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The Beauty of County Cork

I just had to share this video of the county I live in. It was posted online by Cork County Council and if you’ve been following my blog you might recognize some of the places featured, ‘Stone Mad’ in Kinsale … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’re a regular visitor to this blog you’ll be thinking I’ve moved to Kinsale, as this is about the third week in a row that it features in Thursday Doors. I’ve included the building above in a previous post … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

  Still in Kinsale this week for Thursday Doors and it was very tempting to pop into Bruno’s for a Carbonara, only it wasn’t lunchtime. It’s a really quirky building (you can just see the end of it where the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This is where the inquest into the sinking of the Lusitania was held. As promised, Thursday Doors this week comes from Kinsale in county Cork. The photo above is of the Courthouse and Regional Museum. It was originally built around … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

As promised last week, Thursday Doors comes from Fota House once more. No blossoms this time as I’m focusing on the building itself. This image is of the front and the following one shows the rear. Because we spent so … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

More like Thursday Gates than Thursday Doors this week, I’m afraid, as I got totally distracted by the flowers at Fota Gardens. On a grey, drizzly day last week, my husband and I decided to take a tour of Fota … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

For Thursday Doors this week I’m still  in Fota House and Gardens in Cork. These images were taken of the back of the courtyard buildings. On leaving the courtyard to check out the rear of the buildings I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I spent a lot of time in the open air for this week’s Thursday Doors and enjoyed every minute of it. Spring is here at last, daffodils are everywhere and the sun has cast its smile on a wet and … Continue reading

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Happy Place

My happy place is Glenbower Woods in Killeagh, County Cork. Even if it rains, the weather cannot put a damper on a walk through the trees and along the banks of the River Dissour. The name Glenbower  comes from the Gaelic … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time In Youghal

Originally posted on Don Charisma:
60 years ago, a film crew, host of A-list hollywood stars such as Gregory Peck, descended on a sleepy Irish town called Youghal. The reason was to film the opening scenes of the film Moby…

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