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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 – Irish Bears

You might be wondering what on earth an Irish bear is and I don’t blame you – they’ve been extinct for a long time – and what have they got to do with Thursday Doors? The furry animal in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I spotted this lovely gate lodge on a recent trip into the countryside and was jealous of whoever lived there. Of course, I had to stop the car and take a shot for Thursday Doors but I wasn’t sure if … 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

I just couldn’t resist taking some photos of this wee cottage for Thursday Doors. It’s near where we parked our car on our last visit to Killykeen Forest Park in Cavan (featured in last week’s post). Nature is slowly reclaiming … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I know, it’s Friday and I’m posting Thursday Doors. It might even be Saturday in your part of the world, by now. I blame the clock going forward, we should stop doing that, even the dog finds it annoying. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Chillin’

It’s a snowy Thursday Doors post this week from Ballycastle in Northern Ireland, where I’m chillin’ (literally) with family. Here’s a few photos I captured from inside the house, where the temperature was much higher than outside. We had a … 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 – Castlerock

Thursday Doors this week comes from Castlerock, a seaside village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is situated five miles west of the town of Coleraine and is part of the Causeway Coast and Glens district. It’s very popular with summer tourists, being … Continue reading

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