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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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Thursday Doors

This week’s Thursday Doors comes from Limerick City, Ireland. Our youngest started college there and it was a good opportunity to have a quick look around the city. On our next trip I’ll have more time to scout out the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Sorry I haven’t been around much lately, I’ve been trying to get some work done on my latest book, so my poor old blog has been neglected and so have my Thursday Doors posts. However, I didn’t neglect my door … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This week’s Thursday Doors post continues on from last week’s tour of the Slieve Russell Hotel gardens. The grounds also contain a golf course and a looped walk through the surrounding woodland. Even though the hotel was built in 1990, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Sorry I’ve not posted any Thursday Doors these past few weeks, my phone signal has been very erratic lately and we don’t have internet in the house. yet. I hope this post will make up for it, though. The Slieve … Continue reading

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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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