Category Archives: nature

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 – Cavan

Last weekend my family had a get together in what is soon to be our new hometown, Belturbet in County Cavan. We rented two houses next door to each other and played crazy golf in the daytime and board games … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Wee House

I know the house we’re renovating is tiny, but this little building is even smaller yet it has more toilets in it.┬áThis is the public toilets at Gougane Barra forest park in County Cork. A friend sent me this one … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I recently went for a drive up the Knockmealdown Mountains with an old friend of mine and we called on a lady she knew who rescues animals. Along with the dozen or more very friendly dogs that came to greet … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge – Reflecting

The Erne River in County Cavan, Ireland. In response to WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: Reflecting.

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Thursday Doors and Nova Scotia

Why am I posting an image of trees on this week’s Thursday Doors? If you look closely, you’ll see strange decorations on some of those trunks. These are ‘fairy’ doors, placed there by some children, a practice that has been … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Continuing on from last week’s Thursday Doors in Dublin, I have a question for you. What do vampires and Stephen’s Green have in common? Why should I be reminded of something that scared the life out of me in my … Continue reading

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The Beauty of County Cork

I just had to share this video of the county I live in. It was posted online by Cork County Council and if you’ve been following my blog you might recognize some of the places featured, ‘Stone Mad’ in Kinsale … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

You will have to put a hard hat on for this week’s Thursday Doors. This post is an update on the progress we are making with our house renovation – although you might not consider it progress when you see … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors hails from Scotland this week. These photographs are from a trip I made to Edinburgh a few years ago, to visit family who live there. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to explore Edinburgh Castle but it’s the first … Continue reading

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