Signage

CIE sign, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1+

Outside the quaintly-named Travel Centre on Lower Abbey Street, there’s a sign with the old CIE logo. The 1964 logo...

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Two neon signs, 3 and 67 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1+

I tend to think of The Happy Ring House and Funland’s neon signage as a pair, though with the former’s...

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Ghost sign, 97 Parnell Street, Dublin 1+

The name of the “well-known boot and shoe retailers” on 97 Parnell Street is difficult to make out, which is...

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Two street signs, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

There are at least two good reasons you might notice 19 Raglan Road – it’s the Mexican embassy, and it...

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Signage, 1, 2 & 3 Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2+

The convention for numbering addresses spanning more than one building seems to be ‘1-3′, but this sign makes a good...

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Signage, 49 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1+

The Confectioners Hall is another nice example of retained signage, closed since 1984 and now occupied by a sports shop....

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Sign, Liffey Street Upper, Dublin 1+

This is another ghost sign, on the gable end of a terrace on Liffey Street Upper. It’s a nostalgic favourite...

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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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Ghost sign, 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

Though it’s been five years since Aon MacDonagh Boland moved out of Lansdowne Road (relocating to James Joyce Street) and...

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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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