit the Ulster American Folk Park near Omagh in N. Ireland.It’s a great day out as you can see from the website blurb below…

Immerse yourself in the world famous story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. Follow the emigrant trail as you journey from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship leading to the log cabins of the American Frontier.  Meet an array of costumed characters on your way with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share.

I’d like to introduce you to some of the characters we met on the day: first on the Irish side of the Atlantic on market day…

Fortune teller

The priest and the undertaker

The musicians and friend

Two ladies enjoying a day at the market

And then across the Atlantic in the New World…

Lady baking flapjacks on the griddle

The Union sergeant

I can recommend a visit to all my friends visiting N. Ireland… especially my American friends!

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