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Shawville visits Ireland for an afternoon

by Guillaume Laflamme
Shawville
Mar. 16, 2024
Over 70 people enjoyed a virtual tour of Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday at the Shawville Anglican Church hall.
The event saw Jim Beattie, a musician originally from Ireland, guide people through a virtual tour of the country through a slideshow of hundreds of photographs.
The tour was accompanied by Irish songs performed live by Beattie himself.
“I used to go and just sing Irish songs, but I found that if I show pictures, the people find it a bit more meaningful if they can see the scenery and see what’s going on,” Beattie said.
Beattie took people through a digital tour of the . . .

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