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2016 instagram | Dublin Ghost Signs

At this time of the year, people on instagram tend to post their photo highlights of the year. I used to create the collage of the top #DublinGhostSigns posts […]

Dublin Ghost Signs that disappeared in 2016

Disappeared 2016 | Dublin Ghost Signs

We lost more signs from the streets of Dublin in 2016. Here is a selection of them – can you think of any more? Leave a comment below. Click the links below to view […]

Fuchsia MacAree print for Irish Architecture Foundation | Dublin Ghost Signs

Dublin Ghost Signs | Fuchsia MacAree

A couple of weeks ago, illustrator Fuchsia MacAree got in touch with me to say that she had made a print with the Irish Architecture Foundation which will be given […]

Dublin Ghost Signs in Sunday Times | 12 June 2016

Sunday Times 12 June 2016 | Dublin Ghost Signs

Dara Flynn included Dublin Ghost Signs in her Font Memories article in the Sunday Times on 12 June 2016. Along with Antonia Hart (Ghost Signs of Dublin) and Ruth Griffin […]

Dublin’s ghost signs featured on RTÉ’s Inside Culture, 9 May 2016

Inside Culture | Dublin Ghost Signs

Have you ever looked up at the building where D’Olier Street and Westmoreland Street meet at O’Connell Bridge? You probably have, as it’s one of Dublin’s architectural gems. What you […]

DublinGhostSigns on the St Patrick’s Day Parade Route

St Patricks Parade 2016

If you are going to the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin on 17 March 2016, make sure you look up and check out some of the Dublin’s old signs along the […]

Dublin signs that re-emerged in 2015 | Dublin Ghost Signs

Yesterday, we had a round-up of some of the Dublin signs which disappeared in 2015. It wasn’t all doom, gloom and disappearance this year, however. Dublin also saw the re-emergence […]

13 Dublin signs that we lost in 2015 | Dublin Ghost Signs

This is a selection of the signs that disappeared in Dublin in 2015. Can you think of any more? Click the links below to view the posts.       […]

A flying visit to London | Dublin Ghost Signs

From a recent flying visit to London. Although the purpose of the trip wasn’t to spot ghost signs, I was taken aback by the amount of old signs I spotted on a […]

Scary Signs | Dublin Ghost Signs

Here at, Halloween is our favourite time of the year. Ghosts (signs) are our thing! And when it comes to ghosts, we say the spookier the better! From spooky […]

Thank you for voting for Dublin Ghost Signs | #bloggies2015

Dublin Ghost Signs has been shortlisted in two categories in the Blog Awards Ireland 2015 and we are looking for your votes! The public vote went live yesterday (7 September) and will […]

Links to vote for Dublin Ghost Signs | #bloggies2015

  Please click on the links below to vote for Dublin Ghost Signs in the Blog Awards Ireland 2015:   Best Art & Culture:   Best Photography Blog: […]

The Ghost Signs of Ulysses | Dublin Ghost Signs

One of the most iconic ghost signs in Dublin is that of Finn’s Hotel on South Leinster Street, home of the infamous first meeting of James Joyce and Nora Barnacle […]

Dublin Ghost Signs is 2!!!

I got a message from WordPress today, telling me that I first registered dublinghostsigns with them two years ago today! In some ways, it feels like the two years has […]

Project Dublin Interview | #DublinGhostSigns

A few weeks ago, on a windy and rainy Saturday morning, I met up with Hannah Parkes from Project Dublin for a walking tour of some of Dublin’s ghost signs. Hannah […]

“These ghost signs are a window into Dublin’s fading past” | article in The Journal | #DublinGhostSigns

  Dublin Ghost Signs has been featured in a wonderful article by Peter Bodkin on The Journal. The write up showcases photographs of some of Dublin’s finest old signs and […]

Handpainted signs making a come back in Dublin

As I’ve wandered the Dublin streets lately, I’ve noticed an increase in the number of businesses which are painting new signs on the walls of their premises. Examples of these […]

#DublinGhostSigns featured as one of the “25 great Irish Instagram accounts”

Around this time last week, on 1 February 2015, the Dublin Ghost Signs instagram account was featured in a ‘25 great Irish Instagram accounts you should definitely follow‘ article on The […]

Happy New Year 2015! from #DublinGhostSigns

  Dublin Ghost Signs would like to wish you all a very happy and prosperous 2015! We are looking forward to bringing you more ghost signs from a more areas in […]

Ghost Doorsteps of Dublin

Although the pursuits of a ghost sign hunter generally involve looking up rather than down, there are occasions when I’ve looked down only to spot one of Dublin’s beautiful tiled […]

Meet the Ghost Sign Hunters

“Ghost signs add mystery to cities, which might be the profoundest part of their appeal”         – Nick Gadd The Dublin Ghost Signs project was recently featured […]