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#Double Take

# double-take - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin
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Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 7,878 Views 1 Comment

The unlikely association with St James in Dublin’s Docklands.

# double-take - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies
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Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies

Sep 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 2,486 Views 0 Comments

Leave an object, make a wish.

# double-take - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8
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Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8

Sep 19th 2018, 4:23 PM 4,161 Views 0 Comments

The religious shrine found in an urban neighbourhood.

# double-take - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7
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Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7

Sep 12th 2018, 4:58 PM 1,605 Views 1 Comment

Haymarket Square was once the home of a thriving livestock market.

# double-take - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park
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Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park

Sep 5th 2018, 4:25 PM 6,603 Views 2 Comments

Meet the zombie-like granite figure that resides in a park designed for meditation.

# double-take - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Double Take: The creepy Waterford structure that was once Ireland's longest bridge
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Double Take: The creepy Waterford structure that was once Ireland's longest bridge

Aug 29th 2018, 5:24 PM 3,778 Views 0 Comments

The Old Red Iron Bridge was a central part of Ireland’s transport network in the early 1900s.

# double-take - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Double Take: The Dublin 7 church with a crypt full of mummies down below
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Double Take: The Dublin 7 church with a crypt full of mummies down below

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:10 PM 1,831 Views 2 Comments

Meet the ‘Big Four’ at one of Dublin city’s more macabre landmarks, St Michan’s Church.

# double-take - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Double Take: The mysterious African rhino that appeared overnight in a Dublin river
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Double Take: The mysterious African rhino that appeared overnight in a Dublin river

Aug 15th 2018, 3:32 PM 14,896 Views 2 Comments

The life-size statue can be found in the River Dodder.

# double-take - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Double Take: The stone seat in the Phoenix Park that's actually an ancient tomb
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Double Take: The stone seat in the Phoenix Park that's actually an ancient tomb

Aug 8th 2018, 4:23 PM 2,833 Views 0 Comments

Head through the Chapelizod gate to find one of Dublin city’s oldest monuments.

# double-take - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Double Take: The bizarre 140ft-high monument towering over a park in Kildare
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Double Take: The bizarre 140ft-high monument towering over a park in Kildare

Aug 1st 2018, 4:07 PM 4,781 Views 4 Comments

Conolly’s Folly has been there for more than 250 years.

# double-take - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted
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Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted

Jul 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 4,338 Views 0 Comments

The story of MV Plassy, the steam trawler enjoying island life.

# double-take - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Double Take: Have you walked down Murdering Lane in Dublin?
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Double Take: Have you walked down Murdering Lane in Dublin?

Jul 18th 2018, 4:44 PM 7,017 Views 0 Comments

A horrible history of this unassuming alleyway in Dublin 8.

# double-take - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Double Take: The windowless landmark on Dublin's College Green
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Double Take: The windowless landmark on Dublin's College Green

Jul 11th 2018, 2:48 PM 8,196 Views 0 Comments

No room with a view from Bank of Ireland’s headquarters.

# double-take - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Double Take: The bronze statue of Charlie Chaplin standing alone in a Kerry village
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Double Take: The bronze statue of Charlie Chaplin standing alone in a Kerry village

Jul 4th 2018, 4:59 PM 4,677 Views 0 Comments

The Tramp’s go-to getaway in Ireland.

# double-take - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Double Take: The kitchen chair and teddy bear sitting on top of a Wicklow mountain
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Double Take: The kitchen chair and teddy bear sitting on top of a Wicklow mountain

Jun 27th 2018, 4:37 PM 1,084 Views 0 Comments

The chair, cast in bronze, looks out over the fields below.

# double-take - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Double Take: The Leeside house that inspired a world-famous mathematician
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Double Take: The Leeside house that inspired a world-famous mathematician

Jun 20th 2018, 5:01 PM 1,357 Views 0 Comments

George Boole produced some of his most famous work at 5 Grenville Place.

# double-take - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Double Take: The Bride St plaques featuring stories of life in Dublin 8
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Double Take: The Bride St plaques featuring stories of life in Dublin 8

Jun 13th 2018, 4:50 PM 1,249 Views 1 Comment

Quotes, stories and jokes from inner-city residents, all cast in bronze.

# double-take - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Double Take: The street in a Sligo town mysteriously named after Buenos Aires
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Double Take: The street in a Sligo town mysteriously named after Buenos Aires

Jun 6th 2018, 3:56 PM 4,445 Views 0 Comments

Don’t cry for Strandhill, Argentina.

# double-take - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Double Take: The bronze bust celebrating a 19th-century Bengali poet in Stephen's Green
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Double Take: The bronze bust celebrating a 19th-century Bengali poet in Stephen's Green

May 30th 2018, 4:15 PM 2,121 Views 1 Comment

Rabindranath Tagore enjoys the city centre greenery.

# double-take - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms
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Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms

May 23rd 2018, 4:02 PM 3,482 Views 2 Comments

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

# double-take - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Double Take: The plaque in Rathmines celebrating telescope maker Howard Grubb
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Double Take: The plaque in Rathmines celebrating telescope maker Howard Grubb

May 16th 2018, 4:08 PM 1,445 Views 0 Comments

In plain sight on Observatory Lane.

