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The Abandoned FAAC Electronics Factory and Warehouse, Dublin, Ireland

The five-acre FAAC Electronics Factory and Warehouse site has been sitting derelict for 15 years and is a stark reminder of the Irish property crash that occurred in the 2000’s. In 2006, after FAAC shut down their Sandyford operations and moved to Citywest, the site was sold for €110 million to Lalco/Brackville Holdings (€20m per […]

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Business Ireland

Abandoned Cemetery Florists, Burke Bros (Dublin, Ireland)

Harolds Cross in Dublin has a bounty of history spreading back hundreds of years ago. Sadly, a lot of family run businesses that were set up back in time and flourished as they were passed down generations and generations, are now derelict and just waiting to be demolished. Number 119 on Harold Cross Road, used […]

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Abandoned Swiftcall Call Centre, Sandymount (Ireland)

When I see a big sign on a door saying “KEEP OUT”, my mind tells me no but my body tells me yes. It is impossible not to go in especially when you know there’s an abandoned site behind it. This derelict call centre was your standard abandoned office – old equipment still there, wires […]

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Alexandra Guild House, Dublin (Ireland)

The Alexandra Guild House nursing home was established in 1954 and was used as an aged care retirement home for elderly women. In 2007, it merged with Cowper Care and the residents were moved to different premises. Before doing so, the staff left a bunch of documents behind in one of the rooms. The only […]

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Abandoned Killiney Beach Tea Rooms, Dublin (Ireland)

This small building situated along the beautiful Killiney Beach is an eyesore. Covered in graffiti and home to endless piles of empty beer cans, this long-abandoned site is a popular attraction for ‘sessions’ (a gathering of people where copious amounts of alcohol and other substances are consumed). Now, I won’t lie – I have joined […]

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Business Ireland

(Old) Grand Canal Dock, Dublin

The Dublin Docklands, where these photos were shot, comprises of an array of derelict buildings. Consisting of mostly large empty warehouses, the dilapidated area is a sharp contrast to the high rise office blocks and shiny new buildings right beside it.