Category Archives: photography

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 – 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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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 – Belturbet by Night

This week’s Thursday Doors comes from Belturbet in county Cavan and features some shots taken late in the evening, without using flash. They turned out better than expected. This first one is of the main street with the town hall … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage Update

Ballycastle, on the north Antrim coast, features in this week’s Thursday Doors. My daughter and her husband have finished renovating their cottage (featured in a previous Thursday Doors post) and it’s now available to rent. Here’s a few before and … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Seaside

Continuing on from last week’s Thursday Doors, I have a few more images to share of the seaside village of Blackrock in County Louth. On one side of the street there’s the view above, a wide expanse of sea and … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ice Cream With a View

I might have used this image for a Thursday Doors post in the past, so forgive me if it looks familiar. I was in my native village of Blackrock last month and as usual couldn’t resist taking some photos. I … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage Names

Last year I shared a Thursday Doors post that featured a lovely old cottage my daughter and son-in-law were hoping to refurbish as a holiday rental. They are trying to come up with a good name for the cottage. If … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Athlone

Athlone, county Westmeath, is the featured town in my Thursday Doors post this week, although, this lovely thatched cottage isn’t in the town itself. I know you can’t see the entrance in the photograph but trust me, there is a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I found some of this week’s Thursday Doors on an old photograph taken in Enniskillen, county Fermanagh, a medium sized town with a population of around 14,000. The image shows us what the premises on Church Street looked like in … Continue reading

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