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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

An unusual Thursday Door kicks off this week’s post, one I hadn’t come across before. It’s an oven door that’s part of an oil cooker, one of the exhibits on the fourth floor of the Clock Gate Tower Museum in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

For a change, I’m on the inside of my Thursday Doors this week. McCarthy’s Bar is part of the  Old Imperial Hotel, one of the oldest accommodation establishments in the historic town of Youghal, County Cork. The hotel was built … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I had no access to WiFi to participate in Thursday Doors but I had lots of opportunities to collect some interesting photos for this week’s post. These lovely little cottages (some not so little) are a delight to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Arches and railings, a feisty woman, plus some nice views from the top of a bus, all come to you this week from Thursday Doors in Cork City. The Gaelic word for Cork (Corcaigh) means marshy place and all of Cork’s main … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m starting off Thursday Doors with a red one this week. No surprise there, if you know my favourite door colour. This charming pub was established in the heart of Cork City in 1793 and since the day it was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors comes from the Crawford Gallery in Cork City, this week. It’s a former art college that was built in 1884,  funded by W. H. Crawford and designed by Arthur and Henry Hill. Part of the building was originally … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’re a regular visitor to this blog you’ll be thinking I’ve moved to Kinsale, as this is about the third week in a row that it features in Thursday Doors. I’ve included the building above in a previous post … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

  Still in Kinsale this week for Thursday Doors and it was very tempting to pop into Bruno’s for a Carbonara, only it wasn’t lunchtime. It’s a really quirky building (you can just see the end of it where the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This is where the inquest into the sinking of the Lusitania was held. As promised, Thursday Doors this week comes from Kinsale in county Cork. The photo above is of the Courthouse and Regional Museum. It was originally built around … Continue reading

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