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Wall, Weavers’ Square, Dublin 8+

On the gable end of the east side of Weavers’ Square, there’s a thick, lumpy render that hints at the...

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Tiles, Merrion Building, Merrion Street Lower, Dublin 2+

In the context of Merrion Square and its neighbour, the Davenport Hotel, the facade of the Merrion Building might seem...

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Hinges, Dublin Unitarian Church, 122 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2+

One of my favourite of the early posts here was a very, very simple one with a memorable bit of...

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Roofs, Collins Barracks/Temple Street West, Dublin 7+

At the western edge of Collins Barracks (now the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History), a stepped red-brick...

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Block colour by the South Bull Wall, Dublin Port/Dublin 4+

Stretching out from Ringsend into Dublin Bay, the Great South Wall (or South Bull Wall) offers one of the more...

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Rails and screens, Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill, Dublin 7+

The Church of the Sacred Heart was built as a prison chapel for Arbour Hill, which was originally a military...

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St. Catherine’s National Schools, Donore Avenue, Dublin 8+

Just beside the Donore Avenue entrance to the former John Player/Player Wills Factory, there’s St. Catherine’s National School, a small...

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Canopy, ILAC Centre, Moore Street, Dublin 1+

Designed by Keane Murphy Duff, the ILAC Centre opened in 1981, bringing a suburban shopping experience into the centre of...

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Roof form, Nicholas Avenue, Dublin 7+

Father Mathew Hall has a strong presence on the corner of Church Street and Nicholas Avenue. The original section of...

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Label stops, Pearse Street Garda Station, Dublin 2+

In addition to its remnants of shamrock gutters, there’s a small anachronistic detail on the Garda Station at Pearse Street...

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