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14 of the most Dublin 8 things that have ever happened

Never change, D8.

1. This bicycle repair shop.

Ah, moustaches and bicycles. The true symbols of Dublin 8.

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2. This extremely hipster note offering “kefir grains”

*Googles kefir grains*

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3. The time the guards had to deal with disoriented swans

“You’re coming with me, swan.”

4. The time this lad was spotted in a window.

Olaf. Hmm.

5. When the horse poo fair paid a visit to the ‘hood.

6. When this café got the Virgin Mary to endorse Yes Equality

7. When this bicycle finally became a unicycle

8. When this was the talk of the neighbourhood.


9. When this was the instruction on local bins.

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10. When an adult store on Thomas Street had just one stipulation for who they wouldn’t hire…

11. When a yoga/coffee hybrid shop opened up…


What’s next? Pilates/craft beer hubs?

12. When someone left this charming note for their “filthy, antisocial gobshite” of a neighbour

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13. When the Copper Face Jacks sign was spotted in a random Dublin 8 house


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14. When this act of genius was spotted…

16. And when this pub ordered people to get drunk.

Order heard loud and clear.

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