Tag Archives: county clare

Thursday Doors

This week’s photos for Thursday Doors comes from the 1980’s, when my husband, myself (eight months pregnant on twins), two children aged 5 and 3, and the dog moved, into an old bungalow needing plenty of refurbishment, in county Clare. … Continue reading

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Enveloped

I love how the thatched roof has enveloped this replica of an ancient dwelling at the Craggaunowen project in county Clare, Ireland. It gives the impression of wrapping itself around the occupants and protecting them from the elements. Of course, if … Continue reading

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Early Bird

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Early Bird.” Last summer our family stayed on an eco-campsite in county Clare, Ireland. It was in the small village of Querrin, on the Loop Head peninsula. Each morning we went to the … Continue reading

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The Living Past in County Clare

During the summer my family and I explored the Craggaunowen, Living Past complex in county Clare. I hadn’t been there for many years and it was a bright, sunny day for this second visit. Craggaunowen recreates the way people lived … Continue reading

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