Tag Archives: Cavan

Thursday Doors – Cottage

Welcome to the first of July’s Thursday Doors and it’s a lovely wee cottage that features this week. It’s not too far from where I live so I get to see it quite often. You can see from the bottom … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Old Town Hall

Cavan’s old town hall features in this week’s Thursday Doors. It has recently been given a makeover and looks so much better. No longer the town’s administrative building it’s now the Town Hall Cavan Arts Centre, where courses and events … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 11

We’re still in the trenches for this week’s Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. It’s a nice clean, easy to walk through, trench, unlike those that were in use during the first world war. I see a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Lockdown

Welcome to Thursday Doors during lockdown. Thankfully, here in Ireland we are allowed take a walk every day to get some exercise and fresh air, as long as it’s not more than two kilometres from our homes. It’s so nice … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats

After last week’s chilly, grey Thursday Doors post I thought blue skies and boats might be called for. Boat doors come in all shapes and sizes. The first few images are of Ballycastle boats. You would never think it was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More from Ballyconnell

Still in Ballyconnell for this week’s Thursday Doors and it wouldn’t be right if there wasn’t a boat or two in the picture. There are always some lovely vessels moored along the Woodford canal, which runs through the town. As … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Poorhouse (3)

Thursday Doors this week brings an end to the Poorhouse series. Part 3 will hopefully show you the size of the plot these buildings take up and give you a little more history of the place. The Master’s rooms, surgery, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Poorhouse (2)

Following on from last week’s Thursday Doors, these are some photos of one side of the Bawnboy workhouse site. I took them as I made my way towards the rear of the buildings. Some of the roofs are still in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Poorhouse (1)

The Bawnboy workhouse, often referred to in the old days as the poorhouse, is the subject of this week’s Thursday Doors. You can see a glimpse of it in the first photo and it’s one of the largest workhouses that … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Redhills

We’re in the beautiful village of Redhills, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. It was the setting of two movies, The Playboys back in 1992 and The Run of the Country in 1995 . I’ll start off with some … Continue reading

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