Category Archives: History

Thursday Doors – Seek Arts Festival Dundalk

Thursday Doors this week features Seek, a contemporary urban arts festival. It began in 2019 to promote visual art in Dundalk and takes place over a five year period, commissioning established and emerging artists, locally, nationally and from abroad, to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage, Cows and Cromwell

Just one little cottage for this week’s Thursday Doors, neglected but still standing. It’s on a laneway leading down to the river in Belturbet, County Cavan. Although the red door caught my eye at first, I soon realized there was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage

Welcome to the first of July’s Thursday Doors and it’s a lovely wee cottage that features this week. It’s not too far from where I live so I get to see it quite often. You can see from the bottom … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Old Town Hall

Cavan’s old town hall features in this week’s Thursday Doors. It has recently been given a makeover and looks so much better. No longer the town’s administrative building it’s now the Town Hall Cavan Arts Centre, where courses and events … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – All in One

This week I have only a single photograph for Thursday Doors but it’s an all in one image. A friend of one of my sisters sent me this great shot of a door that has so much I like in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Virginia Part 2

You are very welcome to part two of Thursday Doors in Virginia, county Cavan. Last week we saw some images of the Ramor Theatre and this week I’m starting off with the neighbouring building. I love the arch within an … Continue reading

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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 – Castle Saunderson 2

On this week’s Thursday Doors we’ll be continuing our walk through the grounds of Castle Saunderson. There is also an international scout centre here with indoor accommodation and campsites stretching over an area of thirty four acres. But the old … 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 12

Welcome to the last Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. There is so much to see at this museum that I could have produced twice as many posts from my visit. This one features Clogh Oughter Castle, … Continue reading

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