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Thursday Door – More from Castlerock

Still in Castlerock for this week’s Thursday Doors and if you love stone buildings and old stone walls, this is the place to see them. They’re everywhere. Some of them even have red doors. How could I take a shot … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castlerock

Thursday Doors this week comes from Castlerock, a seaside village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is situated five miles west of the town of Coleraine and is part of the Causeway Coast and Glens district. It’s very popular with summer tourists, being … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Final Vintage

This is the last of my vintage Thursday Doors and it’s certainly a very mixed bag. I’ll start with the vehicles that have actual doors attached to them, like the Kenworth truck above. There were a few tractors with doors … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cork City

I’ve been searching through some photographs I took in Cork City earlier in the year and managed to find some I hadn’t already included in a Thursday Doors post. As we’ll be moving house soon, I’m confined to quarters sorting … Continue reading

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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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