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Thursday Doors – Cavan County Museum 4

I’m starting with a warning on this week’s Thursday Doors post because in this room you’ll find some very sombre exhibits. They really touched my heart and relate to a significant era in Ireland’s history, one that changed the landscape … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’ve seen last week’s Thursday Doors you’ll know it featured the doors of Dundalk in County Louth. As we drove through the town I managed to snap a few more shots from the car. The colours in this first … Continue reading

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Hunger’s Walk – Doolough 1849

Last year I shared a post on Facebook about the Doolough famine walk and one of my readers suggested I write a book about it. I haven’t written the full book yet but did manage a short story (Hunger’s Walk) … Continue reading

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