Dublin’s ever-changing streets | Dublin Ghost Signs

Dublin's ever-changing streets | Dublin Ghost Signs

At the end of each year, I do a round up of the old Dublin signs which have reappeared (and disappeared) over the previous 12 months. (see 2016 & 2015 […]

Happy New Year from #DublinGhostSigns

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 2016bestnine.com to create the collage of the top #DublinGhostSigns posts […]

Irish Hotel Supplies Ltd, Dublin 1 | Dublin Ghost Signs

Hotel Supplies | Dublin Ghost Signs

Irish Hotel Supplies Ltd, off Marlborough Street, Dublin 1

Guardian Witness Readers’ Assignment: Ghost Signs

Dublin Ghost Signs

A recent Guardian Witness Readers’ Assignment sought to gather photos of ghost signs from its readers around the world. The readers’ assignments are an interesting use of crowdsourcing to gather […]

Hoyte & Son, Dublin 1 | Dublin Ghost Signs

Hostel? | Dublin Ghost Signs

Today I met fellow ghost sign hunter & author of Ghost Signs of Dublin, Antonia Hart & we ended up chatting about a recent ghost sign I found and posted on Instagram […]

Handpainted Dublin Sign | Minetta Deli

A few months ago, I put up a post about Dublin businesses which are hand painting their signs. In that post I featured businesses like The Bretzel Bakery, Molloy & […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Switzers, Dublin 2 | Dublin Ghost Signs

  What is now Brown Thomas, a luxury department store in Dublin’s city centre was once called Switzers.  This beautiful, ornate sign can still be seen on the Wicklow Street […]