dublin 8

Tiles, Cork Street, Dublin 8+

If you wander through Dublin’s remaining pockets of industrial buildings, it starts to seem like every factory and warehouse that...

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Signage, Cafe and Boutique, 14a and 14b Emorville Avenue, Dublin 8+

By now, Bibi’s and Dolls are not a well-kept secret. The cafe and boutique, run by sisters Maisha and Petria...

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Mews housing, Avenue Road, Dublin 8+

Avenue Road (despite the name) is a laneway in Portobello with a series of industrial units and garage doors. It’s...

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Corner house, 9 St. Kevin’s Parade, Dublin 8+

This corner house on St. Kevin’s Parade picks up the same motifs as its neighbours – same proportions, same dark...

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Roof garden, Gray Street, The Coombe, Dublin 8+

Facing onto quiet Meath Square, the rear of this house on Gray Street draws an extra storey from above its...

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Post Office, 5 Usher’s Quay, Dublin 8+

The post office on Usher’s Quay is still in operation, though it looks like it’s trapped in amber. Its shopfront...

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Trompe l’oeil, Thomas Street, Dublin 8+

Facing the gorgeous Guinness power station, there’s this big gable end with a trompe l’oeil arch on it. The paint...

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Ghost sign (The Central Hide and Skin Co. Ltd.), Watling Street, Dublin 8+

Watling Street has the right setup for unease – it’s very quiet, with much of one side being occupied by...

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Brabazon Square, The Coombe, Dublin 8+

Between Meath Street and Pimlico, there are four small residential squares, accessed from Gray Street. Each one has a terrace...

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Windows, Moravian church, 40 Lower Kevin Street, Dublin 8+

Supplementing the Moravian church built on the site in the 18th century, the two-storey office and meeting room block facing...

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