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The Freemasons’ Hall, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2+

Though the Grand Lodge of Ireland dates from 1725 or earlier, work on their present building in Dublin began in 1866....

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Model, Thomas Read, 4 Parliament Street+

One of the nicest things about running a blog is that, sometimes, people get in touch about interesting things you wouldn’t...

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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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Ghost sign (Lennox Chemicals), 3/4 Leinster Street South, Dublin 2+

Among Dublin’s many wonderful ghost signs, the ones from the former Lennox Chemicals premises on South Leinster Street might be...

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Catholic Apostolic/St. Finian’s Lutheran Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2+

Sitting at about a 30-degree angle to Adelaide Road, the church was originally built for the Catholic Apostolic Church. The...

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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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Painted sign, Mark’s Lane, Dublin 2+

Mark’s Lane runs parallel to Pearse and Townsend Streets, separating the Markievicz flat complex from St. Mark’s Church. The Markievicz...

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Nassau Street entrance, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

The passageway from Nassau Street into Fellows’ Square in Trinity College is part of the Arts and Social Sciences building,...

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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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Carved capitals, Museum Building, Trinity College+

The distinctive elevations on the Museum Building at Trinity were the work of Deane & Woodward. However, the building’s origins...

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