Category Archives: food

Thursday Doors – Ballycastle – The Harbour

Welcome to another Thursday Doors from the lovely seaside town of Ballycastle in County Antrim and this week features the harbour area. There are quite a few diverse food shops along the promenade and I’ve sampled most of their goods … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Coffee With a View

My first cup of coffee indoors at a cafe in almost a year deserves to be included in this week’s Thursday Doors post and it was in a place with a magnificent view. The Shorebird Coffee Hut in Ballycastle, County … 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 – Cavan County Museum 8

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. It’s nice to be able to go on a virtual tour during these lockdowns most of us are having and this doorway will help us to do that. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – First of 2020

The Gaffer is looking forward to hunting out lots of interesting Thursday Doors for 2020, so I thought it only appropriate that he should be featured in the first photograph of this post. Here he is, checking out the seagulls … 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 – 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 CafĂ© 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 – Strandfield Again

Continuing on from last week’s Thursday Doors, these are some images of the inside of Strandfield House Restaurant. The tables and chairs are intentionally mismatched, as are the cups, plates and cutlery but it all adds to the character of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Strandfield House and Farm

I had a really good time capturing shots for this Thursday Doors post from Strandfield House, Ballymascanlon, County Louth. On a working farm we found a beautiful barn converted to an all-organic vegetarian restaurant. After a fabulous lunch that included … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ice Cream With a View

I might have used this image for a Thursday Doors post in the past, so forgive me if it looks familiar. I was in my native village of Blackrock last month and as usual couldn’t resist taking some photos. I … Continue reading

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