Come Here To Me

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Some of my favourite pieces from Come Here To Me, a blog I co-edit with two other Dubliners based on the city. Mainly historic content.

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Swastika Laundry (1912 - 1987)

Swastika Laundry (1912 – 1987)

The Swastika Laundry operated from the Shelbourne Road in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 for 75 years. It was founded by John W. Brittain (1872 – 1937) from Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim who was one of t…

"The steel behind the laugh,  The Four Courts burnt."

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"The steel behind the laugh, The Four Courts burnt."

Moore Street Oul' Ones.

Arrah Come Here To Me!

Hopefully the first of many this, from the very excellent Paul Duffy, one of the illustrators who is helping us out with the CHTM! book. All this as well as being the drummer for Dublin hardcore b…

I miss the Tall Ships.

I miss the Tall Ships.

What a fantastic few days that was. After a few days knocking around the docks, it was sad watching the ships sail out yesterday. If nothing else, the festival showed that the soulless kip that is …

ADW's traffic box.

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ADW's traffic box.

Anti-Communism, ‘Animal Gangs’ and April days of violence in 1936.

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Anti-Communism, ‘Animal Gangs’ and April days of violence in 1936.

Raising the Red Flag at the Rotunda. The workers occupation of January 1922.

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Raising the Red Flag at the Rotunda. The workers occupation of January 1922.