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The house with the red door.Oileán Acla.

I was wondering why so often we found red front doors in Ireland....

 

here some explanations ( from the web)

HAPPY EVENING my friend:)

thanks for supporting me in this travel through Eire.

 

A red door means "welcome". However, there are many meanings to a red front door:

In Ireland, a red door is supposed to ward off ghosts and evil spirits.

 

In Feng Shui, a red door symbolizes the mouth of the home.

By painting our door red (or any bright colour that stands out) chi (positive energy) is drawn to the house.

It is the entry point in which abundance and opportunities find us.

  

Read more: wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_meaning_of_a_red_door_on_a...

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Taken on May 12, 2012