Someone altered this racist Dublin graffiti in the best way possible

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Dublin city's walls are covered in street art and graffiti, from gorgeous creations á la Joe Caslin's Equality mural, to words and slogans we'd really rather not see scrawled in white paint on our commute home.

One such negative piece of graffiti is drawing attention today, but it's for a pretty lovely reason.

Syrian-Irish Psychology student Tamim Mobayed posted the images to his Twitter account this morning, after seeing them "on a friend's Facebook page," and they've been getting quite a reaction online.

"Love it – lightheartedly illuminating darkness in Dublin," Tamim wrote alongside the before-and-after images, the second of which shows the words "All Muslims are scum" altered to say "All Muslims are sound."

The photos have gotten quite a reaction online, with Dubliners praising the anonymous graffiti-fixer for altering the offensive slogan:

It's not a perfect solution to Ireland's ongoing racism problems of course, but we love the message behind it.

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