Category Archives: entertainment

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 – Redhills

We’re in the beautiful village of Redhills, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. It was the setting of two movies, The Playboys back in 1992 and The Run of the Country in 1995 . I’ll start off with some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Enniskillen 3

I’m still in the lovely town of Enniskillen with it’s wonderful mix of old and modern Thursday Doors. One particular building deserves a post all of its own, a fabulous old pub that hasn’t changed much since its Victorian days. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Danny Hughes, Blackrock

I’ve been a bit hit and miss with my posts lately and with getting out of the house to capture some new Thursday Doors but I still have a few beauties from my last trip to Blackrock that I’d like … Continue reading

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Not so ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’

I have always loved Thomas Hardy’s historical romance, Far from the Madding Crowd, so you can imagine my exquisite delight to find three of my own books alongside his, in the top 100 Victorian romance books on Amazon UK. Most of … Continue reading

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The Night I Kissed John Wayne

  My best friend Cilla was born a John Wayne fan. Her father was a sign writer and working in the village of Cong, county Mayo when the movie, The Quiet Man, was being filmed there. The whole village, met … Continue reading

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