# double-take - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Double Take: St Valentine's heart in a box in a Dublin church
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Double Take: St Valentine's heart in a box in a Dublin church

May 9th 2018, 4:16 PM 9,579 Views 0 Comments

St Valentine’s heart will go on.

# double-take - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Double Take: The gigantic 3D squirrel beside Tara Street station
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Double Take: The gigantic 3D squirrel beside Tara Street station

May 2nd 2018, 4:49 PM 1,698 Views 0 Comments

Look up on your way to the Dart and you’ll spot this spectacular squirrel.

# double-take - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Double Take: The fairy village tucked behind a West Cork café
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Double Take: The fairy village tucked behind a West Cork café

Apr 25th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,044 Views 1 Comment

Stop in at Ger’s Wild Atlantic Diner for a cup of tea and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what else you find there.

# double-take - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Double Take: Spot the Rory Gallagher tribute outside this Donegal nursing home
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Double Take: Spot the Rory Gallagher tribute outside this Donegal nursing home

Apr 18th 2018, 4:40 PM 1,201 Views 0 Comments

Rock Hospital by name… and by nature.

# double-take - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Have you spotted the forgotten Penny Dreadful signage on this Dublin side street?
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Have you spotted the forgotten Penny Dreadful signage on this Dublin side street?

Apr 11th 2018, 5:25 PM 2,800 Views 0 Comments

Take a wander through Dame Court and you’ll spot a piece of Victorian London.

# double-take - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Double Take: The tribute to a failed Spanish general on Cork's Cornmarket St
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Double Take: The tribute to a failed Spanish general on Cork's Cornmarket St

Apr 4th 2018, 5:13 PM 978 Views 0 Comments

Don Juan de Aquila is also the ‘Spaniard’ who inspired the famous Kinsale pub.

# double-take - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Double Take: The larger-than-life honey bee on a Co Kerry street
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Double Take: The larger-than-life honey bee on a Co Kerry street

Mar 28th 2018, 6:05 PM 8,362 Views 0 Comments

The mural was painted by artist Lorraine McDonnell in 2016.

DO NOT USE Double Take: The larger-than-life honey bee hidden away in Co Kerry
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DO NOT USE Double Take: The larger-than-life honey bee hidden away in Co Kerry

Mar 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 34 Views 0 Comments

The mural was painted by artist Lorraine McDonnell in 2016.

# double-take - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Double Take: What's with the burning building logo all over Dublin city centre?
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Double Take: What's with the burning building logo all over Dublin city centre?

Mar 21st 2018, 4:15 PM 7,224 Views 0 Comments

You’ll spot them on lampposts all over the city.

# double-take - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Double Take: The Waterford town that's splitting the atom
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Double Take: The Waterford town that's splitting the atom

Mar 14th 2018, 4:22 PM 3,131 Views 1 Comment

Take a stroll through Dungarvan and you’ll spot some intriguing carvings outside the shops on Grattan Square.

# double-take - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Double Take: The VERY DARK CAVES sign from Father Ted
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Double Take: The VERY DARK CAVES sign from Father Ted

Mar 7th 2018, 4:28 PM 3,809 Views 1 Comment

Mad Ted.

# double-take - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Double Take: The Irish Hollywood in the Wicklow Gap
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Double Take: The Irish Hollywood in the Wicklow Gap

Feb 28th 2018, 3:57 PM 4,592 Views 0 Comments

City of dreams!

# double-take - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Double Take: The gory Limerick mural with a nod to Hello Kitty
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Double Take: The gory Limerick mural with a nod to Hello Kitty

Feb 21st 2018, 5:15 PM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

It’s an eye-popping design… and we really do mean ‘eye-popping’.

# double-take - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Have you heard about the hungry tree in Dublin 7?
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Have you heard about the hungry tree in Dublin 7?

Feb 14th 2018, 3:49 PM 4,861 Views 0 Comments

It’s been gobbling a bench for the last eighty years.

# double-take - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Double Take: The technicolour rock at the centre of the Waterford-Kilkenny rivalry
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Double Take: The technicolour rock at the centre of the Waterford-Kilkenny rivalry

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 2,061 Views 0 Comments

Mount Misery’s rockface is blue and white one day, black and amber the next.

# double-take - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

The deadly Where's Me Jumper? tribute outside Bishop Lucey Park in Cork
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The deadly Where's Me Jumper? tribute outside Bishop Lucey Park in Cork

Jan 31st 2018, 4:29 PM 4,756 Views 2 Comments

Top Marx.

# double-take - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing
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Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing

Jan 24th 2018, 4:12 PM 6,960 Views 4 Comments

Ever heard of Armstrong Walk?

# double-take - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Double Take: The plaque commemorating Raymond Chandler's unlikely connection to Waterford
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Double Take: The plaque commemorating Raymond Chandler's unlikely connection to Waterford

Jan 17th 2018, 3:19 PM 1,919 Views 1 Comment

One of the leading crime writers of the twentieth century has roots in Waterford.

# double-take - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Double Take: The little-known Dublin plaque to an unsung hero of the Famine
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Double Take: The little-known Dublin plaque to an unsung hero of the Famine

Jan 10th 2018, 3:43 PM 1,701 Views 0 Comments

Ever heard of Pawel Edmund Strzelecki?