Category Archives: Travel

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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Thursday Doors – Enniskillen

I’m still in the lovely town of Enniskillen with it’s wonderful mix of old and modern Thursday Doors. One particular building deserves a post all of its own, a fabulous old pub that hasn’t changed much since its Victorian days. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors this week features some of Enniskillen’s interesting business names, like the one above. Here’s another one I thought pretty clever, notice the tape measure at the foot of the building. I wouldn’t mind having a meal at this … Continue reading

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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

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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