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These Brand New Aerial Photos Of Dublin Capture The City As You've Never Seen It Before

By aidan

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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Well, consider this one item ticked off your Christmas shopping list.

Dublin: A View From Above is a collection of brand new images by Dennis Horgan, featuring 240 stunning pics of the city as you've never seen it before.

And man oh man, are they bloody amazing.

"Seen from the edge of an open aircraft door, the city below looks breathtaking," says Dennis, a former auctioneer who first announced his talent for aerial photography with a similar book about Cork. He took the photos both from planes and helicopters, usually with a door removed to get better shots (gulp).

"From above, the storage tanks at St James’ Gate Brewery take on a whole new appearance, reminiscent of a scene from a film. And who knew there were rooftop swimming pools in the Dublin docks?"

Here are 10 stunning pics from the book to whet your appetite; remember, there are 230 more where these came from.

Row-by-row, the houses of Stoneybatter

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Temple Street Church

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All at sea: a stunning view of the South Wall and the port

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Looking west along the Liffey, from the Talbot Bridge to the Ha'penny

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Colourful containers lined up at the port

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Tanks in the Guinness brewery at St James's Gate

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From above, the storage tanks at St James’ Gate Brewery take on a whole new appearance, reminiscent of a scene from a film.

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The grounds of Trinity captured in all their glory

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St Stephen's Green as you've never seen it before

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The IFSC and canal docks shimmering in the sunshine

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And finally, Herbert Park and Dublin Bay looking absolutely fucking awesome

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It would be quite impossible to love this city any harder.

is published by The Collins Press, price €24.99. It is available from all good bookshops and online from collinspress.ie.

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