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A group from Thompson House head to Paris on an art trip

A group from Thompson House pictured before leaving for a four day Art Trip to Paris last Monday morning.  Front row: Eddie Jordan, Laura McCrum, Jonny Keery, Hilary Palmer and drivers - Bobby McGregor (left) and Ronnie Wilson (right). (second row) Carol McBurney, Colin Watson, John Guiney, Vivienne Harper, Jennifer Hamilton, Mary McCappin, Esther Brimage, Tom Keery, Marie McStay and Edna Elliott - Nurse Manager.

A group from Thompson Hospital headed off to Paris last Monday morning for a four day Art Trip.  Eddie Jordan, Hilary Palmer, Laura McCrum and Jonny Keery were accompanied by Carol McBurney - Diversional Therapist, Colin Watson - Art Therapist and nurses Vivienne Harper and John Guiney.  Also helping out were volunteers - Marie McStay, Jennifer Hamilton, Mary McCappin, Esther Brimage and Tom Keery.

Ronnie Wilson and Bobby McGregor drove them to Belfast International Airport for the 1.05pm flight to Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris.  They arrived at 3.45pm (local time) and were picked up at the airport by taxi arriving at the Hotel Du Louvre (opposite the Louvre) at about 6.00pm, where they stayed for three nights.  Their packed itinerary included visits to the Musee d´┐ŻOrsay, Musee de l´┐ŻOrangerie, Musee Picasso, Eiffel Tower and last but by no means least a morning shopping in Paris before the 4.15pm (local time) flight home arriving at Belfast International Airport on Thursday at 5.05pm.


Ronnie Wilson waves - au revoir as the group from Thompson House set off on a four day Art Trip to Paris last Monday morning.