Category Archives: nature

Thursday Doors – Rosepark Farm

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post, this time from Rosepark Farm in Antrim. From the first few photos you’ll see where such a beautiful name came from. I walked that rose lined path at a snail’s pace, taking in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson Again

This week’s Thursday Doors finds me back at Castle Saunderson again. It’s a great place for foraging and I wanted to get some meadowsweet to make a cordial. I couldn’t resist photographing the castle from a couple of new angles … 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 – Lockdown

Welcome to Thursday Doors during lockdown. Thankfully, here in Ireland we are allowed take a walk every day to get some exercise and fresh air, as long as it’s not more than two kilometres from our homes. It’s so nice … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats

After last week’s chilly, grey Thursday Doors post I thought blue skies and boats might be called for. Boat doors come in all shapes and sizes. The first few images are of Ballycastle boats. You would never think it was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Winter

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post, this one is all about winter. I love the crisp, cold days we get here at this time of year. We probably have less rain during this season than we do in summertime. Irish … 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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Goodbye 2019

In 2019, as I traveled through Ireland in search of Thursday Doors, the scenery always captivated me. I want to thank all the visitors to my blog throughout the year for taking the time to stop by and share these … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’ve seen last week’s Thursday Doors you’ll know it featured the doors of Dundalk in County Louth. As we drove through the town I managed to snap a few more shots from the car. The colours in this first … Continue reading

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