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Photo Challenge – Reflecting

The Erne River in County Cavan, Ireland. In response to WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: Reflecting.

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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

You will have to put a hard hat on for this week’s Thursday Doors. This post is an update on the progress we are making with our house renovation – although you might not consider it progress when you see … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Continuing the tour of inside Cork City Gaol this week makes for a very sombre Thursday Doors post. However, the first room we ventured into wasn’t too daunting – it even had the warm glow of a fire and a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

On a recent trip to see my parents I paid a visit to the old graveyard in Haggardstown, County Louth, where many of my ancestors were laid to rest. The ruins of an old church stand in the center of … Continue reading

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Thursday doors

Can you spot the door? This is a very special Thursday Doors post because I’m featuring our tiny home that we plan on living in for our retirement. It needs a lot of work but I  love a challenge and … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

For a change, I’m on the inside of my Thursday Doors this week. McCarthy’s Bar is part of the  Old Imperial Hotel, one of the oldest accommodation establishments in the historic town of Youghal, County Cork. The hotel was built … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I had no access to WiFi to participate in Thursday Doors but I had lots of opportunities to collect some interesting photos for this week’s post. These lovely little cottages (some not so little) are a delight to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors comes from St. Patrick’s street in Cork City this week. This is the main shopping street and boulevard in the heart of the city and is affectionately called ‘Pana’ by older Corkonians. It has twice won an award as … 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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