Thursday Doors – Goodbye Dublin

I’ve a mixed bag of goodies for this week’s Thursday Doors and they’re all in various locations around the city of Dublin. Of course, I had to start with a red door, followed by a fabulous old bridge.

This next bridge was worth including, too.

I would be doing a great injustice not to include one of the many monuments and fountains to be found dotted around the capitol.

The Chariot of Life is a copper-bronze sculpture which is said to depict ‘reason controlling the emotions’. It is the work of Oisรญn Kelly (1915-1981) and was unveiled a year after his death.

There are quite a lot of unusual pieces of art on the streets of Dublin and some even have doorways included.

There is also a pleasant mix of old and new buildings. Dublin is definitely not a city of skyscrapers.

But most of all Dublin is known for it’s doors, so I think I should leave you now with a small sample to finish off this week’s Thursday Doors post.

As always, thanks so much for stopping by. Norm has a great selection of Thursday Doors over on his blog this week, too.


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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33 Responses to Thursday Doors – Goodbye Dublin

  1. i Love the ways you captured the beautiful Dublin doors. I enjoyed looking for interesting doors when we wandered around Dublin a couple of months ago.

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  2. Jacklyn Cox says:

    It makes me wonder what is behind those doors and if those doors could talk what stories would they tell. Thank you for your Thursday posts.

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  3. sydspix says:

    Enjoyed the tour of Dublin. It is on my bucket list!

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  4. Junieper2 says:

    Love all the art pieces in this city! Not having skyscrapers definitely gives it more character and romance:)

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  5. slfinnell says:

    Your knack for locating the red doors never lets us down! ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoyed your post!

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  6. sjhigbee says:

    I am adooring the doors! See what I did there?? This week in Dublin, you’ve outdone yourself, Jean:))) Thank you so much for going to the trouble of giving us such a visual treat.

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  7. JT Twissel says:

    Interesting horse statue – the man appears to be leading an orchestra instead of riding two (?) horses. Wonder how he got the inspiration.

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  8. Dan Antion says:

    Red doors and stone arch bridges – This post has everything, Jean! I love the colored rectangles in front of that door.

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  9. TCast says:

    Loving all your doors, Jean. Thanks for sharing Dublin with us. I havenโ€™t been there.

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  11. Norm 2.0 says:

    I don’t know how you do it Jean but you always manage to find nice red doors ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Not that I needed any more convincing but it certainly seems that Dublin would be a prime destination for door lovers. Plus all of that public art, architecture and history: I sure hope I get there one day.
    Great post!

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  12. Red doors, shutters, blue doors, and art! Great tour of Dublin, Jean.

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  14. joey says:

    The ‘fourness’ symmetry of those red doors is magnificent! Great find! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  15. Oh, marvellous. I have the favourite. The first one with the grand red doors is wonderful, the funky colourful squares are great, but that red building with green door is to die for! โค

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