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19 stunning tattoos inspired by Dublin

Dublin in your heart = Dublin on your skin.

1. This city skyline on a rainbow background

Skyline tattooed by Luke. @ledhandsluke :) 🇮🇪😊

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2. This simple reminder

3. This Ha’penny Bridge, with “homeward”

Ha'penny bridge for baz!

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4. This Liffey heron over a triskele

5. This beautiful souvenir of #YesToLove

6. This tattoo of… you know the way a cup of tea might remind you of home?

Dublin skyline for Sean.

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7. This epic armpiece of the Custom House and a tall ship

#dublinharbour #dublintattoo #armpiece #shadedtattoo #armband #fullyhealedtattoo

A photo posted by Valkyria Tattoo Parlour (@valkyria_bea) on

8. This beautifully intricate illustration by Dubliner Harry Clarke

Be still my heart- I got to do a Harry Clarke tattoo on Abby! My favorite artist! #kaismarttattoo #harryclarke

A photo posted by Kai Smart (@ladymisskai) on

9. This extremely relevant WB Yeats quote in typewriter font

10. The skyline again, this time in colour

11. Or in simple line, around a bicep.

12. This detail from Yeats’ totally bonkers occult book, A Vision

13. This coastal landscape

Irish landscape done in Dublin. ------------------------------------------- For booking 📩 (Make sure to include name, city, idea, placement, size and budget) TOUR DATES: BRUSSELS: ★ Purple Sun • November 2 - 7 ★ ★ ITBC • November 13 - 15 ★ (Walk-ins only from my flashbook only/no custom project. Flashbook can only be seen at the convention - NOT ONLINE) BREDA: ★ Bunker Tattoo • November 17 - 21★ (Email for bookings) MONTREAL: @imperialtattooconnexion from november 23rd ROME ★ Fronte Del Porto • January 26 - February 4★ (Email for bookings) MILAN ★ Milano Tattoo Convention • February 5 - 7★ MOSCOW: ★ Moscow Tattoo Convention • May 27 - 29★

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14. Another beautifully intricate Harry Clarke piece

Detall braç. #Harryclarke #harryclarke #harryclarketattoo

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15. This triptych inspired by artist, Dubliner and extremely lively character Francis Bacon

16. This view from a window in Mountjoy Square

17. This geometric shamrock (OK, this isn’t really Dublin-specific, but it was done in a studio on Cow’s Lane)

18. This passport stamp, from the year the Irish Free State became… Ireland

Gap filler Dublin passport stamp from last week on @aminolan007 ✌🏻️✌🏻

A post shared by 🌿Emma🍄🌸 (@nymphtattoo) on

19. And this.

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