Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show

Louise McSharry
Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show

If you’re a fan of Marvel’s new series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., you may have noticed some familiar footage during the latest episode.


In a scene which purported to be in Oslo, shots of Dublin during the 2006 riots were used.  Dublin is easily identified by the Parnell Monument which bears a golden harp.


Strangely, the episode does actually end up in Ireland where one of the characters has apparently stored an important item in a monastery.

Alas, the scenery there wasn’t exactly accurate either.  The ‘monastery’ looked like this on the outside:


And this on the inside:


Anyone ever been to a church like that in Ireland?

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