Category Archives: Historical buildings

Thursday Doors

This green Thursday door belongs to the Ancient Order of Hibernia hall in the seaside village of Blackrock, where I was born. One of my mother’s relatives was contracted to build it in 1919 at a cost of £2,500. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Clevedon

While in Somerset for our son’s wedding at Walton Castle, we took a walk into the town of Clevedon and ended up on this Victorian pier. From the end, you get a great view of the town. The restored 1869 … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Walton Castle

In December 2017 we stayed in a fabulous venue for a family wedding and it was the perfect place to capture some Thursday Doors. Walton Castle was reconstructed from the ruins of a 16th century structure and what a setting … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’ve missed a few Thursday Doors posts lately as we don’t yet have the internet in the house but at least I can access it three days a week in our local library or on the boat, so I can’t … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – East Calder

Still in Scotland for this week’s Thursday Doors and I really feel at home here. The countryside reminds me a lot of Ireland but the villages are quite different. Most of the town houses in Ireland are painted and maybe … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Linlithgow

The weather has been lovely in this part of Scotland over the past few days, ideal for exploring the area in search of castles, ruins and of course, doors. I featured the ruined palace at Linlithgow a couple of years … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Edinburgh

  I’m in East Calder, near Edinburgh for a few weeks, which is a great place to find some interesting Thursday Doors to post. Grandchild number five has arrived and I’ve left Mr. R. and The Gaffer to finish off … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Fermanagh

Last year I posted some Thursday Doors from this location but it’s definitely worth a second sharing. Recently we took a short boat trip up/down river (not sure which) and paid another visit to the Crom Estate, in county Fermanagh, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cork City

I’ve been searching through some photographs I took in Cork City earlier in the year and managed to find some I hadn’t already included in a Thursday Doors post. As we’ll be moving house soon, I’m confined to quarters sorting … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

We drive past this door almost every time we are in Cork City and it always catches my eye and cries out to be a Thursday Door. It’s set in a very long stone wall. The wall eventually leads to … Continue reading

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