Category Archives: Historical buildings

Thursday Doors

I’m back in the lovely City of Derry for this week’s Thursday Doors. Every time I visit, I pass this quaint old church and on my last trip I managed to take a few photographs of it. I’m sorry about … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This Thursday Door is set in a 400 year old house. I know it looks a bit shabby but the owner has great plans for it. You might even have an opportunity to stay there on vacation at some point … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Well, I’m still in Killeshandra for this week’s Thursday Doors. The name Killeshandra is the phonetic pronunciation of ‘Cill na Seanratha’ the Gaelic words meaning Church of the Old Fort. Rath is the Irish for a fort and I featured the Rath Church , with it’s … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Just outside the town of Killeshandra, where I found last week’s Thursday Doors, I came across this old Presbyterian church with a lovely red door. It turned out to be a lot older than it looks. Very appropriate, I think, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Jacobean

Thursday Doors is travelling way back in time this week, through these lovely Jacobean pillars. I’m in Killeshandra, County Cavan, just a few miles from our home. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and my camera is clicking, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan

In between tiling the bathroom and hand washing clothes (no electrical supply for the washing machine, yet) I managed to get into Cavan town and snap a few Thursday Doors. Actually, Mr. R. had an appointment with his dentist, in … Continue reading

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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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