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Thursday Doors – Coffee and History

Thursday Doors brings you a virtual coffee with a dash of history this week. Sitting in the cafe next to the Tourist Information Office in the center of Dundalk is a great way to start off a tour of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – a Town, a Poet and a Book.

This week’s Thursday Doors will explore the connection between the town of Dundalk, the Scottish poet, Robert Burns and an old book that’s been in our family for generations. Remember that green copper spire that could be seen in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson Again

This week’s Thursday Doors finds me back at Castle Saunderson again. It’s a great place for foraging and I wanted to get some meadowsweet to make a cordial. I couldn’t resist photographing the castle from a couple of new angles … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cottage, Cows and Cromwell

Just one little cottage for this week’s Thursday Doors, neglected but still standing. It’s on a laneway leading down to the river in Belturbet, County Cavan. Although the red door caught my eye at first, I soon realized there was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Old Town Hall

Cavan’s old town hall features in this week’s Thursday Doors. It has recently been given a makeover and looks so much better. No longer the town’s administrative building it’s now the Town Hall Cavan Arts Centre, where courses and events … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Virginia Part 2

You are very welcome to part two of Thursday Doors in Virginia, county Cavan. Last week we saw some images of the Ramor Theatre and this week I’m starting off with the neighbouring building. I love the arch within an … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson 2

On this week’s Thursday Doors we’ll be continuing our walk through the grounds of Castle Saunderson. There is also an international scout centre here with indoor accommodation and campsites stretching over an area of thirty four acres. But the old … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson

Even after a dozen posts from the Cavan County Museum I’m still hooked on history for this week’s Thursday Doors – and it’s a castle this time. Would you like to have a look inside? Sorry, this is as close … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 12

Welcome to the last Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. There is so much to see at this museum that I could have produced twice as many posts from my visit. This one features Clogh Oughter Castle, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 11

We’re still in the trenches for this week’s Thursday Doors post from the Cavan County Museum series. It’s a nice clean, easy to walk through, trench, unlike those that were in use during the first world war. I see a … Continue reading

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