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Illustrated Views of Dublin City

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Three of Dublin’s most talented illustrators took to the rooftops of Dublin with one not-so-easy task: draw their version of the incredible view in just one day. The result – three stunning videos of artists in action, capturing Dublin at its most beautiful.


Everybody loves a good rooftop. The Beatles. Skyfall James Bond. Man on Wire. The ultimate panorama of a city, set into its natural landscape, allows the high climber to take in the true character and beauty of the centuries of society that has left its mark. Dublin’s is particularly special: bounded by mountains and the sea, rivers wind around buildings historical and modern. These three views, drawn in the inimitable styles of Steve Simpson, Steve McCarthy and Fuchsia MacAree, take in all the landmarks that Dubliners love best. Come and join them at their incredible vantage points – and don’t be afraid to look down.

Steve McCarthy illustrated a view of Grand Canal Dock from the Roof Lounge of the Marker Hotel

Illustrated Views of Dublin City
Illustrated Views of Dublin City

Steve Simpson illustrated a view of Old Dublin from the Gravity Bar at the Guinness Storehouse

Fuchsia MacAree illustrated a view of Dublin Port from Portview House in Ringsend Village

Illustrated Views of Dublin City