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Monday, July 17 2017 - 22:06
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A Weave of Ice and Fire: Tourism Ireland Reveals Beautiful Tapestry Showcasing Northern Ireland’s Links With Game of Thrones(R)
DUBLIN, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

     Game of Thrones(R) season 7 has finally hit the screens. Northern Ireland 
is one of the main filming locations for the hit TV series, and to immortalise 
the unforgettable series locations, from Winterfell to the Iron Islands, 
Tourism Ireland has unveiled a giant, 77-metre long, Bayeux-style tapestry.

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    The epic tapestry brings to life the trials and tribulations of the show's 
characters in its most heroic and infamous scenes.

    The tapestry is made with linen from Northern Ireland and depicts Game of 
Thrones(R) seasons 1 to 6 - with blood red weddings, golden Lannister hair, 
emerald green wildfire, cold-blue White Walkers and jet black ravens. To 
explore the tapestry, visit http://www.ireland.com/tapestry .

    The tapestry will be displayed in the Ulster Museum [http://nmni.com/um ] 
in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which will be open to the public from Saturday 
22nd July, 2017.

    As season 7 unfolds, new sections of the tapestry will be revealed each 
week, capturing key events from the previous episodes. Tourism Ireland will 
unveil and share these new sections via social media, where fans will be able 
to watch time-lapse footage and cinemagraphs as new segments are created.

    To learn more about the tapestry, fans can visit Tourism Ireland's website, 
Ireland.com - where an interactive 'Northern Ireland Game of Thrones(R) 
Tapestry' app will allow followers to zoom in and explore details of the 
tapestry in full, reliving some of the best scenes from previous episodes.

    Fans can use the Game of Thrones(R) Tapestry app to share favourite scenes 
with friends via social media and can link to pages showing where they were 
filmed in Northern Ireland.

    Tips on how to plan a behind the scenes visit to Game of Thrones(R) 
Territory, can also be found on http://www.ireland.com/gameofthrones.

    To learn more about Game of Thrones(R) filming locations in Northern 
Ireland and explore the new tapestry app, visit 
http://www.ireland.com/features/game-of-thrones-tapestry

Source:  Tourism Ireland