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Thursday Doors

The first of my Thursday Doors images is of a protected heritage building on our street. The Orange Hall was built in 1874. The Orange Order, is a Protestant fraternal order based for the most part in Northern Ireland but there are a few halls … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m back in the lovely City of Derry for this week’s Thursday Doors. Every time I visit, I pass this quaint old church and on my last trip I managed to take a few photographs of it. I’m sorry about … Continue reading

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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

  There was a time when it was against the law to drink Potcheen (Poitin) in Ireland but now you can. The only person who could legally taste it, without swallowing it, was the guy who made it at 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

Well, I’m still in Killeshandra for this week’s Thursday Doors. The name Killeshandra is the phonetic pronunciation of ‘Cill na Seanratha’ the Gaelic words meaning Church of the Old Fort. Rath is the Irish for a fort and I featured the Rath Church , with it’s … 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 – Jacobean

Thursday Doors is travelling way back in time this week, through these lovely Jacobean pillars. I’m in Killeshandra, County Cavan, just a few miles from our home. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and my camera is clicking, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan

In between tiling the bathroom and hand washing clothes (no electrical supply for the washing machine, yet) I managed to get into Cavan town and snap a few Thursday Doors. Actually, Mr. R. had an appointment with his dentist, in … Continue reading

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