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Page 2: Scenes around Omagh

Craver, Hicks, Watson, Newberry
14th Annual Appalachian & Bluegrass
Music Festival
Ulster American Folk Park
Omagh, County Tyrone, N. Ireland 
September 3-4, 2005

Bill Hicks, Mike Craver, Joe Newberry, and Jim Watson in the reconstructed 1850s Irish Village in the Ulster American Folk Park.

Read the short blog of the trip

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Most of the group with host Billy Donnelly and a rainbow.
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Craver, Hicks, Watson, Newberry and Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group stayed at the Golden Hill Guest House, hosts Joyce and Billy Donnelly
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There's something about this view...
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Fixing up for the show
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Jim said, "cows are always wondering..."
Anne Berry did a terrific
job taking most of
these pics for us.
Many thanks!
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Riding back and forth to the gigs in the van (and catching a nap)
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Of course the guys checked out an Irish pub!
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A beach on a cove in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
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A stop near the village of Belleek
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A Rambler bus!
2065susan.jpg (20725 bytes)Susan Newberry, wife of Joe as well as executive director of Piedmont Council of Traditional Music (Pinecone), lined up the American bands for the festival.  Mike dubbed her "Svengali, liaison, den mother, escort officer, and general all around interlocutress." Thanks, Susan!
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A Sunday discussion with Professor Jack Bernhardt, also a correspondent for the Raleigh News & Observer.
021causeway.jpg (48237 bytes) Views of the Giant's Causeway
This area is on the north coast of Northern Ireland and near the Bushmills distillery
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The basalt stones were created underwater then thrust to the surface by volcanic activity.  Or by the giant Finn McCool.  Take your pick.
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Joe Newberry, Jack Bernhardt, and Reed Burgess of King Wilkie
Airport Shots
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Mike and Mary Lee Porterfield, board member of the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music (Pinecone)

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The pictures were taken by Anne Berry and Bill Hicks.

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