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18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin

So much history, so little time.

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Drink Fanta Orange. #DublinGhostSigns

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THE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT and hashtag #DublinGhostSigns turns up a rich selection of sights you might never have considered before.

Scores of photos of old signage from forgotten businesses and enterprises (some more long forgotten than others) gathered by the Dublin Ghost Signs website, curated by Emma Clarke.

Here’s what you might see if you look up (or even down)…

1. Duke Street

2. Dublin 2

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3. Rathmines

4. O’Connell Street

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Apollo. #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin1 #ReusingDublin

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5. Dublin 8

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Bridies #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin8

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6. Dawson Street

7. Georges Street

8. Great Denmark Street

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Tip Top Cakeshop #DublinGhostSigns

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9. Abbey Street

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Café Ritz #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin1

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 10. Rathgar

11. Dublin Castle

12. Camden Street

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Avanti Travel #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin2

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13. Montague Lane

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Seán Donnelly. #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin2

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14. Duke Street

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The Combridge Galleries. #DublinGhostSigns

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15. Hawkins Street (Screen Cinema)

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Metro Burger. #DublinGhostSigns

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16. Eden Quay

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Seamen's Institute. #DublinGhostSigns

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17. North Circular Road

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Byrne. #DublinGhostSigns #DublinDoorsteps

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18. Stoneybatter

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T. Lyster #DublinGhostSigns #DublinDoorsteps

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