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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 28 May, 2020

12 signs Dublin is really and truly losing the run of itself

Fizzy crisps anyone? Killer fades?

WE’RE NOT AT cereal café levels yet, but we’re not far off…

1. Whatever happened to a short back and sides?

Dublin's hipster-hair game is on point. Source: cmooreverdad

Spotted at the Green Rooster barbershop on Fleet Street.

2. New and hip restaurants coming out our ears

Like Porndog with its pricy gourmet hotdogs and €20 Dog’s Bollocks cocktail, which comes in a hip flask in a cigar box.

hot Source: Amy O'Connor/

3. And The Chelsea Drugstore


Coming soon to a George’s Street near you, it promises to be “fashionable without being a slave to it, arty without being pretentious and classical without being dated”.

Yeah yeah, can we wear runners or what?

4. And not forgetting:

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What is a New York-Italian-Irish restaurant? WHEN WILL THE MADNESS END?

5. Juggle-walking spotted from the Luas


juggler Source: @clydecarroll

6. Fizzy crisps

Apparently they “taste like jam and look like they were found under a table at a 21st”.

7. Someone at Lovin Dublin took agin the 3-in-1


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8. This lunch cost €21

duck Source: @phaedria

9. And this breakfast cost €16. COLD breakfast

Not even a hot sausage in your hand :(

10. And don’t even mention the wine

10 Source: @neilredfm

Nigh on €11 for a glass. It would CHOKE us.

11. Nissan Micra trade-in anyone?

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12. Bedroom near the kitchen? No problem!

kitchen Source: via

A mere €650 on Leinster Road a few months back.

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Emer McLysaght

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