Thursday Doors

I’m using the colour red again for this week’s Thursday Doors. These photos were taken at Avoca Mill in County Wicklow. Founded in 1723, it’s Ireland’s oldest weaving mill. If you click on the images you’ll see a lot more detail, including a beautiful deep red climbing rose bush and an unusual wind chime hanging in the ivy covered little red window.

Here’s a link to a very interesting video, if you’d like to find out more about Avoca Mill.

Have a look at the doors that Norm has to offer on his blog this week and click the blue button at the bottom of his post for more Thursday Doors from around the world.


About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.
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29 Responses to Thursday Doors

  1. Love the doors, the climbing rose AND that window. 🙂

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  2. Love the contrast of the bright red and white.

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  3. joanfrankham says:

    The red really stands out, isn’t that place a treasure trove!

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  4. Dan Antion says:

    How easily I switch from thinking blue is best to thinking that red is best. I like the red against the white. It works so well. Nice job Jean.

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  5. Kashpals says:

    Love the bright red door and the cute little window. 🙂

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  6. Norm 2.0 says:

    Red always works for a door, especially on white. Lovely choice 🙂

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  7. Must have been very interesting, Jean. I love the red and white, but I also love blue and white.


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  8. How lovely! Such a classic cottage look – thanks for sharing! I just joined Norm’s Thursday Doors as well – such fun!

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  9. What an enchanting place Jean! The red is fabulous and they even found a rose to match! Especially like the wind chime…

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  10. Aquileana says:

    Wonderful in their simplicity… Great photographs…
    Sending best wishes. Aquileana ☀️

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  11. Ali Isaac says:

    Gosh I havent been there in years! I really love red doors, always wanted to have a red front door.

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  12. You should take another trip there, Ali, especially if the weather is good. Then head over to the Meeting of the Waters, a lovely place to sit and listen to the merging rivers as they flow past.


  13. Debbie says:

    The red doors are quite stunning. thanks for the blog follow, Jean. 🙂

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  14. There are a couple of harrowing scenes in The Irish Family Saga books but nothing too graphic. She may not like the genre as it’s set in the Victorian era. The Finding Trilogy is a futuristic medical thriller I intended for the YA reader who wanted to stay clear of sex scenes and crude language. They may not be her cup of tea so a quick read of the samples on Amazon might be a good idea.


  15. agenda19892010 says:

    Very beautiful these red doors ! * I like *

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  16. Thank you, red is very popular for Irish cottage doors.


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