Category Archives: Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors – Colourful Dundalk

Last week’s Thursday Doors from Dundalk might have had a bit of a grey theme but this week’s post is a lot more colourful. Let’s start off with one of my favourite door colours and a beautiful, traditional Irish instrument. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Historical Dundalk

This week’s Thursday Doors looks at a very historical town – Dundalk in County Louth, often called the land of legends. I think it’s appropriate to begin this blog with an image of Dundalk’s Tourist Information Office.* It’s one of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Archdale Part 2

In part two of Thursday Doors – Castle Archdale we’ll have a look at what else there is to enjoy around the estate. This first image is of the old stables and coach houses, where there is a display of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Archdale Part One

Castle Archdale in County Fermanagh features in this week’s Thursday Doors blogpost. These terraced buildings would have housed the servants’ quarters, the stables, carriage stores and estate offices and have been very well preserved. Let’s have a look around this … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cabin

A friend of mine spent a month in a beautiful cabin in the woods near where I live, so naturally I had to take some photos for Thursday Doors. It’s set in a small complex of wooden chalets on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Random

Just a few random photos from Dundalk and Monaghan for this week’s Thursday Doors post. Sometimes the back is as interesting as the front. Always look through an archway. You never know what you’ll find. So many things are fake … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats on the River Erne.

Boats have doors so for this week’s Thursday Doors post we’ll be looking at some of the many types of boats you can see on the River Erne. This first image was snapped at the marina on one of my … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Seek Arts Festival Continued

Continuing on Thursday Doors with the Seek Arts Festival in Dundalk, here’s some photos my sister sent me of the progress so far. I’m amazed at how much work these artists managed to get done in such a short time … Continue reading

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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 – 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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