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Thursday Doors

If you thought this week’s Thursday Doors was taking a ‘break’ from jail, you’d be half right. In my local town of Youghal the Clock Gate Tower has recently been refurbished and opened as a museum. It is the newest … 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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Fresh and Salty

Fresh and Salty I’m sorry there was no Thursday Doors post this week as I was away for a few days, with no access to the internet. However, I did take lots of interesting photos of doors and castles to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I went with the colour blue for my post on Thursday Doors this week. This gorgeous stone building houses not only the Visitor Center and Tourist Office but at the rear is the entrance to the YMCA snooker club. In … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Festival

  No raining on Moby Dick’s parade this year, for Youghal’s annual celebration of John Huston’s movie adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel, Moby Dick. It was in Paddy Linehan’s bar that Huston set up headquarters during filming, and subsequently, the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Before I began contributing to Thursday Doors I never really paid too much attention to the wide variety of doors in our town, it was the building as a whole that usually caught my eye. However, some premises have the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The sunshine over Youghal was so bright this week it almost got in the way of my Thursday Doors shots – as you can see from the image above. Some of the photos I took with my phone turned out … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Plenty of Thursday Doors on this week’s post, although not all of them are in place. This row of cottages has three different roofs and the center house looks as if it was built as an afterthought, filling in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

It’s back to Youghal for Thursday Doors this week and a visit to a medieval building, or what’s left of it. North Abbey Dominican priory was founded in 1268 by Thomas FitzMaurice FitzGerald. His maternal grandfather, Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Lord of Offaly, founded … Continue reading

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Landscape

Pilmore Beach, Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. The Daily Post WordPress Photo Challenge: Landscape

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