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End of year school fundraiser with Maria Doyle Kennedy

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The first time I saw Maria Doyle Kennedy in clós na scoile I gave her a big "Hellloooo!" which is nice as she was a new parent in the school. Very welcoming of me eh? Nice for her: I was mortified of course because I obviously couldn't separate fiction from reality and was in the middle of watching Dexter on Netflix... Cringe. [caption id="attachment_2356" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Maria Doyle Kennedy in Dexter Season 5[/caption] So yep we have a star of stage and screen in pobal na scoile but we're way cool about it.... Ahem. I'm not just telling you this because I'm more than a little starstruck. Maria is ...

My crochet in the wild

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[caption id="attachment_2339" align="alignleft" width="300"] Roseanne's Shop at CCMA Craft Fair[/caption] There wasn't much demand for my crochet and handsewn homewares at the recent CCMA Craft fair which was very disappointing for me after all the work I put in since January, especially with everything else that has been going on. (We moved! Same area, much more house to keep!) However my motivation for taking a stall wasn't purely profit: the centre is just down the road and I thought it was a good way to get involved in the community. I was really impressed with the number and variety of craftspeople based in the ...

Date set for Congregation 2014 #cong14

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I posted last December about a great event I was at in November called Congregation. I recently got an email from the organiser, Eoin Kennedy, to let me know that the date is set for Congregation 2014: November 29th. If you are interested in attending this unique event you should express your interest via this handy wee form. Eoin is also pulling together the social media hacks we shared on the day at #cong13 in an eBook so keep your eyes peeled for that one as well. This is my contribution: [caption id="attachment_2335" align="alignleft" width="150"] Buffer logo[/caption] I have been using Buffer on my ...