Category Archives: environment

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 – Spring Fever

Thursday Doors this week has a touch of Spring Fever about it. Sorry if you’re not into nature but I couldn’t resist capturing all the new life that emerges at this time of year. So, as this is supposed to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Derry City by Night

I’ve featured Derry City before on Thursday Doors but most of the photographs posted were taken during the daytime. These were taken on an evening stroll along the waterfront. If you look closely at this first one, you’ll see a … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in April

Four hundred years ago today, William Shakespeare passed away. April is a month that belongs to the Bard, a significant date is the twenty-third. Seeing as today, April 23rd, is the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Forces of Nature

This battered row of wooden sentinels on my local beach, defying the forces of nature, made me think of an army of soldiers on the front line. The pounding of waves reminded me of war, so I turned my photo … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Nature

 The next time you take a walk surrounded by the beauty of nature think of Shakespeare  And this, our life, exempt from public haunt finds tongues in trees books in running brooks sermons in stones and good in everything. William … Continue reading

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Strange Goings On

An area just outside the county Cork town of Youghal has a sinister, eerie feel about it. It is situated along the banks of the river Blackwater in a remote, tranquil setting. There are lots of stories of strange goings … Continue reading

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Front Line

We have had some beautiful autumn weather here in Ireland, a bonus after an unusually long summer. As I walked along my local beach taking photos, the sound of the waves pounding on the shore reminded me of war for … Continue reading

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