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Thursday Doors – Memories of 2020

This will be my last Thursday Doors post of the year so I thought some of my favourite memories of 2020 would be a nice way to finish what has been a very strange year. Our host, Dan, suggested we … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 12

Welcome to the last Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. There is so much to see at this museum that I could have produced twice as many posts from my visit. This one features Clogh Oughter Castle, … 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 – Cavan County Museum 10

Welcome to part 10 in the Cavan County Museum series of Thursday Doors. This one is dedicated to a young man in my husband’s family, his grandfather’s older brother, who lost his life in the first world war. His name … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 9

Part nine of the Cavan County Museum Thursday Doors series takes place outdoors this week. I know it isn’t strictly a door but the archway in that hedge is an entrance of sorts. It leads into the Peace Garden. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 8

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. It’s nice to be able to go on a virtual tour during these lockdowns most of us are having and this doorway will help us to do that. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 7

Welcome to another Thursday Doors in this series from the Cavan County Museum. If you’re self-isolating or in lockdown, I hope this short virtual tour will be an interesting distraction for you. The first door we go through in one … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 6

Back to the Cavan County Museum for this week’s Thursday Doors post. I hope you are all well wherever you are at the moment, particularly if you are self-isolating or under lockdown. At least, thanks to the internet, we can … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 5

Let’s go back about a hundred years for this week’s Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum. If I was a gentleman waiting on a morning train to work I would probably take a seat on one of those … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 4

I’m starting with a warning on this week’s Thursday Doors post because in this room you’ll find some very sombre exhibits. They really touched my heart and relate to a significant era in Ireland’s history, one that changed the landscape … Continue reading

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