Category Archives: boats

Thursday Doors – More from Ballyconnell

Still in Ballyconnell for this week’s Thursday Doors and it wouldn’t be right if there wasn’t a boat or two in the picture. There are always some lovely vessels moored along the Woodford canal, which runs through the town. As … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Belturbet by Night

This week’s Thursday Doors comes from Belturbet in county Cavan and features some shots taken late in the evening, without using flash. They turned out better than expected. This first one is of the main street with the town hall … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ballycastle

Carrying on from last week’s Thursday Doors, here’s a few more photos from Ballycastle. Not only is the food fantastic in the Bay Café but the view is also pretty amazing, with plenty of ‘floating’ doors to see. There’s also … Continue reading

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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 – 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 – Snow Arrives in Belturbet

I took a stroll down by the Belturbet Marina for this Thursday Doors post, to photograph it from a different angle than before. That large building on the right is part of a boat yard attached to the private marina across … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Bridges of Belturbet

Welcome to Belturbet, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. I’ve been wanting to take a shot of this door for a while now as I love the colourful layers of peeled back paint, which seems to include the wall, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Old Days, Blackrock

Before the big snow arrived and smothered Ireland to a standstill, I managed to capture some Thursday Doors shots of a lovely, characterful business premises in my native town of Blackrock. Belles Tea Rooms has two floors where you can … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage Renovation

Does this look familiar? The front door hasn’t changed at all since I last posted it on Thursday Doors. That’s because we’ve been concentrating on the attic rooms, which are coming along nicely – considering we’re not exactly spring chickens. … Continue reading

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