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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

  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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Thursday Doors

I spotted this lovely gate lodge on a recent trip into the countryside and was jealous of whoever lived there. Of course, I had to stop the car and take a shot for Thursday Doors but I wasn’t sure if … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Well, I’m still in Killeshandra for this week’s Thursday Doors. The name Killeshandra is the phonetic pronunciation of ‘Cill na Seanratha’ the Gaelic words meaning Church of the Old Fort. Rath is the Irish for a fort and I featured the Rath Church , with it’s … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Just outside the town of Killeshandra, where I found last week’s Thursday Doors, I came across this old Presbyterian church with a lovely red door. It turned out to be a lot older than it looks. Very appropriate, I think, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Jacobean

Thursday Doors is travelling way back in time this week, through these lovely Jacobean pillars. I’m in Killeshandra, County Cavan, just a few miles from our home. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and my camera is clicking, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan

In between tiling the bathroom and hand washing clothes (no electrical supply for the washing machine, yet) I managed to get into Cavan town and snap a few Thursday Doors. Actually, Mr. R. had an appointment with his dentist, in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I just couldn’t resist taking some photos of this wee cottage for Thursday Doors. It’s near where we parked our car on our last visit to Killykeen Forest Park in Cavan (featured in last week’s post). Nature is slowly reclaiming … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I know, it’s Friday and I’m posting Thursday Doors. It might even be Saturday in your part of the world, by now. I blame the clock going forward, we should stop doing that, even the dog finds it annoying. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’ve been a bit hit and miss with my posts lately and with getting out of the house to capture some new Thursday Doors but I still have a few beauties from my last trip to Blackrock that I’d like … Continue reading

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