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Ami from Miami Ink is opening a tattoo parlour in Cork next week

Now it truly is the rebel county.

Ami James and Ross Nagle are going above and ... Source: Facebook

AMI JAMES MADE his name as a tattoo artist and parlour owner on the hit show Miami Ink.

Now he’s bringing his expertise to Ireland – Cork to be precise.

He’s teaming up with Limerick artist Ross Nagle and the whole Miami Ink gang including Darren Brass and Yoji Harada will be in Cork for the opening of the Love Hate Social Club on 1 August.

Another hard day down today getting the shop a ... Source: Facebook

The shop will be located on French Church Street in Cork City and Nagle has been posting pictures of progress on the parlour’s interior on Instagram:

We are in the final stretch with getting @lovehatecork ready for opening next Friday. All hand painted signs to go up in a couple of days along with the windows being blessed by master sign painter Tom Collins. Grand opening party August 2nd :) Source: rossnagle

Thank you uncle Angelo for helping us get stocked up proper for @lovehatecork .. @timetellstattoopigment @angelomiller_ir Source: rossnagle

@lovehatecork opens August 1st. We are making huge progress!Here's some sneaky shots of ground floor. Second floor is going to be at this stage next week. #AheadOfSchedule Can't wait for everyone to see it all when finished. #CorkCity Source: rossnagle

Ami James has described Nagle as “one of the best in the business” and proclaims

We are ready to bring the greatest tattooing ever seen to the streets of Cork.

Ross Nagle is the head artist at Limerick’s Allstar Ink, which has been visited by some of the crew of Miami Ink and is the “coolest shop in Ireland” according to James.

Source: pstar1979/YouTube

James will also be tattooing someone live on air during the Colm Hayes Show on 2FM next Wednesday.

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