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Thursday Doors

This week sees the last of my Thursday Doors tour of Cork City Gaol. I don’t think the above doorway, set in the high walls surrounding the prison, would be too easy to get through, a bit like my post … Continue reading

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Circle

Circles on a ship that never made a round trip. The Daily Post WordPress Photo Challenge: Circle

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Now

This is the admittance ticket I received on a tour of the Titanic Experience in Cobh, County Cork. It’s a copy of the original that was issued to twenty-two year old Katherine Buckley, who drowned during the ship’s tragic sinking. … Continue reading

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Broken

 Heartbreak Pier This broken pier from which the last 123 passengers left terra firma to board the Titanic still stands in Cobh. It was known as Heartbreak Pier and the last piece of land to disappear from the view of those … Continue reading

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A Titanic Experience

 The Titanic Experience in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. I recently paid a long overdue visit to the Titanic Experience in Cobh, not too far from where I live. Although not as big as the one in Belfast, it was well … Continue reading

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