Category Archives: Cavan

Thursday Doors – Ramor Theatre, Virginia, Cavan

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post from Cavan, this time it’s the Town of Virginia. One of the focal points in the main street is this building, which now houses the Ramor Theatre. It was erected around 1845, at the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson 2

On this week’s Thursday Doors we’ll be continuing our walk through the grounds of Castle Saunderson. There is also an international scout centre here with indoor accommodation and campsites stretching over an area of thirty four acres. But the old … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson

Even after a dozen posts from the Cavan County Museum I’m still hooked on history for this week’s Thursday Doors – and it’s a castle this time. Would you like to have a look inside? Sorry, this is as close … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Lockdown

Welcome to Thursday Doors during lockdown. Thankfully, here in Ireland we are allowed take a walk every day to get some exercise and fresh air, as long as it’s not more than two kilometres from our homes. It’s so nice … Continue reading

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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 – Ballyconnell

‘I thought we came to Ballyconnell on a hunt for Thursday Doors,’ said The Gaffer, who doesn’t like water – unless he’s drinking it. ‘We did,’ I replied. ‘But look at that lovely weir.’ Lovely as it was, The Gaffer … 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 – The Poorhouse (3)

Thursday Doors this week brings an end to the Poorhouse series. Part 3 will hopefully show you the size of the plot these buildings take up and give you a little more history of the place. The Master’s rooms, surgery, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Poorhouse (2)

Following on from last week’s Thursday Doors, these are some photos of one side of the Bawnboy workhouse site. I took them as I made my way towards the rear of the buildings. Some of the roofs are still in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Poorhouse (1)

The Bawnboy workhouse, often referred to in the old days as the poorhouse, is the subject of this week’s Thursday Doors. You can see a glimpse of it in the first photo and it’s one of the largest workhouses that … Continue reading

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