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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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Offices, Little Strand Street, Dublin 1+

Little Strand Street is even quieter than its Great sibling, running from Capel Street along the rear of the block...

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Wolfe Tone Park, Jervis Street, Dublin 1+

Sitting between Wolfe Tone Street and Jervis Street, Wolfe Tone Park is on the site of the graveyard that was...

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Paving, Sackville Place, Dublin 1+

Sackville Place was the site of two of the four bomb attacks that took place in Dublin between late 1972...

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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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Shopfront, 13-14 Sackville Place, Dublin 1+

In the middle of Sackville Place, a surprisingly quiet little street, the Hollywood Academy’s eye-bleedingly vivid cerise front stands out....

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Factory, 26 King’s Inns Street, Dublin 1+

From the double-takes by people walking down King’s Inns Street when the doors to Williams and Woods were open, you...

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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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Koningsveld & Zoon, 12 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1+

It’s not in good condition, but the facade of the former Koningsveld & Zoon building is still striking above ground...

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