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Tiles, Essex Street West, Dublin 8+

Smock Alley Court is tucked down at Temple Bar’s western edge, between Cow’s Lane and Fishamble Street. It was designed...

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Sign, Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

Here’s one more detail from the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity. At the peak of the tower’s roof, there’s a...

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Ardiff Mahon Printers, Yarnhall Street, Dublin 1+

Yarnhall Street is mostly notable now as one of Dublin’s places named after long-gone industry, though it’s also a shortcut...

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Coal hole covers, Ely Place, Dublin 2+

It’s hard to stop noticing coal hole covers once you see them. Made of cast iron, they cover the opening...

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Garden, Elm House, Mespil Estate, Dublin 4+

On the Mespil Road/canal side of Mespil Estate, which was featured earlier this week, a small detail caught my eye....

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Frame, 27-8 Mountpleasant Avenue Lower, Dublin 6+

On the gable wall of Corrigan’s pub in Rathmines, there’s what looks like a blank pictureframe: a large white rectangle...

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Dormer windows, Wynnefield Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6+

Wynnefield Road is kind of a surprise. It’s just off the junction between Rathmines Road and Castlewood Avenue, near the...

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Plaque, Serpentine Avenue, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

These two adjoined houses appear to be numbers 23 and 25 on Serpentine Avenue, and between them, there’s a decorative...

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Board-marking, Wesley College, Ballinteer, Dublin 16+

These details of board-marking on the main classroom block at Wesley College (Robin Walker of Scott Tallon Walker, 1965-9) caught...

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Anti-skateboarding measures, 50-55 Baggot Street, Dublin 2+

The smooth, low granite wall in front of Bank of Ireland on Baggot Street is interrupted by regular strips of...

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