5 maps of Dublin that will give you a new perspective

first_imgCARTOGRAPHER MUIRIS de Buitleír has assembled a series of alternative maps of Dublin, giving fresh insights into the geography of the capital.They are published in his book A Portrait of Dublin in Maps. Here are five of the most striking:1. GodlessnessThis map shows the percentage of people in each area saying they are not religious – the darker, the greater.For a full-size map, click here.2. Human wasteThis map shows where the major sewers and other drainage tunnels run under the streets of the capital.For a full-size map, click here. 3. Bedsit livingThis map shows the percentage of the population living in single-room accommodation – the darker, the greater. For a full-size map, click here. 4. Middle classesThis map shows the middle classes as a percentage of the population – the darker the area, the greater the proportion of middle-class residents.For a full-size map, click here. 5. CrimeThis map shows the number of crime events per square kilometre in different districts – the darker, the greater.For a full-size map, click here. A Portrait of Dublin in Maps is published by Gill & MacMillan. To find out more or to buy the book, click here.More: Dublin used to have 56 different cinemas. Here are some of the lost ones>More: 11 shop fronts from a different Ireland>last_img