I usually have a rule that I never go into an abandoned house but I broke that when I went away for a weekend to Enniskerry. I saw this derelict building on the side of the road, door wide open, so I let my curiosity get the better of me. In I went, to a … Continue reading Derelict House, Enniskerry.
The Clancy Barracks date from about 1857 and have had a long connection with artillery, cavalry, and ordnance. They have been associated with various military events including the Crimean War, the Boer War, World War 1, and the 1916 rising. The site is now being used for various film and TV show sets, most notably … Continue reading Abandoned Military Clancy Barracks, Dublin (Ireland)
This is one of the most challenging sites I have explored on my own. I knew security would be very high here, so I opted for a back entrance in. This meant using Google Maps to navigate through several overgrown football pitches and through very creepy woods until I came across small derelict buildings that … Continue reading Derelict Portrane Mental Asylum, Co 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 … Continue reading Derelict 1916 Bolands Flour Mill, Dublin (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 … Continue reading Derelict Swiftcall Call Centre, Sandymount (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 … Continue reading Derelict Ballyfermot Warehouse, Dublin (Ireland)
This is an article that I wrote for the Metro Herald in May, 2013 which discusses why I photograph abandoned buildings and how and where I do it. 2a588e70-beff-4194-9dd1-570a345e84f8
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.