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Fatal stabbing

These type of buildings hold the potential danger that people will use them for illegal and dangerous acts that may lead to harm being caused to others. Throughout the time I have been exploring these buildings I have never come across an actual person in them, but judging by the things I see in them […]

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Poolbeg Pigeon House Power Station, Dublin (Ireland)

The Pigeon House, more formally known as the Poolbeg plant was built in the early 1900’s and was used for power generation. Out of all of the buildings I have been to, the Pigeon House was by far the hardest to find and get in. It is tucked away in the heart of a huge […]

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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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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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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 […]