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Thursday Doors – Random

Just a few random photos from Dundalk and Monaghan for this week’s Thursday Doors post. Sometimes the back is as interesting as the front. Always look through an archway. You never know what you’ll find. So many things are fake … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2019

In 2019, as I traveled through Ireland in search of Thursday Doors, the scenery always captivated me. I want to thank all the visitors to my blog throughout the year for taking the time to stop by and share these … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Fake

It was the autumn colours that initially caught my eye as the car came to a halt in traffic, on a recent road trip. After snapping a shot of those lovely copper and gold coloured leaves I thought there was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Redhills

We’re in the beautiful village of Redhills, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. It was the setting of two movies, The Playboys back in 1992 and The Run of the Country in 1995 . I’ll start off with some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Spring Fever

Thursday Doors this week has a touch of Spring Fever about it. Sorry if you’re not into nature but I couldn’t resist capturing all the new life that emerges at this time of year. So, as this is supposed to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage Names

Last year I shared a Thursday Doors post that featured a lovely old cottage my daughter and son-in-law were hoping to refurbish as a holiday rental. They are trying to come up with a good name for the cottage. If … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More From Derry

Some more night photos from Derry City for this week’s Thursday Doors. I’ve featured this building before but in daylight and the door is actually a vibrant fire engine red colour. I love how metallic and coppery it looks in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Sion Mills

If you like history, especially social history, then you would love a visit to the County Tyrone village of Sion Mills and if you can’t travel there yourself, I’ll be doing a Thursday Doors post about it at a later … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Blackrock Family History

If you read my Thursday Doors post last week you’ll recognise the sundial with the sea as a backdrop. Yes, we are still in the beautiful village of Blackrock, County Louth. My great grandfather, son of a local fisherman, was … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Festival

  No raining on Moby Dick’s parade this year, for Youghal’s annual celebration of John Huston’s movie adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel, Moby Dick. It was in Paddy Linehan’s bar that Huston set up headquarters during filming, and subsequently, the … Continue reading

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