Category Archives: castles and ruins

Thursday Doors

At the bottom of this very nondescript lane you’ll see an old stone arch and as this is a Thursday Doors post, I’ve taken photographs of a couple of doors on my way through the lane. There’s even a few … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

On a dull, grey January afternoon where better to find some inspiration for Thursday Doors than from a prison? Cork City Gaol, to be exact. These shots are of the outside of what is now a museum and heritage centre. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

On a recent trip to see my parents I paid a visit to the old graveyard in Haggardstown, County Louth, where many of my ancestors were laid to rest. The ruins of an old church stand in the center of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors hails from Scotland this week. These photographs are from a trip I made to Edinburgh a few years ago, to visit family who live there. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to explore Edinburgh Castle but it’s the first … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I had no access to WiFi to participate in Thursday Doors but I had lots of opportunities to collect some interesting photos for this week’s post. These lovely little cottages (some not so little) are a delight to … Continue reading

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Fresh and Salty

Fresh and Salty I’m sorry there was no Thursday Doors post this week as I was away for a few days, with no access to the internet. However, I did take lots of interesting photos of doors and castles to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’re a regular visitor to this blog you’ll be thinking I’ve moved to Kinsale, as this is about the third week in a row that it features in Thursday Doors. I’ve included the building above in a previous post … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This week’s photos for Thursday Doors comes from the 1980’s, when my husband, myself (eight months pregnant on twins), two children aged 5 and 3, and the dog moved, into an old bungalow needing plenty of refurbishment, in county Clare. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Plenty of Thursday Doors on this week’s post, although not all of them are in place. This row of cottages has three different roofs and the center house looks as if it was built as an afterthought, filling in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

It’s back to Youghal for Thursday Doors this week and a visit to a medieval building, or what’s left of it. North Abbey Dominican priory was founded in 1268 by Thomas FitzMaurice FitzGerald. His maternal grandfather, Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Lord of Offaly, founded … Continue reading

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