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Journal 76 wrapped


Journal 76 will be dropping through members' letterboxes next week...

IWG Journal 76 Cover
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Sky Academy Scholarships


Business to Arts have sent us some news that may be of interest to members aged between 18 and 30, regarding Sky Academy Arts Scholarships which have a prize of €40,000 on offer to emerging artists. The deadline is 5pm on 10 March 2016. To find out more see this link.

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AFTAB Congress - April 2016


The French Association of Art on Wood Turning (AFTAB) are holding a four day showcase of woodturning with the support of the municipality of Combloux ( France ) between 21 and 24 April 2016. The programme features a host of world class French and foreign demonstrators, exhibitions, dealers and much more. For more information see www.aftab-asso.com and http://aftab-asso.fr/documents/Programme-Citab2016.pdf

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IWG Logo Animation


Check out our new animation for the IWG logo in high definition on you tube.


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A reminder that the AGM will take place on Sunday 21 February 2016 from 2pm at the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth. Members are encouraged to attend this important meeting.

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Craobh Eo Bike Finds a Home


The vintage Raleigh bicycle that was manufactured by members of the Craobh Eo chapter for the 2015 Chapter Challenge is now on display at Mayo Univerisity Hospital. Guest of honour, An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny who is a native Mayo man and cycling enthusiast was on hand to unveil the bicycle at a recent ceremony. A report will appear in the Spring Journal.

Craobh Eo members and guests with the bike
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