Category Archives: Art

Thursday Doors – The Navvy Bank

While visiting one of my sisters recently, she suggested a stroll to the Navvy Bank in search of Thursday Doors. We timed it so as to catch the colour changes in the sky as the sun was going down and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Bon Voyage

This will be the last of Thursday Doors from Derry for a while and as it has a seaport with a long history, I thought it would be nice to give you a brief glimpse into its interesting past. But … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More From Derry

Some more night photos from Derry City for this week’s Thursday Doors. I’ve featured this building before but in daylight and the door is actually a vibrant fire engine red colour. I love how metallic and coppery it looks in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Derry City by Night

I’ve featured Derry City before on Thursday Doors but most of the photographs posted were taken during the daytime. These were taken on an evening stroll along the waterfront. If you look closely at this first one, you’ll see a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you like history, especially social history, then you would love a visit to the County Tyrone village of Sion Mills and if you can’t travel there yourself, I’ll be doing a Thursday Doors post about it at a later … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I paid a visit to my native village of Blackrock and captured some colourful Thursday Doors and buildings to share. If you’ve read any of my Irish Saga you might recognized the Cooley Mountains, as shown in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More from Enniskillen

This week’s Thursday Doors is all about arts and crafts, alive and well in Enniskillen’s Buttermarket. When it opened in 1835 for the trading of local dairy produce, the Buttermarket served the community well. As one of the oldest buildings … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This week’s Thursday Doors comes from Limerick City, Ireland. Our youngest started college there and it was a good opportunity to have a quick look around the city. On our next trip I’ll have more time to scout out the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan

In between tiling the bathroom and hand washing clothes (no electrical supply for the washing machine, yet) I managed to get into Cavan town and snap a few Thursday Doors. Actually, Mr. R. had an appointment with his dentist, in … Continue reading

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