Category Archives: boats

Thursday Doors – Outdoors

The weather has been so hot here in Ireland lately that I’ve spent most of my time outdoors in the shade, so this week’s Thursday Doors post is all about nature. July has been extremely warm and dry, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ballycastle – The Harbour

Welcome to another Thursday Doors from the lovely seaside town of Ballycastle in County Antrim and this week features the harbour area. There are quite a few diverse food shops along the promenade and I’ve sampled most of their goods … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Grand Finale

We are nearing the grand finale of our virtual tour of Belturbet and how better to start this week’s Thursday Doors than with a lovely street mural of the railway station in it’s busier days. It depicts the narrow and … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ballycastle Virtual Tour

Last week’s Thursday Doors virtual road trip brought us to the lovely County Antrim town of Ballycastle so let’s have a tour around the area. There’s no better place to start than the marina, where we parked the car. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – A Mystery

There’s a bit of a mystery about this week’s Thursday Doors post. I remember the road I was on when I took some drive by shots of this old ruined castle but I’m not sure which county I was in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Marina

This week’s Thursday Doors is all about Belturbet’s marina. It’s a good way to follow up on the past couple of posts about the barracks wall, as they run alongside each other. There are boats of all shapes and sizes … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats on the River Erne.

Boats have doors so for this week’s Thursday Doors post we’ll be looking at some of the many types of boats you can see on the River Erne. This first image was snapped at the marina on one of my … Continue reading

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Remembering Titanic

April 14th 2020 marks the 108th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. I’ve updated this post from a few years ago to share with you as we used to live only a short drive from where the ill-fated ship … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 2

Welcome to part two of Thursday Doors from the Cavan County Museum. We’re still on the ground floor. This room is a lovely mix of old and new, with children’s art from various schools adorning the walls. You can also … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats

After last week’s chilly, grey Thursday Doors post I thought blue skies and boats might be called for. Boat doors come in all shapes and sizes. The first few images are of Ballycastle boats. You would never think it was … Continue reading

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