Some of the vistors to the Week of Welcomes joined the Dan Paddy Andy folk for a trip to a traditional Irish bog to do a spot of turf cutting.
|Dan Paddy Andy, the matchmaker|
|Joe shows Ger how to use a sleán|
|Bill tries his hand at turf cutting.|
|walking in the bog|
|folk in the marquee take shelter, a cuppa and a dance|
The following obituary was sent to me by Julie in Oz. It appeared last week in the main Sydney newspaper, The Sydney Herald. Maeve's books were very popular in Australia.