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Thursday Doors

Back in Cork city for this week’s Thursday Doors and not a cell in sight. I think I’ve spent enough time photographing prisons over the past few weeks so let’s have a look at an old building of a completely … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you thought this week’s Thursday Doors was taking a ‘break’ from jail, you’d be half right. In my local town of Youghal the Clock Gate Tower has recently been refurbished and opened as a museum. It is the newest … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This week sees the last of my Thursday Doors tour of Cork City Gaol. I don’t think the above doorway, set in the high walls surrounding the prison, would be too easy to get through, a bit like my post … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Continuing the tour of inside Cork City Gaol this week makes for a very sombre Thursday Doors post. However, the first room we ventured into wasn’t too daunting – it even had the warm glow of a fire and a … 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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Thursday Doors

This is more of an entrance than a door, to kick off this week’s Thursday Doors. The English Market in Cork city is where Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip dropped in to buy buy some sausages for their Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

There’s a flavour of New England with my Thursday Doors post this week – but from Ireland. This is the only shot I managed to get of an unusual group of houses, as we drove past on a bus tour … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

For a change, I’m on the inside of my Thursday Doors this week. McCarthy’s Bar is part of theĀ  Old Imperial Hotel, one of the oldest accommodation establishments in the historic town of Youghal, County Cork. The hotel was built … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I had no access to WiFi to participate in Thursday Doors but I had lots of opportunities to collect some interesting photos for this week’s post. These lovely little cottages (some not so little) are a delight to … Continue reading

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Fresh and Salty

Fresh and Salty I’m sorry there was no Thursday Doors post this week as I was away for a few days, with no access to the internet. However, I did take lots of interesting photos of doors and castles to … Continue reading

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