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Business Ireland

Abandoned SwiftCall 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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Business Factory/Warehouse Ireland

Abandoned 1916 Boland’s Flour Mill, Dublin (Ireland)

I spent months trying to find a way into this historical building that played such an important part in Irish history, specifically 1916. It is where Eamon De Valera and his men hid out when things were getting heated in Dublin during the war of independence. Another site I’ve explored that holds even more historical […]

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Business Ireland

Norton Associates Photography Studio, Windmill Lane, Ireland

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Home/House Ireland

Aldborough House, Dublin, Ireland

Many abandoned buildings are used by squatters to sleep in, drink, take drugs or perform illegal acts. Drug use has been evident in almost every building I have photographed but has never stopped me from wanting to explore. Aldborough House was a different story. Upon arriving to the site and locating an entry point into […]

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Home/House Ireland

Cork Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Factory/Warehouse Ireland

Derelict Ballyfermot Warehouse, Dublin (Ireland)

I get a lot of email requests from photographers, film directors, location scouters and other urban explorers for the location details of certain places I have photographed. The most type of site people ask for details about, is a site with space to shoot photos, films etc. I have personally brought many of these people […]

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Factory/Warehouse Ireland

Old Bakery Mill, Dublin, Ireland

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Ireland Mental Asylum

Grangegorman Mental Asylum, Dublin (Ireland)

Dates: 1814 – 2013 Number of patients: Over 2,000 Size: 30 hectares Status: Demolished Grangegorman Mental Asylum (otherwise known as Richmond Asylum) was part of St. Brendan’s Hospital, a psychiatric facility located in Co Dublin, Ireland. Interestingly, it was Ireland’s first ever public psychiatric hospital and it was my first “abandoned building” experience. The site […]

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Activity/Adventure Centre Business Ireland

Dun Laoghaire Baths, Dublin (Ireland)

The Dun Laoghaire Baths, otherwise known as Rainbow Rapids, date back to the 1790’s and used to act as a public place to swim and bathe up until 1997. There were different types of baths available to customers such as sea and fresh water, hot and cold baths, sulphur, seaweed and Russian and hot sea-water […]

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Business Ireland Nursing Home

Alexandra Guild House, Dublin (Ireland)

The Alexandra Guild House was established in 1954 and used as a 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 pile of papers consisted of family […]