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Thursday Doors

You would be forgiven for thinking these very large and decorative Thursday Doors belong to a place of worship. In fact, more playing than praying goes on in ‘Cyprus Avenue’ – a live music venue on Caroline Street in Cork … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This is more of an entrance than a door, to kick off this week’s Thursday Doors. The English Market in Cork city is where Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip dropped in to buy buy some sausages for their Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

There’s a flavour of New England with my Thursday Doors post this week – but from Ireland. This is the only shot I managed to get of an unusual group of houses, as we drove past on a bus tour … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m still in the city of Cork for Thursday Doors this week, with a triple delight for all you lovers of red doors. This image is of the Butter Museum, which is part of the old Butter Exchange, close to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Arches and railings, a feisty woman, plus some nice views from the top of a bus, all come to you this week from Thursday Doors in Cork City. The Gaelic word for Cork (Corcaigh) means marshy place and all of Cork’s main … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m starting off Thursday Doors with a red one this week. No surprise there, if you know my favourite door colour. This charming pub was established in the heart of Cork City in 1793 and since the day it was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors comes from the Crawford Gallery in Cork City, this week. It’s a former art college that was built in 1884,  funded by W. H. Crawford and designed by Arthur and Henry Hill. Part of the building was originally … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

There’s a flavour of France in this week’s image for Thursday doors. With lots of good restaurants to choose from, we often pay a visit to Carey’s Lane when we are in Cork city and the last time we were … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

  I’ve chosen an interesting part of Cork city for this week’s Thursday Doors, a place that has a connection with probably the greatest guitar player to ever come out of Ireland. The door above belongs to Saints Peter and Paul’s presbytery … Continue reading

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