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People have fallen in love with this Dun Laoghaire newsagent on Humans of Dublin

A local legend <3

The last one!

A photo posted by Seán De Bhuimh (@ekg2009) on

IF YOU’VE EVER visited Dun Laoghaire, then chances are you’ve darkened the door of Dun Leary’s Last Corner Shop, a slightly hectic newsagents and local institution.

It’s known for its ace offers…

For being open very, very late…

duna Source: Yelp

And for stocking newspapers from all over the country and the world. We mean everything from The Angl0-Celt to Der Spiegel.

Yesterday, Humans of Dublin shared a photo of Dun Leary’s Last Corner Shop’s owner, John Hyland, who explained why he loved his job.

There are two things I really love; reading newspapers and talking to people. I consider myself a lucky fella I’ve been doing what I love since 1971!

It’s the little things, right?

15337409_544193865779313_8745287620340841920_n Source: Peter Varga/Humans of Dublin

The photo has received over 2,600 likes. Locals have taken to the comments to pay tribute to Hyland with many describing him as a “legend” and an “institution”.

pap Source: Humans of Dublin/Facebook

facb Source: Humans of Dublin/Facebook



You know where to visit next time you’re in Dun Laoghaire, so.

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