Greetings from the Crafty News Desk.
(Meet Curious George, one of my admirers from the recent trip to Portugal....)
News in this week via Letizia - OOakie -
Liz Wald, the Director of International Business Development at Etsy will be in Ireland in October and is interested in meeting up with some of the Irish Etsy people. She has suggested 2 dates and venues > Galway on 6 October and Dublin on 8 October.
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News of some upcoming Markets :
CASTLECONNELL CRAFT FAIR, Co Limerick October 24th & 25th mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=email via CCoI.ie website
DESIGNER ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR in Rosscarbery, Co Cork, Sunday 7th November http://www.designerartsandcrafts.com/
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR - GRAND HOTEL, WICKLOW TOWN Sunday 28th November 6ft stands are priced at €70. contact mailto:email@example.com?subject=email via CCoI.ie website
- Trinity Church Network’s 3rd Annual Winter Fair is taking place at The Exchange Building, Gardiner Street, Dublin 1,on the 20th November (11am- 4pm). Now taking applications for stall holders. Tables cost €20. Closing date for applications is the 30th October 2010. Please state type of craft when applying. Contact to at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01 874 0000.
Any other Autumn/Christmas opportunities out there that we should know about??
Great to hear about the regrowth of craft skills in the classroom:
"Children to be taught new skills by craftspeople in the classroom" http://www.ccoi.ie/news/news_item.php?listing_ID=133
Are there any budding writers out there who would love to share their ideas with the readers? If so, please get in touch with Brigitte at http://www.etsy.com/shop/purlsofcolour we would love to hear from you.
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