Category Archives: Travel

Thursday Doors

If you like history, especially social history, then you would love a visit to the County Tyrone village of Sion Mills and if you can’t travel there yourself, I’ll be doing a Thursday Doors post about it at a later … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Blackrock Again

This will be my last Thursday Doors post from the seaside village of Blackrock in County Louth, for the present. When the weather improves I’ll take a tour through the rest of the countryside in Ireland’s smallest county and share … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you read my Thursday Doors post last week you’ll recognise the sundial with the sea as a backdrop. Yes, we are still in the beautiful village of Blackrock, County Louth. My great grandfather, son of a local fisherman, was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I paid a visit to my native village of Blackrock and captured some colourful Thursday Doors and buildings to share. If you’ve read any of my Irish Saga you might recognized the Cooley Mountains, as shown in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Bridges of Belturbet

Welcome to Belturbet, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. I’ve been wanting to take a shot of this door for a while now as I love the colourful layers of peeled back paint, which seems to include the wall, … 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

It wasn’t just the name on this building that caught my Thursday Doors eye, one of my daughters is called Jenny, it was the colour. Normally, a red door will draw me like a magnet but this coffee house complimented … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’ve been following my blog over the last couple of weeks, you can guess where this Thursday Doors post is coming from. Enniskillen, of course, and red doors to start with. I’ve been saving these particular photos for this … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More from Enniskillen

This week’s Thursday Doors is all about arts and crafts, alive and well in Enniskillen’s Buttermarket. When it opened in 1835 for the trading of local dairy produce, the Buttermarket served the community well. As one of the oldest buildings … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Still in Enniskillen

  This bright and cheerful building reminded me of a cake, for some reason. I think it looks good enough to eat – and it has a red door! They have really good window cleaners in this town, lots of … Continue reading

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